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Bridge Communities serves homeless families in DuPage County with mentoring, housing, and supportive services


The mission of Bridge Communities is to transition homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and supportive services.

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Bridge partners with dozens of local churches, community groups, and businesses to provide a comprehensive program for homeless families in DuPage County.

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Charity Navigator rates Bridge a 4-star organization—the highest possible rating. 86% of our operational budget was spent on direct program services in fiscal year 2013.

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Latest news, events, and announcements

  • Sleep Out Saturday: This Is The Day

    On November 7, 2015, nearly 2,000 DuPage County residents will spend a very frosty night inside tents, boxes and cars to raise awareness about family homelessness. The all-night event will be held in 25+ DuPage County communities, and all proceeds from the event benefit the homeless families served by Bridge Communities. Join the Sleep Out Saturday Movement today!

    Register your team
    Make a pledge
    Become an event sponsor

  • Meet Bridge Families

    When you support Bridge Communities, you give the gift of a hope to a family recovering from the trauma of homelessness. Your gift means safe housing, mentoring, tutoring, job coaching, community programming--all the tools needed to build a better, brighter future. Read on to learn how you can change the lives of Bridge families.

    Read Bridge families' success stories
    Give to Bridge Communities

  • Circle of Hope

    Change lives of homeless families--today, and tomorrow

    Join the Circle of Hope, our recurring giving program. As a member, you'll decide how much and how often you want to give--on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis.  
    It's easy to get started. Become a Circle of Hope member today!

  • Bridge Partners with Naperville Marathon

    Bridge Communities has signed on as a Participating Charity for the Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon, slated for November 8, 2015. This means runners can sign up to run and fundraise on behalf of the homeless families served by Bridge Communities. Even better–participating runners receive a code for a $20 discount!

    Register to run on behalf of Bridge families
    Visit the Naperville Marathon Charity Partners page