Ending Homelessness

Ending Homelessness Two weeks ago I met a man who was living in an abandoned shipping container in a neighborhood he described as “not very safe”. He explained to me that, in addition to the sound of regular gunshots, it was also much colder in there than it was outside. Every night he has to…

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Newsletter Spring 2017

In this newsletter: x The Brown Bag Bash x Teens Tackle Homelessness Conference x Project Connect in Newark – New Services Added x Donate Your Old Car this Earth Day x All Welcome at Bridges’ Annual Meeting – June 7 x Call for Summer Run Groups and Soupmakers x Nominations for the Founders’ Award Bridges…

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Bridges Honors Volunteers

For IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2016 BRIDGES HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL MEETING Bridges Outreach held their annual meeting on Tuesday, June 7 at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad. The evening was a recap of the year’s highlights, and a forum to recognize a number of people who made important contributions to Bridges. Nine high…

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Bridges Welcomes New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2016 BRIDGES ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND BOARD CHAIR Bridges announces the appointment of five new board members and the reappointment of a former board chair for its new fiscal year that began June 1. Pam Gumport of Summit, who was board chair eight years earlier and an emeritus board…

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