News for: Community

All News

Bridgewell’s 2022 Celebration of Community Kick-off a Success

Monday, October 10, 2022

Over 50 members of Bridgewell volunteer at Newhall Fields Community Farm in Peabody for a day of service Bridgewell held the kick-off event for its “Celebration of Community” on October 4, 2022. The service project event, formerly known as the Bridgewell Day of Giving, was held at Newhall Fields Community Farm (NFCF) in Peabody and drew more than 50 volunteers...

Read News

Bridgewell Residents Celebrating Fall!

Monday, October 10, 2022

A few of Bridgewell’s residences participated in fall activities this weekend at Russell Orchard in Ipswich. Everyone enjoyed their homemade ice cream and brought home apples, and the folks who went Sunday also got to take a hayride out to the apple orchards.

Read News

Thank you, Winning Moves Games!

Monday, October 10, 2022

Winning Moves Games donated 30 cases of board games to Bridgewell! Over 500 games and activities like Rubix Cubes, Chess, Hi Ho! Cherry–O!, Frozen 2 Pop It and more! These games range from single player to small groups and will be distributed to day programs, residences, clinics and affordable housing programs. Thank you so much to Winning Moves Games! Check back...

Read News

Family Support Center: Piers Park Sailing

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Earlier this month, Bridgewell’s Family Support Center organized a weekend sailing event! Piers Park Sailing Center is a place for individuals of all abilities to access, enjoy, and learn how to sail on Boston Harbor. Sixteen sailors and their families arrived and enjoyed a beautiful day of sailing! This event was designed to test the level of interest our individuals...

Read News

Camping Day with Bridgewell Residents

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Several of residential programs from Lynn and Saugus enjoyed a day of camping last month. The campers had to improvise a bit because campfires were not allowed due to the brush fire risk, but as you can see from the photos below, everyone enjoyed themselves! Director of Behavioral Support Laurel Ciavarri set up a tent for them and brought games...

Read News

Bridgewell Visits Canobie Lake Park

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Bridgewell’s Independent Living programs took on Canobie Lake and it was a blast. For some thrill-seekers it was their first time at an amusement park and going on rides. The group conquered a-lot today! Seventy-three year old George, who lives in Lynn, has always wanted to go on the pirate ship and today he did! Check out this video of...

Read News

Bridgewell’s Family Support Center Bridgewell Family Fun Event

Thursday, May 19, 2022

With more than 125 people in attendance, Bridgewell’s Family Support Center had an amazing turnout at the Bridgewell Family Fun Event in Danvers earlier this month. It was a busy, fun day of lots of activities including the Red Sox Experience Truck, which had a mock Green Monster, jerseys, pitching track and batting cages.  All Out Adventures brought adaptive bikes...

Read News

Spreading Kindness This Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

As a result of a generous luncheon donation to the Bridgewell Roseway Day program, program participants passed forward the holiday spirit by donating toys for children connected to Bridgewell’s services. After running out of options for affordably catering the program’s annual Thanksgiving luncheon, Program Director Amanda Murray called George at Brother’s Deli in Lynn, who donated the entire meal. Due...

Read News

Booster Clinics at Bridgewell

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Over the past few weeks Bridgewell held three immunization clinics and provided over 500 Covid-19 boosters and seasonal flu shots to staff and people in Bridgewell’s services. On the way to the clinic, Orlando, who attends Roseway Day Program, found out that Amy Saunders, who works at Roseway, is not a fan of needles so he offered to help her...

Read News

Art Therapy at Great Art Studio in Lynn

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

For the past few months, a small group of women from Bridgewell’s Women’s Program, Johnson Street, have been working with local artist Mary Flannery at her art studio, Great Art Studio for art therapy sessions. Through expressing themselves with art, the women hosted a small private art show on September 29 and plan to develop this into a larger recovery...

Read News
bridgewell logo placeholder image

2021 Day of Giving Recap

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Community Movement of Generosity Give Back, Give Time, Give a Gift   In October, Bridgewell held its annual Day of Giving, a community movement of generosity and a time to spread awareness of what we do, how we serve the community, and an opportunity for the community to support Bridgewell. Through an American Red Cross Blood Drive at our headquarters...

Read News

Bridgewell & My Brother’s Table

Monday, March 23, 2020

In the past week, Bridgewell has worked with My Brother’s Table to secure warm meals for Bridgewell residents to help them save their own pantry of groceries and food. My Brother’s Table prepared so many meals and sandwiches to people in our community housing and individual support programs. Not only does this insure proper nutrition, but prevents them from having...

Read News
Skip to content