Shayil Home (Souls Harbour Rescue Mission)
Regina, Saskatchewan

This program is for anyone suffering from life-controlling problems such as drug or alcohol abuse, joblessness, homelessness, mental illness, emotional breakdown, gambling, and more. This is a long-term program designed to gradually help people work toward greater health and independence.

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Drop off Locations:
  • Glen Elm Church of Christ, 1825 Rothwell Street , All gifts must be dropped off no later than Friday, December 16, at 4 PM. For your convenience, please call ahead (306-757-1825) to ensure that someone is present to receive your drop-off. Gifts will be delivered to Shayil Home shortly after December 16. Call the number above if you have any further questions. Please place items for Shayil Home in gift bags rather than wrapped in paper. Thank you.

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Tonia grew up in Regina. She loves to shop, read books and staying fit. Tonia has a great sense of humour and loves to cook. Her current challenge in life is dealing with finances. She hopes to return to work sometime soon.

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Andee grew up in Saskatoon and recently moved to Regina. She enjoys yoga, listening to music, crafting and scrapbooking. She is a gifted singer and loves to work with children. She struggles with her addictions, and often feels isolated and alone. She;d like to get her drivers license and a job in the future.

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Joelle was born and raised in Regina. She takes walks around Wascana Park and loves walking around the city. She's an outdoors enthusiast, enjoying hiking, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. She is a skilled artist in both drawing and painting. Joelle loves to read and cook. She has a hard time being comfortable being on her own. She dreams of having her own place someday and going back to school.

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Krystin moved to Regina to enter an Addictions Program. She's originally from Saskatoon. She enjoys working out, sining, writing, and reading. She is a skilled communicator and has excellent people skills. She is fighting hard to deal with her addictions through the help of her program. Krystin's dreams for the future include getting her licence, buying a house and finding a career.

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Veronica moved to Regina to attend College in 1999. She grew up in rural Saskatchewan. She is interested in technology and is a gifted writer. She is a leader among her peers, with excellent leadership skills. She is struggling to stay sober and working hard in her Addictions Program. She plans to graduate from her Addictions Program and own her own business someday.

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Staci moved to Regina for work a couple years ago. She enjoys physical activity, specifically lifting weights. She has a degree in financial services. She wrestles connecting with people in different age groups. Staci plans to stay sober, re-unite with her family and continue her career in the near future.

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Tariq is from Montreal Lake and came to Regina with his mom. He is three years old and likes airplanes and physical activity.

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  • Socks

  • Blanket

Jizzelle came from Montreal Lake with her mom. She likes toys and loves animals! She is good at drawing and running and likes physical activity.

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  • Hat, Gloves. Scarf

  • Monster High Toys

  • Gift Card (Toys R Us)

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Gabriel came from Montreal Lake with his mom. He is 3 years old and likes cars and physical activity.

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  • Blanket

  • Socks

Tara grew up in Montreal Lake, SK and came to Regina to participate in an addictions program. She enjoys crafts, beading and shopping and is skilled at beading, She also likes outdoor games and watching movies with her children. Sometimes she feels lonely and struggles with her addictions. Her plans for the future include getting her grade 12 and having her own home with her children.

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  • Gift card (Warehouse1)

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  • Gift Card (Shoppers Drug Mart)

  • Gift card (Payless Shoes)

Lisa moved to Regina in 2007 with her husband and kids. She originally came from Florida! She loves poetry, art, sewing and counted cross stitch. She's gifted in her artwork, sewing and baking. She struggles with being organized. She'd like to go back to her husband and kids someday. She also dreams of finishing her education.

