Mosaic Company give $1 million to the YWCA for new facility

On Saturday, amid the Grey Cup festivities, YWCA Regina announced that The Mosaic Company has committed $1 million in funding over the next five years to the YWCA Regina Centre for Women and Families.

“This 85-thousand-square-foot building will operate with a trauma-informed approach and wrap-around services that provide crisis and preventative supports through the work of the YWCA Regina and partners with other community-serving organizations and visiting practitioners,” says YWCA CEO Melissa Coomber-Bendtsen.

“The centre and the work to be done there will address the barriers that keep vulnerable women and children homeless and in violent situations. More than this, the centre will prevent crisis before it happens by ensuring that a family has equitable and barrier frees access to every resource they need to thrive.”

In June of this year, YWCA Regina announced a $33.9 million contribution from the Federal Government through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), a $1 million investment from the Provincial Government through the Saskatchewan Housing Corporation, and a $2 million contribution through gift of land from the City of Regina.

Including Mosaic Company’s commitment, over $13 million has been raised through the Community Campaign for this facility.

“The YWCA’s New Centre for Women and Families will be a community hub with enormous impact,” said Mosaic Company’s President & CEO, Joc O’Rourke.

“Mosaic is honoured to be a positive force for change in Regina by partnering with the YWCA on this transformational project.”

The construction of the facility began in October of this year and is expected to finish in 2024.


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