It’s all about the kids…

Jonathon, Sam and Emily along with their parents Charlotte and Rob were homeless—or practically homeless. This family of five had just moved to our area and were living in a burned-out trailer with no heat. It was winter. Charlotte and Rob and their three beautiful children had taken to huddling together on the living room […]

‘Tis the Season…

In early November 2009, Nicole, a mother of two, called Bridges of Hope in tears because she knew she and her husband Tom would not be able to afford a Thanksgiving dinner for her family. Tom had been laid off a few months earlier and the family was just making it on Tom’s unemployment and […]

Nicole and Tom’s Moment

In early November, Nicole, a mother of two, called Bridges of Hope in tears because she knew she and her husband Tom would not be able to afford a Thanksgiving dinner for her family. Tom had been laid off a few months earlier and the family was just making it on Tom’s unemployment and Nicole’s […]

Who knew?

This month, Bridges of Hope is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Common Goods. Yes, it’s already been a year since Common Goods opened its doors! For those who wonder if a social venture can really provide financial support to a nonprofit, I am excited to announce that, after just one year, Bridges of Hope will […]

Wally and Cindy’s Moment

Wally and Cindy have been raising their three grandchildren since the day each of them was born. Wally contacted Bridges (BoH) about five months after losing his job, just after Cindy had also been laid off. Wally had been trying hard to make things work on his own, working a few odd jobs and at […]