Applications are now open for the 2014-2015 Fairy Godmother Program!
The Princess Shop is seeking established and stable women in our community who wish to share their life experiences and make a difference in the life of a very special Princess Graduate.
The Fairy Godmother program connects women from our community with Princess Graduates. The program’s mission is to provide Princess Graduates with the needed self-awareness, self-confidence, motivation and life skills to accomplish their goals. Fairy Godmothers play a very special role in bringing these ambitions and dreams to reality!
Take some time and consider becoming a Fairy Godmother and help to create a lasting impact in the life of one of our Princess Graduates. More information about the Fairy Godmother Program can be found here.
Applications are due on May 1, 2014. Get your application in early as spots are limited!
The Princess Shop held its annual fundraising gala, the Glass Slipper Benefit for Princesses on the night of April 3, 2014. For the seventh year, The Princess Shop was amazed at the outpouring of community support for our organization and our Princess Graduates. The Princess Shop would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the Princess Graduates, dignitaries, business leaders, board members, and community leaders that attended last night and made our event a smash success.
The Princess Shop would like to extend a special thank you to K+S Potash Canada for being this year’s Glass Slipper Title Sponsor. Additional thanks to Entertainment Sponsor Saskatchewan Blue Cross, Dinner Sponsor KPMG, and our Supporting Sponsors AED Advantage, AREVA Resources, MNP, and Shaughnessy Gardens. We would like to thank TCU Place for hosting our event and to its staff for serving such a lovely meal. Thanks to The Cupcake Conspiracy for the delicious dessert cupcakes! Thank you to St. Mary Oskayak Dance Troupe for providing a lively and talented group of dancers as the final entertainment of the evening.
Thank you to the additional supporters of The Princess Shop’s Glass Slipper Benefit. Many local businesses purchased program advertisements or donated items to our silent and live auction packages. We were so grateful to have such a wide variety of auction items up for bid. Thanks to our auctioneer, Robert Jamont, for making the live auction such a fun and exciting part of the program. For a complete list of Glass Slipper Benefit Supporters, please click here.
A huge thank you to Jocelyn Morin, a 2012 Princess Graduate who agreed to share her story as the keynote presentation. Jocelyn did a great job telling a difficult personal story and sharing how her involvement with The Princess Shop programs has impacted her life.
Finally, this event would not be possible without the incredible work of our fantastic Executive Director, Karen Robson, and the entire volunteer team. Dayna Guillet, The Princess Shop’s first Glass Slipper Coordinator, did amazing work on this event and The Princess Shop is so lucky to have her leadership and support. Karen and Dayna worked tirelessly to ensure that the volunteer team was prepared and the event would run smoothly.
Thanks to the volunteer team who dedicated countless hours of time to make this event possible:
Karen Robson, Executive Director
Dayna Guillet, Glass Slipper Benefit Coordinator
Lauren Sekulich, Fairy Godmother Program Coordinator
Kayla Brien, Fairy Godmother Program Coordinator
Kayla Krawchuk, Next Chapter Program Coordinator
Kacey Keene, Communications Coordinator
Whitney Warrington, Fundraising Coordinator
Laura Boehme, Volunteer Representative
Jordyn Clark, Volunteer Representative
Cara Custead, Volunteer Representative
Lizanne Gaudet, Volunteer Representative
Glass Slipper Benefit Committee Members:
Glass Slipper Benefit Event Volunteers:
Thanks again to all of those who made this event possible! We are excited to see you all next year at the 8th Annual Glass Slipper Benefit for Princesses!
The Princess Shop is fortunate to receive tremendous community support to assist with the delivery of our Dress Program, Next Chapter Program, and Fairy Godmother Program. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Dress Program sponsors that have been already confirmed for the 2013-2014 graduation season.
Recently confirmed, returning sponsors of the Dress Program include:
- Kinsmen Club of Saskatoon at the Diamond sponsorship level
- Wright Construction at the Ruby sponsorship level
New sponsors to the Dress Program this year include:
- Cameco at the Diamond sponsorship level
- Galon Insurance Brokers at the Friend sponsorship level
- Royal Bank of Canada at the Friend sponsorship level
Thank you to these new and returning sponsors! The Dress Program has been the vessel for The Princess Shop to impact over 400 young women in Saskatoon and surrounding areas since 2005. Continued and new sponsorship allows for The Princess Shop to expand its reach each year and provide memorable graduation experiences for young women in our community. Thank you to our Dress Program sponsors!
For a complete list of our sponsors for all our offered programs, please click here.
The Princess Shop has an easy way for you to show your support. Donate $5 to The Princess Shop and challenge 5 of your friends to do the same. Have your friends continue the challenge with their networks and help The Princess Shop continue to offer its programs and services to young women across Saskatchewan. Our goal is $2500 for the month of September – give $5, ask five and help The Princess Shop impact the lives of our female youth!
To donate online, using PayPal, click here.
To donate by cheque made payable to The Princess Shop, drop off or mail to The Princess Shop.
$5 can go a long way to help the life of a Princess Graduate. Please give generously.
The Princess Shop would like to thank the following Dress Program sponsors for their support of the 2013 Graduation Season! These partnerships make it possible for the young women in our community to be supported on graduation day, and thereafter.
For a complete list, visit our sponsor page!
The Princess Shop is currently seeking Volunteer Representatives. Our team is comprised of enthusiastic young women who are committed to The Princess Shop’s cause and operations. We have undergone a year of great accomplishments and are looking forward to continuing the momentum with help from new Volunteer Representatives. Responsibilities include assisting with dress appointments, establishing and maintaing contact with our Princess Graduates, supporting Program Coordinators, and participating in the planning of our major fundraising events. The position requires a minimum 6 hour/week commitment.
If you are interested in volunteering for The Princess Shop, please click here for more information. If you have questions about this position, or other opportunities to get involved with The Princess Shop, please contact us!
This Thursday, July 11, The Princess Shop will have decreased hours of operation.
Our office hours for this Thursday, July 11 will be 12:30pm-8:00pm.
Interested in dropping off donations this Thursday? Check out our list of dress donation drop off locations and their hours of operation as an alternative to The Princess Shop.
Hoping to return your graduation dress this Thursday? Please note the time change and stop by The Princess Shop anytime between 12:30 – 8:00 PM on Thursday to return your dress and receive your dress deposit.
Hours of operation will return to normal following Thursday, July 11.
Thank you for your understanding!
-The Princess Shop
Please join us for The Princess Shop’s 6th Annual Perfectly Pink Appreciation BBQ!
The Princess Shop is thrilled to offer a satellite operation in Lloydminster!
Young women of Lloydminster have the opportunity to apply for the Lloydminster Dress Program. The Princess Shop’s regional satellite operation in Lloydminster will provide young women in the area with an opportunity to have a enhanced, memorable, and beautiful graduation day!
The Princess Shop would like to welcome Delaina Parker to our team as the Regional Satellite Office Coordinator for Lloydminster. Delaina’s dedication and energy is a great asset to our volunteer team. Welcome, Delaina! Find out more about Delaina and all of our volunteer team members here.
A huge thanks to Synergy Credit Union for providing sponsorship of the Lloydminster Dress Program. Thanks to Synergy’s generous support, The Princess Shop is able to offer graduation services to our 2013 Lloydminster Princess Graduates!