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“I would have never imagined us being on ‘the other side,’ because it was always us on the giving end.”

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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

  • Celebrating Women, Transforming Lives

    Join us on Friday, April 24 at the Danada House for our 5th Annual Spring Luncheon, and help us honor exceptional women in our community: Bridge graduate Ann Marie Andexler and Career Vision Executive Director Peg Hendershot. 

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    Become an event sponsor

  • 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

  • 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!

  • Meet Our Families

    Did you know that Bridge Communities has provided housing for more than 625 DuPage County families over the years? By supporting Bridge Communities, you give not only housing, but also mentoring, job assistance, tutoring, counseling, community programming and a brighter future. Learn about how Bridge Communities families have been transformed in their two-year journeys from homelessness to hope.
    Watch videos on our YouTube channel
    Read client success stories