Monthly Archives: December 2014

Trico Homes Opens Doors

Our deepest gratitude today, on #ThankfulThursday, goes to Trico Homes for their inspiring Champion gift through the RESOLVE Campaign. Trico Homes has long made a significant positive...

Happy Birthday Newbridge!

On December 6th, our Newbridge Group Home celebrates a very important first birthday. A total of 14 people have been housed at Newbridge in the last year and the eviction rate was zero. Before making Newbridge their home, seven of the residents were staying in emergency shelters, four were in hospital, two were couch surfing, and one was staying in a motel. Eight of these fourteen people were exposed to or fleeing domestic violence...

Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Wednesday, December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This year, IDPD Calgary will host an Evening of Celebration and Innovation at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. The community is welcome to attend this free event highlighting the successes, contributions and achievements of persons with disabilities in Calgary. This year’s Celebration will also...Read More→

Giving Tuesday – good for community!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be good for the economy, but Giving Tuesday is good for the community. Giving Tuesday is December 2, 2014, a National Giving Day, the “opening day of the giving season”. It is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for their favourite causes...Read More→

Wheelchair 101

– By Tom, a Bridge to Home caseworker In November I spent six hours in a wheelchair with one of my clients who is an incomplete quadriplegic and is currently experiencing homelessness. If I had to describe my day in one word it would be humbling.  My clients’ name is Allan; he is 57 years...Read More→