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.

Back to School With Confidence!

by | POSTED: Aug 22, 2018

← Back to Campaign Page For many, Back to School shopping is exciting. But for those who are living in.

Family of Five Enjoys “Worry-Free” Camp Experience at Bissell Family Camps!

by | POSTED: May 10, 2018

Until last year, Lorissa and Corey had never taken their family camping. Raising three small children on a single income,.

Meet Maureen: Volunteer Extraordinaire!

by | POSTED: Apr 11, 2018

Bissell Centre relies on over 1,300 volunteers every year who give 17,000 hours assisting participants and staff in many of.

Single Mother Rebuilds Life After Addiction

by | POSTED: Mar 12, 2018

← Back to Campaign Page “I always wanted to give my children a better life than I had. There’s nothing.

Community Bridge Program Helps Wendy Avoid Homelessness

by | POSTED: Feb 14, 2018

Wendy has fond memories of her childhood on Sugar Lake in British Columbia. She describes fishing and collecting clams with.