News & Events

Sharing Our Impact – Our 2015-16 Annual Report

Posted in: News | On: July 18th, 2016 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

Friends and Supporters, We are pleased to share with you a summary of the impact we have collectively made this past year. It has been a year of learning, of growth, and a year of successes, and none of it would have been possible without the support of the families we serve, our team, our […]

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Our Big News: Embracing Possibility, Enriching Community

Posted in: Bridges To Belonging News | On: May 9th, 2016 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

Friends and Supporters, After months of consultation, discussion, and planning, we are finally ready to share with you our exciting news: Facile Waterloo Region is adopting a new name and brand that speaks to our work and vision for our community. As of today, we will be known as Bridges to Belonging Waterloo Region. Our […]

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What a journey it has been – what a future it can be

Posted in: News | On: April 18th, 2016 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

What a journey it has been – what a future it can be. Thanks to the ongoing support of people like you, Facile Waterloo Region has been growing since our inception in 2010. But nothing could compare to the past year. In the spring of 2015, we began a two year project funded by the […]

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A Little Bit of Evie

Posted in: Bridges To Belonging | On: November 26th, 2015 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

Our facilitator Cristin let’s us peek in to a little bit of the life of the Pums (Evie and Markus).

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Greg’s Life after High School

Posted in: Bridges To Belonging | On: November 3rd, 2015 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

We love sharing stories of lives of belonging. This story came to us from Greg and his mother about building the life he wanted after graduating from high school. Thanks for sharing, Greg! A year prior to graduation, we began discussing what would Greg like to do after high school. Greg was so excited to […]

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A Day in the Life of Russell

Posted in: Bridges To Belonging | On: July 23rd, 2015 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

A snapshot of a day in the life of Russell, a young man with Down syndrome who is in his first year after high school. Thank you to Duncan Finnigan at the Multicultural Cinema Club, based at The Working Centre in Kitchener, Ontario, for this video. It is meant to inspire others that with a […]

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Anthony

Posted in: Bridges To Belonging | On: July 12th, 2015 | by Bridges To Belonging Waterloo Region

Anthony is a student at Conestoga College.  He loves film and media and wanted to do something productive over the summer. Through the Volunteer Action Centre Website we found a great opportunity with the city of Kitchener working with Janice Lee, the Artist in Residence over the summer. The project is Folk Myths of Kitchener. […]

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