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This site was launched to help organize community recovery efforts for any disaster. This site is administered by the charitable organization, Bridges of Love Ministry Society, www.bridgesoflove.net. .

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Bridges of Love looking for a New Canadian Office

posted over 1 year ago by margpollon
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We are in the process of locating a new office for Bridges of Love. Our temporary mailing address is:

Bridges of Love Ministry Society c/o 119 - 728 Country Hills Road NE, Calgary AB T3K 5K8

We have located a property that we feel would be an ideal fit for…

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On Standby

posted over 3 years ago by margpollon
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Alberta Recovers web site is active and ready to accept donations and volunteers. Tax receiptable financial donations may be directed to Bridges of Love through Canada Helps: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/bridges-of-love-ministry-society/.

We thank you for your willingness to help and we will do our best to keep our site updated as…

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CERT CANada Summit 4 - April 11 and June 12/13

posted over 4 years ago by bridgesoflove from Bridges of Love Ministry Society
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CERT Canada Summit 4 is now accepting registrations. For details, please visit Bridges of Love (http://www.bridgesoflove.net) to register on-line at the EventBrite web site.

Please note that Summit 4 is now divided into two parts; Part 1 on April 11 and Part 2 on June 12/13. Those who complete all…

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CERT CANada Summit 3 - January 16/17, 2015

posted almost 5 years ago by bridgesoflove from Bridges of Love Ministry Society
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Bridges of Love today confirmed the next CERT CANada Summit 3 will take place at Ambrose University College on January 16/17.

A Year In Review

posted over 5 years ago by margpollon
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Hi All,

It is hard to believe a year has passed since the Alberta Floods. We have grown so much in our emergency response and recovery efforts since that time so we are more prepared for another disaster of such magnitude.

We are not out of the woods yet, however,…

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Volunteers Needed for High River Clean-up. No Age Restriction!

posted over 5 years ago by margpollon
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HIGH RIVER SPRING CLEAN-UP DAYS

If you’re a homeowner, you know the feeling; when the snow melts, what’s revealed underneath isn’t pretty. Brown grass. Mud. Dead plants. Last autumn’s decaying leaves.

The sight may be discouraging for some, but for many homeowners in High River it will be worse than…

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HERO OF THE FLOOD

posted over 5 years ago by margpollon
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Bridges of Love was pleased to receive the "Hero of the Flood" honour from the Alberta Government on behalf of all those who helped during the 2013 flood through this site. Together we made a difference in the lives of victims who were devasted by this disaster. Even though this…

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Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards

posted over 5 years ago by bridgesoflove from Bridges of Love Ministry Society
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February 27, 2014 Toronto, Ontario

Introduction

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today honoured the recipients of the second Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards (PMVA) at a special ceremony in Toronto. He was accompanied by Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development).

The Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards recognize two national recipients, one for…

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Join the Bearly Family

posted almost 6 years ago by bridgesoflove
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Join the 'Bearly' Family to be "CERTified". Our Community Emergency Response Team training information meeting will be held on February 19th at Bridgeland/Riverside Community Hall @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am. RSVP margpollon@bridgesoflove.net http://www.bridgesoflove.net

CERT Information Meeting

posted almost 6 years ago by bridgesoflove
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WHEN DISASTER STRIKES! Knowledge and preparedness help eliminate fear should an emergency occur. The Alberta Floods gave insight into how quickly such an emergency can be transformed into a disaster. Bridges of Love is introducing the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. This excellent basic emergency training is tested and…

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Bridge Over Troubled Water - Bearing Together

posted about 6 years ago by bridgesoflove
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"Bridge over Troubled Water - Bearing Together" was a very special time for all. We appreciated Coby Duerr, Assistant Deputy Chief with the Calgary Emergency Management Agency who shared their experiences through the Calgary Floods. Also, we appreciated Joan Crockatt, MP Calgary Centre, and Wayne Cao, MLA Calgary Fort for…

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September 24 Update

posted about 6 years ago by margpollon
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We have a church from High River in need of some items. These are their present needs:

sofa, bed,dinning table, drawers, washer/dryer, dishwater, rice cooker, cooking pots, blankets, bed sheets and pillows, plates, spoons and forks.

We do have some of these items listed so are now in need of…

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Great week!

posted about 6 years ago by margpollon
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It has been another very worthwhile and rewarding week. Thanks so much to those who helped the Philippino Family with putting their lives together by donating and delivering furnishings. I know they were so pleased with all they received. Thank you to those involved.

Also, appreciated meeting one of our…

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Warmest Appreciation

posted about 6 years ago by margpollon
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Bridges of Love is so very appreciative to Magrath Golf Club (South of Lethridge) for their generous financial donation to assist families through 2013 Alberta Recovers. My husband and I appreciated meeting Joshua Walker (Golf Pro) and others at their beautiful course. Warmest thanks for giving us the privilege to…

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High River runs out of storage space after deluge of donations

posted about 6 years ago by margpollon
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HIGH RIVER, Alta. – The southern Alberta town that everyone had to leave due to flooding says it will no longer take donations of goods because it has run out of storage space.

High River said in an email Tuesday that it appreciates the generosity and overwhelming support it has…

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Emergency Information

Email: margpollon@bridgesoflove.net

Bridges of Love Ministry: http://www.bridgesoflove.net

Phone: (403) 616-0536

Canada Helps: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/bridges-of-love-ministry-society/

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