Iris’ Moment

Iris was a widow living on her own, with her beloved dog Rosie as her constant companion. She was continually struggling to make ends meet on a fixed income, but she reached a breaking point when she received a disconnect notice on her electric last spring. Iris' adult son was able to help with her... Continue Reading →

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Run for Hope – Moved to Paul Bunyan Trail

Hello friends! I want to give you a quick update about the Run for Hope - we are moving it to the Paul Bunyan Trail.  This first ever Run for Hope is taking place on June 15th. Please register to join us! This 5k is for people of all ability levels. A few of our... Continue Reading →

Tom & Kelly’s Moment

Tom and Kelly were at their wits end. The couple had three children: an eleven-year-old (Kim) and 8-year-old twins (Simon & Cyril). Kim was a handful for both parents, and the twins were quickly following in their older sister's footsteps. They sought help at the local county Mental Health services division one afternoon, and that's... Continue Reading →

Golf Tournament Goal to Raise $20,000

Spring is here; let's talk GOLF! Our thanks goes out to Grand View Lodge for choosing Bridges of Hope, for the 8th year in a row, to benefit from the Fred-Mark Charity Invitational on May 27th and 28th! Over the past 7 years, the tournament has raised more than $65,000 for our important work with... Continue Reading →

Churches Play a Key Role

Last Tuesday we hosted our Annual Faith Leader Lunch and were so blessed to have more than 30 of our local faith leaders in attendance. Area Churches have played a critical role in the ongoing success of Bridges of Hope since our inception. In 2012, local churches provided: Our largest non-grant source of support ($46,963... Continue Reading →

A Place at the Table

Hunger is a very real issue in our community. In fact, at Bridges of Hope, we hear from around 8 households per week who are worried about where their next meal will come from. Summer is just around the corner and many low-income families will struggle with providing food for their children while they are... Continue Reading →

Maggie’s Moment

Maggie is a 34-year-old single mother with a 9-year-old daughter named Yasmin. Maggie had been referred to one of Bridges of Hope's Family Support Services programs, and I first met her at a local domestic violence shelter. Maggie wanted support during her transition from an abusive relationship to an independent, safe life for her and... Continue Reading →

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