Hi! My name is Carmen Sutherland. I am running on behalf of Bridges to Belonging. We walk alongside individuals with disabilities and their families as they build a life of their choosing in the community. We do this through facilitators who get to know individuals and families, find out about their dreams and goals, and then work with them to move towards those dreams and goals. These could involve anything from education to volunteering, to friendship. Whatever the goal, our facilitators stay with the person and their family throughout the whole process, and the overall goal is to walk alongside them as they become integral parts of the community, where they are able to use their gifts and strengths to benefit themselves and others and build genuine reciprocal relationships with others in the community. You can find out more about us at www.bridgestobelonging.ca.
At Bridges to Belonging, our vision is communities where people of all abilities belong and are connected through meaningful relationships. We believe everyone deserves to feel they belong. Due to barriers in our community for people with disabilities and gaps in systems, many individuals and their families feel isolated and unsure where to turn. We believe in helping people to be empowered to achieve their dreams- whether it is volunteering, getting their first job, or making friends, independent facilitators help people to build the confidence, skills and their support network to help them to create the life they want.
|Donation date||Donor name||Donation amount|
|Nov 05||Caroline Davidson||$50.00|