Announcement: Tragic loss of Donnamarie Dunk, Executive Director, Bridges to Belonging

Posted: July 25, 2023

We are deeply saddened to share the tragic news about the sudden loss of Donnamarie Dunk, Executive Director, Bridges to Belonging on July 20, 2023, Thursday.

We, at the Family Centre and Family and Children's Services of the Waterloo Region, deeply valued Donnamarie 's vision and contribution to the Family Centre community as exemplified in our collaboration through the Resilience Project.

We want to extend gratitude for having shared paths with Donnamarie and being impacted by her lived experiences, compassionate heart, and inquisitive mind.

We want to extend our sympathies to family, friends, colleagues, partner organizations and community members. Donnamarie has made an impression on us, and her contribution will live on through our work.

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In Loving Memory of Donnamarie Dunk January 1, 1958 - July 20, 2023

Pictures of diverse groups of people expressing joy, including people with pride flags. Poster has a blue background and mostly orange words that say: We Belong. Hate Does Not. Belong is in rainbow colours, hate is in red, and there is a trans flag in the shape of a butterfly. The Bridges to Belonging logo is in white.