As one of the fastest growing communities in Saskatchewan, Weyburn is recognized as one of the more desirable places to live and work. Weyburn is a dynamic community with a long history of dedication to providing an exceptional quality of life for residents. We provide support to people in need including youth, and families to help build a stronger community for all who live here.
Communithon Announces 2023 Recipient Community Agencies
United Way Regina and the Weyburn Communithon Committee have approved ten (10) Community Agencies to receive funding from the 2023 Communithon. These Community Agencies provide valuable programs and services in Weyburn and the surrounding area.
The Community Agencies receiving support through the 2023 Communication are:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters Weyburn;
- Canadian Mental Health Association;
- Community Low Income Centre;
- Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Foundation;
- Envision Counselling and Support Centre;
- Inclusion Weyburn;
- Southeast Advocates for Employment;
- Spinal Cord Injury Saskatchewan;
- Weyburn Care-a-Van; and,
- Weyburn Youth Centre.
The annual Communithon’s goal is to help raise funds for these agencies, and support their invaluable work in our community.
The Communithon committee is in the planning stages for the 2023 Communithon, which will tentatively be held at the Weyburn Royal Canadian Legion on Friday, October 27th. The Communithon committee is dedicated to ensuring that our community agencies receive the funding and support they require, so that they can continue providing necessary programming and services to residents in the Weyburn area.
We welcome community involvement and other volunteers to join our committee. Follow our Facebook page or visit our website at www.communithon.com to find out more information on how you can help the Communithon committee plan the 2023 Communithon!
For more information contact:
Korryn Kubashek, Chair
Weyburn Communithon Committee
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In 2022, the top needs reported from Weyburn callers were:
- Income Support and Employment (32.2%)
- Basic Needs (23.7%)
- Abuse/Assault/Violence (18.6%)
- Mental Health and Substance Use (10.2%)
- Education (6.8%)