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The Yellowknife Association for Community Living provides lifelong support for people with disabilities and their families.

YKACL Newsletter (May 28, 2018)

May 28 2018 YKACL Newsletter 2018 Gumboot Rally raises more than $24,000! Odd Job Squad seeks employers Summer Youth Program registration now open YKACL Youth Groups to end season June 22 Peer Support Group schedule

Introducing… The Odd Job Squad~!

GOLDFISH AND YOGURT SMOOSHED UNDER YOUR TODDLER’S CAR SEAT? Fence needs fresh paint? Forgot to rake leaves last fall? Has your Cocker Spaniel turned your lawn into a mine field? Take the weekend off and let The Odd Job Squad cut your spring to-do list in half! The Odd Job Squad is a brand new initiative …

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2018 Gumboot Rally raises second-highest total in 26 years!

THE 26TH ANNUAL GUMBOOT RALLY raised more than $25,000 for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living on Saturday, May 5, making this the second-highest rally total ever achieved! Total raised: $25,063 One dozen teams competed in gumboot-themed games of skill on Saturday morning in the Yk1 parking lot. Other teams dropped off donations but were …

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Inclusive hiring makes good business sense!

HIRING INDIVIDUALS with intellectual disabilities reduces turnover, improves attendance and either maintains or improves overall organizational performance. In Yellowknife, we have an untapped resource in unemployed and underemployed individuals with intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Clara Tutcho, a client of YKACL Employment Services, has worked at the Yellowknife McDonald’s location for more than 10 …

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YKACL Newsletter (April 26, 2018)

April 26 2018 YKACL newsletter: click here! MedicAlert releases new Autism program Sponsor a Gumboot Rally team online today! EmployABILITY teams up with bartle & gibson Youth Groups spring schedule Peer Support Group spring schedule To sponsor a Gumboot Rally team, click here!

Superhero Team collects recyclables for Gumboot Rally!

The Superhero Team is collecting refundable recyclables to raise money for YKACL! If you have a big bag of beverage containers, contact the team at superykteam@gmail.com to schedule a pickup! To sponsor the team, click here!

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