The Princess Shop
The Princess Shop

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Meet Us

Executive Director

Christine Thompson joined The Princess Shop in October 2022. She is a dedicated and compassionate leader with experience in non-profit, health and academic sectors. She has a Bachelor Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Science from the University of Alberta with a focus on health promotion studies. Christine is passionate about strengthening non-profit organizations to better respond to community needs. Outside of work, she enjoys woodworking, furniture refinishing, reading, and spending time with her family and her cat Sylvester.


Program Coordinator

Obianuju Asiodu (Uju) is a certified project manager by the Project Management Institute. Her professional work experience spans various industries, including Non-profit Management, Management Consulting, and Government. She has a Diploma and BSc. in Economics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently enrolled in the Masters of Public Administration at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Uju enjoys designing community programs that create opportunities and empower vulnerable populations. In addition, she loves to plan vacations she never really goes on, hang out with friends, read books, and try out new recipes!



Volunteer Team 

Communications Coordinator

Areeba Bilal (she/her) strongly believes in the responsibility people have to each other, and the power that instills in us to invoke meaningful change. This belief guides her involvement in the community. She is currently the President of PennyDrops at USaskatchewan, an award-winning chapter of the national student-run non-profit which delivers financial literacy education to young people. In 2018, Areeba earned the SHAD Fellow designation after being nominated to attend the award-winning enrichment and entrepreneurship program, SHAD, which puts students through an intense experiential learning program that empowers them to become change-makers. She is currently in her fourth and final year of a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan, and works as a Data Analyst/Research Associate at Insightrix Research as well as a Network Analyst at The Students Commission of Canada where she leads the Youth Advisory Council in partnership with the Saskatoon Community Foundation.


Marketing Advisor

Jalene Ippolito joined the Princess Shop as a Marketing Advisor in 2021. As a marketing professional with over 10 years of experience, Jalene is passionate about helping smaller organizations make a big impact with strong branding and marketing. She has a Masters of Science in Marketing from Walden University and a Master Design Certificate, Graphic Design from SAIT. Jalene currently sits on the board of the Saskatchewan Professional Marketing Association as a Communications Co-chair. In her downtime, she enjoys travelling and other creative hobbies, including painting, drawing and baking.



Board of Directors

Angela Degelman - David Aplin Group

Danielle Hopkins-Carter - Student-at-Law, Provincial Court of SK

Gord Graham - Engcomp

Kallum Perkins - Legal Aid Saskatchewan

Kim Dutchak (Treasurer) - Office CPA

Laura Negraeff - Artist/Educator

Linda Moulin - LSM Consulting

Momina Ghias (Secretary) - Saskatchewan Health Authority

Morgan Kalk (President) - DCG Philanthropic Services Inc.

Morgan McEachern - MNP

Renee LaPlante - Saskatoon Public Schools

Sheldon Bear - Community Volunteer

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our location
12 - 1622 Ontario Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1S8
t: 306-222-3311

Store Hours for Dress Returns & Donations:
Monday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

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