Doing For Others

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal” – Albert Pike. I ran across this quote today and couldn’t help but think of YOU, our faithful supporters. You gave of your time, finances and talent in 2011 to “do for […]

Bridge for the Arb Completed

This is a community that cares. We are thrilled to announce that our bridge project with Nor-Son, Simonson Lumber, and the Northland Arboretum is completed! This bridge was a great way to mark our progress toward our $60,000 Fall Campaign goal, which we reached in December–all thanks to our generous donors, who have shown us […]

Recycle Mania

Posted by Suzanne Welch, Common Goods General Manager. Common Goods held its first two-day Recycle Mania event on Jan 6-7, 2012. We had a beautiful weekend, weather-wise (practically unheard of in Minnesota!), and community members recycled over 2,3oo pounds of electronics and corded items! We were excited to give donors a tangible way to get a jump-start on cleaning up and cleaning […]

Rachel is the Living Proof

Here at Bridges of Hope, almost 100% of the clients we work with are struggling financially to some extent. One of our main goals when helping a family navigate their way through a financial crisis is to try to prevent the situation from happening again, which can be pretty tough. Most of us can be […]