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A message from Julie Watts, our Board Chairperson

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 by Cambridge Shelter

I would like to respond to some comments made about the role of The Bridges with respect to the current fentanyl crisis; a crisis that is facing communities large and small across our nation. The Bridges was built on the foundation and principle that all people have value, regardless of their mental health or current […]

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Thank you, Dumfries Mutual

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017 by Cambridge Shelter

So honoured to have picked up this cheque from the amazing folks at Dumfries Mutual who donated all the proceeds from their Golf Tournament to our Addictions Programming. Thank you for helping Cambridge Shelter be a part of the solution! Christine Kecser Executive Director

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We Care! 13th Annual Golf Classic

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by Cambridge Shelter

Thank you so much to those of you who supported our We Care! 13th Annual Golf Classic. It was a huge success!

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A message from our Executive Director

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by Cambridge Shelter

So honoured to have been a part of the Leadership Waterloo Core class of 2016/2017. Stretched, challenged and inspired! Christine Kecser, Executive Director

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Give BACK Not Up for Lent

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Cambridge Shelter

The season of Lent is often associated with things that we “give up” for 40 days. Easter not only signifies sacrifice, but also generosity and love. As we reflect on the kindness and love that was shown to us, why not consider giving BACK during lent this year instead of “giving up”? Whether it is […]

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The Bridges homeless shelter braces against perfect storm of challenges

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 by Cambridge Shelter

From the Cambridge Times, December 13, 2016 Cambridge’s homeless shelter is steeling itself to prevail amidst a perfect storm of increased need, decreased funding, absence of affordable housing and presence of deadly new drugs circulating local streets. During recent years, staff would been taken aback if the number of people seeking overnight shelter were to […]

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Walk to End Homlessness

Posted on: November 29th, 2016 by Cambridge Shelter

Join us Saturday December 3rd for a 5 km walk or 10 km run throughout the streets of Cambridge. The walk begins at Monsignor Doyle C.S.S and finishes at The Bridges. Thanks to community involvement there will be numerous pit stops along the way with access to the facilities and the opportunity to warm up. At […]

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