Thanksgiving and Christmas

For many of us, Thanksgiving and Christmas are days where we spend time with loved ones, attend a special evening service at our place of worship, eat turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes until we can hardly move, and watch as our family members open nicely wrapped gifts under the Christmas tree.  We never worry that... Continue Reading →

Giving to the Max

We here at Bridges of Hope were blown away last Wednesday, when our supporters hit the $40,000 mark on our Fall Campaign. In case you didn't hear all the buzz, last Wednesday (November 16) was Give to the Max Day all over Minnesota--a 24-hour online giving EVENT for donors and nonprofits. In just one day, donors... Continue Reading →

Carl needed help doubling his gift

You’ve probably been hearing more and more about online giving over the last couple of years. So had Carl, but I’ll get to that in a minute. There are many benefits to you and to Bridges of Hope when you make your gift online. It’s less expensive, it’s quick, it’s easy, and you get a... Continue Reading →

First Bridge Section Complete

Thanks to the quick work of the good folks at Nor-Son, the first section of our bridge is already complete! On Wednesday, November 9, Bridges of Hope's Fall Campaign reached its first $10,000 mark. After a quick phone call to Nor-Son, the bridge base was built and delivered to Common Goods on Thursday! Be sure... Continue Reading →

Campaign Reaches First $10,000 Mark

Our sincere thanks go out to the 27 generous donors who have already helped us raise $12,200 in just a little over a week's time! What that means is that we can already begin work on the first section of our bridge! Haven't heard about the project? Read more here. Earlier this morning, Amanda Cline from... Continue Reading →

Building a Bridge

Bridges of Hope is building a bridge. Yes, a physical bridge. This fall we established a new partnership with Northland Arboretum to build a walking bridge for one of its trails. We have a year-end $60,000 funding gap to help families in crisis, and the Arb has walking trail that needs a bridge to span a stream--both organizations had... Continue Reading →

Noah’s Moment

A contribution of $150 supports our work with one family in need. Since 2002, the support from our community has enabled us to change the lives of thousands of families in the Lakes Area--and for that, we thank you. Tim and Sara are young parents. Last spring their son Noah was born prematurely. Tim was... Continue Reading →

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