A Brief History of Black History Month

by | POSTED: Feb 17, 2023

Graphic saying Black History Month with Black hands raised on a black and blue waved background

Celebrating Black History Month in Edmonton is important – but it’s just as important to know why we celebrate Black.

Why we Celebrate Black History Month at Bissell

by | POSTED: Feb 14, 2023

Photo of Samuel discussing Black History Month.

Black History Month can easily go forgotten in Edmonton. On the surface, the Black experience isn’t as prevalent in our.

Top Seven Tips for Fundraising

by | POSTED: Feb 07, 2023

Staff supporting Coldest Night of the Year.

Coldest Night of the Year is coming up quick – and no doubt this year has a lot of fundraising.

Why we walk for Coldest Night of the Year

by | POSTED: Jan 20, 2023

Team excited at the start of the Coldest Night of the Year walk in 2019

Spending a night outside in Edmonton’s harsh winters can take its toll on people. In 2021, it’s estimated that 222.

Take the 30-Day Minimalist Challenge

by | POSTED: Jan 10, 2023

Bin with a donate sticker on it and folded clothing beside

In 2010, two young guys from Ohio decided to quit their corporate jobs, downsize their lives, and focus on what’s.

Time for a Financial Checkup: November is Financial Literacy Month

by | POSTED: Oct 31, 2022

Participant who took part in financial literacy programs

November is Financial Literacy Month (FLM). It’s the time of year when Canadians are encouraged to do a financial checkup..

Seeing FASD Through A Strengths-Based Lens

by | POSTED: Sep 08, 2022

When we hear about FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) we often hear about the challenges and negative impacts on society..

Houselessness and Injuries: Using the Data to Improve our Services

by | POSTED: Aug 12, 2022

At Bissell Centre, our mission is to end poverty and houselessness in the community. In order to achieve this we.

Bill’s Story – Finding a Fresh Start

by | POSTED: Apr 12, 2022

Photo of Bill, a Bissell participant and staff

My name is Bill and I received a second chance at life after finding out about Bissell and the supports.

Community Bridge and homelessness prevention.

by | POSTED: Apr 01, 2022

People working together on computer to deal with finances

We’re all seeing the news record-high utility costs, record-high inflation. To many of us, these headlines will cause some discomfort.

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