Inspiring Hope

I have the awesome privilege to work for an agency that I love and in a role that is a perfect fit for me. I am an Outreach Worker at Bridges of Hope and I provide in-home support to families that are in complex and challenging situations. Recently, I worked with a family that struggled with chemical... Continue Reading →

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Building Bridges, Building Community

Do you know what happened when local 5th graders were given: 100 popsicle sticks, some white glue, strong science classroom instruction, and a boost of expertise from local design & engineering firms? Building Bridges 2015 happened, that's what! The event took place at Forestview Middle School this past Monday evening with over 600 people in... Continue Reading →

Building Bridges…in more ways than one

"To build bridges of support, anchored in Christ's love, between families in the Lakes Area and the community assets that can help them thrive and gain hope." In an effort to spread the word about our mission, Bridges of Hope partnered with the 5th grade at Forestview Middle School to host our Second Annual Building... Continue Reading →

How Are YOU Involved This Fall?

Fall is our busiest season here at Bridges of Hope and we  would love to have YOU join us! Here are a few updates about what we've been up to and how you can get involved: Mark your calendar for our Open House on November 15th and come check our our new office. Details will... Continue Reading →

Steven and Laura’s Moment

Steven and Laura are parents of two teenagers. When Laura contacted Bridges of Hope, the couple was in the process of adopting their young niece and nephews. To say that Jack, Chloe and Dylan had experienced a difficult childhood would be to put it delicately. Their loving aunt and uncle wanted to provide a safe and loving environment... Continue Reading →

Finding Creative Solutions to Help

At Bridges of Hope, we deal with a wide variety of situations, and we try to find not only appropriate but also creative solutions for families who sometimes are facing some unique situations. One example of the ways we are sometimes able to be creative is Sandy's story: Sandy is a mother of two boys:... Continue Reading →

Entertaining Angels

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby, some have entertained angels unawares.”—Hebrews 13: 1 & 2  From Bridges' inception, the strong link to local churches has been a central part of our design. Even the original concept of Bridges of Hope started in a church that saw both the wide... Continue Reading →

A Good Solution for Julie & Hanna

This year, Bridges of Hope added a new program to its continuum of services for families. Respite Services provides a regular break to parents or guardians of children with mental health or behavioral challenges. This is typically a scheduled break at the home of a respite care provider who has been selected by the parents. But... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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