Thanksgiving overflows

"All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God." ---2 Corinthians 4:15-16 Each year, families in need throughout the Brainerd Lakes Area are able to share a Thanksgiving meal thanks to the generosity of many in our... Continue Reading →

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What Does it Mean to Hope?

What does it mean to hope? For some, it's the thought of building a dream home, or perhaps it’s anticipating an acceptance letter to your son or daughter’s first-choice college. It might be hoping for sunshine on a special day. For others, it means knowing you'll have a warm meal tonight, the resources to afford... Continue Reading →

Thanks to You…

We are having another record-breaking year here at Bridges of Hope. So far this year, we have been able to serve 2,662 households (and counting!), as well as a staggering 17,944 households since our founding in 2002! And all of that is because of you: it's the donors that truly make the difference at Bridges.... Continue Reading →

Great Partnerships, Guaranteed

Amazing things are happening at Bridges of Hope, all because of you. Because of you, today (one week before Thanksgiving), our Fall Fundraising Campaign (60K in 60 Days) has reached $36,000 of our $60,000 goal, just 21 days into the campaign--that is simply incredible. That translates into help and hope for 240 more families this... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Meals

Here are Bridges, we are again coordinating Thanksgiving meals for households in need during this holiday season. We anticipated receiving about 275 applications by this past Friday's deadline. We actually received over 360 applications and 208 kind-hearted sponsors have already stepped forward. Thank you! If you haven't already, please consider sponsoring a household for Thanksgiving.... Continue Reading →

Something to be Thankful For

Bridges of Hope has provided the community with a Thanksgiving Basket Program since 2009. Although it can be a very busy, stressful time of year, it is also one of the most fun and rewarding programs that I am a part of at the organization. (And we do a lot of fun, rewarding things here!)... Continue Reading →

Campaign Reaches $12,000 Mark!

You might have noticed that we have fall fundraising goal: to raise $60,000 to support our work with Lakes Area families like Steven and Laura's. You helped us reach this same goal last year and we pray that you'll help again this year. Just 19 days into this year's campaign, this generous community has already donated... 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 →

Having an Upcycled Christmas

So my extended family has this somewhat quirky (although not completely unique to us) tradition of celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas together. Yep--on the same day. We start with Thanksgiving Dinner, have a little down time to clean up dishes and let the food settle, and then jump right back in to Christmas by late afternoon,... Continue Reading →

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