From the Street to School – Mike’s Story

by | POSTED: May 27, 2019

When Mike first came to Bissell Centre, he’d been living on the street for two years. You might have even.

Cooking, Comradery, & Community: A Recipe for Hope

by | POSTED: May 13, 2019

Bissell Centre’s Community Kitchen, part of the larger Community Space renovation, opened in October 2018 and has since been providing.

From Nothing to Everything – Dave’s Story

by | POSTED: Mar 29, 2019

If Bissell Centre didn’t exist, I’d be dead—I know I’d be dead. Before they helped me, I had nothing, and.

Walking the Walk – One Man’s Mission to Help Vulnerable Edmontonians

by | POSTED: Jan 06, 2019

Josh Hudon, father and business owner, is humble about his achievements, but his collection of 1000 bags for Bissell Centre.

7 Memorable Highlights of 2018

by | POSTED: Dec 31, 2018

This past year brought a lot of positive change and much to be celebrated. Each change has brought us one.

From Rock Bottom to Recovery: Mary Joe’s Story

by | POSTED: Dec 24, 2018

During the winter, living in poverty is hard. When the temperature drops, the need for relief from the cold increases,.

New Mom Looking for Holiday Help, Surprised to Help Others

by | POSTED: Dec 12, 2018

Christmas of 2017 was a tough time for my family. Having welcomed our second daughter in September, we were at.

7 Ways to Support Bissell Centre this Holiday Season

by | POSTED: Nov 14, 2018

Together, we can make a big difference for families and individuals living in poverty this Holiday Season. Here are 7.

ENMAX Renews Support of Eviction Prevention Program

by | POSTED: Nov 05, 2018

Volunteers helping in the kitchen

We are thrilled to announce that ENMAX has renewed their partnership with our Community Bridge Program! Community Bridge is a.

Russell’s Story of Hope and Renewal

by | POSTED: Sep 21, 2018

When Russell came to us, he had been sleeping under trees, struggling to find work. After spending a decade stuck.