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The North Point Douglas Women's Centre

Updated: May 20, 2022

It’s the season of giving, and we love giving back to our community at Yvonne’s Fitness! For the past 10 years, as the holiday season starts to wrap up, we have our own holiday party…a Zumba party! And we love to take this opportunity to raise funds and awareness for different organizations around our city. We donate all funds from our end-of-year Masterclass to our chosen institution, as well as organizing things like donation drives when we know it’s part of their community initiative. Being a primarily female-centric community, we’ve chosen female-centric organizations to give back to over the years, such as the Laurel Centre, Villa Rosa and the West Central Women’s Resource Centre.

This year, we have chosen to support the North Point Douglas Women’s Centre, an organization that grew out of a women’s empowerment project in 2002. Earlier this year, our country came face to face with a tragic part of our history after the uncovering of multiple mass graves at the sites of Canada’s former residential schools. Our Zumba students took this to heart, and spent the year educating themselves more on the histor