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Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off
The Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off is in its fifth year, and it's better than ever! Join us for great tasting BBQ, a bags tournament, kids' 'piglet playland,' live blues bands and awards presentations. All proceeds benefit the homeless families being served in Bridge's Transitional Housing Program.
More info on the Backyard BBQ Cook-Off
Founded in 2002 by local residents that take a hands-on approach to enhancing the lives of Bridge Communities' client families, particularly the lives of the children in the Transitional Housing program. The Bridge Builders host family focused activities and fund-raising events to raise funds for the Auto Donation program, college scholarships, extra-curricular children's activities and women's programs.
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A Year in Review
Since 1988, Bridge Communities has helped 588 families cross the bridge from homlessness to self sufficiency and permanent housing. The 2012 Generosity Report illustrates how your generosity built the foundation for that success, now and in the future. You can also view client graduate outcome reports and program statistics to learn more about Bridge's impact on homeless families' lives.
2012 Generosity Report
2011 Client Outcomes
2012 Program Statistics