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  • Sweatpants (Large, Dark Blue)

  • Phone Card (Wireless Wave)

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  • Winter Coat (Large, Female, any colour except Red)

Megan moved to Regina from Edmonton when she was 15 years old. Her grandfather passed away, and her family decided to move. She enjoys painting, beading, sewing, embroidery and building things. She really likes hands on crafts. Megan wrestles with her addiction and is working hard to deal with it. She hopes to someday soon get her children back,

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  • Winter Footwear (Size 7, Female, Black)

  • Winter Coat (Medium, Female, Black)

  • Walmart Gift Card

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Tariq is a 3 year old boy, who grew up in Montreal Lake before moving to Regina with his mom and his twin brother Gabriel. Tariq loves playing with airplanes, and all kinds of physical activities. Tariq describes "being 3 years old" as his current challenge - I'm sure we can all understand:) - but he is surely a delightful little 3 year old. For Christmas, Tariq would like some new socks and a hat, gloves, and scarf. As well, he would like a giftcard from Toys r Us - perhaps to find himself some airplanes!

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  • Socks

  • Hat, Gloves, Scarf

  • Toys r Us giftcard

Gabriel is the 3 year old twin brother to Tariq. He was born in Montreal Lake, but later came to Regina with his brother and his mom. Gabriel loves to play with cars, and likes all kinds of other physical activities. Like his brother, Gabriel describes "being 3 years old" as a challenge, but, also like his brother, he does it really well:) For Christmas Gabriel would like a blanket, as well as a hat, gloves, and scarf. Gabriel also wishes to receive a Toys r Us gift card.

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  • Blanket

  • Hat, Gloves, Scarf

  • Toys r Us gift card

Nikki is a born and raised Regina girl who loves drawing, painting, and other crafts. She is very skilful at these things, and brings a creative touch to her artistic endeavours. Nikki is challenged by addiction, but looks forward to a future of sobriety, and to being reunited with her daughter Hailey. For Christmas, Nikki wishes to receive a blanket and a hat, gloves, and scarf. She would also appreciate a Sportcheck gift card.

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  • Blanket

  • Hat, Gloves, Scarf

  • Sportcheck gift card

Hailey is the daughter of Nikki. Like her mom, she too was born and raised in Regina. Her favourite thing to do is to play with dolls, and in the future Hailey dreams of becoming a teacher. Hailey's greatest challenge is not being able to be with her mom all the time. For Christmas, Hailey would love to receive an "American Girl - Truly Me" doll. Besides that, she would also like some craft supplies, or anything from "Frozen"!

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  • Craft Supplies

  • American Girl, Truly Me doll

  • any frozen Toy or gift

Shelby is a 12 year old girl who has lived her whole life in Regina. Her favourite things to do are reading science fiction books, drawing, and learning French. Shelby is a skillful artist, and is also talented at sports, such as skateboarding. Shelby doesn't feel like she's facing any major challenges right now, and she looks with hope to the future, when she plans to be someone who helps and leads others. For Christmas, Shelby would like some cosmetics and hair products, as well as drawing supplies and board games.

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  • Cosmetics/Hair Products

  • Drawing Supplies

  • Board Games

Joey is a 9 year old boy who has lived his whole life in Regina. Joey likes to spend his time reading super hero books (especially Iron Man) and playing video games. Joey is really good at math and science in school, and also really likes to draw. When he grows up, Joey wants to become a police officer. Joey wishes to receive board games, a soccer or football, and Marvel Comic action figures for Christmas.

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  • Board Games

  • Soccer Ball or Football

  • Marvel action figures

Susan grew up in Regina and loves having her family close by, She enjoys reading, helping others and playing piano. She loves to learn new things. Susan is a gifted musician who loves playing the piano. Her current struggle revolves around dealing with her addictions through the Addictions Program. She dreams of having a career, finishing school and having a home of her own.

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  • Winter Footwear (Size 10, Female, Black)

  • RCMP BunnyHug (Large, Black, Grey or Blue)

  • Gift Card to get her nails done

Jenn grew up in Regina with her family. She enjoys staying fit and playing guitar. She's a gifted musician and cook! Jenn wants to finish the Addiction Program. She hopes to someday get her kids back into her care and be more independent.

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  • Winter Footwear (Size 6.5, Female, Black)

  • Walmart Gift Card

  • Acoustic Guitar