Whenever we see 'Greek Style' in the description on the menus here at The Cridge Centre, we know we are in for a real treat. Chef Nik learned his love of cooking at the side of his Greek mother and grandmother, and the passion, love and care they put into their food continues on through […]
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In the course of going about our business here – in wiping a crying child’s nose, comforting a lonely senior, teaching a brain injury survivor a new recipe, or finding a young mom her first home – we often receive the most gracious of thank you notes. In The Cridge Respitality Service, Mimi Davis has […]
This is what you picture when you picture the perfect cookie and a chocoholics dream: three kinds of chocolate, crackling cocoa outside, chewy gooey fudge on the inside, and a nice crunch of nut to give it texture. This is the kind of cookie that has to be locked away or it goes missing. Chef […]
You’ve heard about ‘Black Friday’ – the biggest retail shopping day of the year that kicks-off the relative madness of Christmas shopping in North America. You’ve probably also heard about ‘Cyber Monday’ – online retailers response to Black Friday that continues the spending frenzy after the weekend of failing to find everything on your gift shopping […]
Come enjoy a cup of cheer, festive treats, and the sounds of beautiful live Christmas music in our lovely Grand Lounge. Our stocking will be hung and ready to be stuffed with your financial donation to support The Cridge Respitality Service. Come by on your way to work, or stop in on your coffee break. […]
The Cridge Centre offers low cost housing and supportive services to woman and children leaving relationship violence, as well as families in transition for many other reasons. Our Cridge Christmas Hamper program provides these families with an opportunity to celebrate Christmas without a lot of the stress low income families often have in trying to […]
Twestival Victoria, a fundraiser organized by the social media community, has this year selected The Cridge Centre for the Family to be the recipient charity for an evening of glamour and fun Tuesday September 24 at the Bengal Lounge beginning at 7 pm. The event has had amazing community-wide support, and promises to be a […]
If you ask them, Tony and Jan Zanon will tell you they’re just ordinary people. That may be true, if ordinary people travel to Mexico for mission-based building projects, or organize donations and a crew to make a difference here at home. Tony and Jan are society members here at The Cridge Centre, who happened […]
COOK TOGETHER, EAT TOGETHER, LAUGH TOGETHER Dates: Thursday September 12, to Friday December 20, 20113 Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm Location: Oaklands Chapel (2736 Fernwood Road – one block south of Hillside Avenue) Program: A community kitchen is an arrangement where people get together to cook, have fun and support each other. This program is focused on […]
For the third year in a row we are welcoming the International Buskers Festival community performance program to The Cridge Centre for the Family. This year we will have three performance, all of which are open to the public. Charlie Caper – Monday, July 22 at 1 pm Charlie Caper is an international magician and […]
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