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Connecting Families Facing Homelessness to a Better Future

Bridge Communities is a dynamic, grassroots, non-profit organization committed to transforming the lives of families facing homelessness through partnering with talented, resourceful individuals and groups in our community. Our program of housing, mentoring, and empowering families focuses on moving them towards a goal of self-sufficiency and serves 100+ families every year.

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Bridge Communities' Pickleball Tournament

Bridge Communities’ first ever pickleball tournament will raise funds to buy used cars for families facing housing insecurity. Enjoy a smashing good time at the Bridge Communities’ Pickleball Tournament, which includes professional-grade paddles, refreshments, and prizes for participants!

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Reflections of 2023 Client Graduates

88%

Secured permanent housing

94%

Grew their savings

79%

Increased their income

91%

Decreased their debt 

 

Client Success Stories

Because of you, I'm not a statistic

Michelle

Back in 2015, one summer day started out like any other for Michelle. A stay-at-home mom, she was out and about, running errands, ferrying her children to their activities. She’d been married for 20 years by then, and had no reason to think her life would change. Read More

I never thought I could be this happy.

Marketta

For three difficult years, Marketta and Faith bounced from one couch to the next, never allowed to stay longer than a few weeks or months at a time. They landed at her mother’s home in February 2014. But Marketta was given a firm deadline. Read More

Bridge Communities prepared me for a better life.

Beatrice

Before Beatrice and her five children entered the Bridge program, they were living in a homeless shelter after escaping a traumatic life of domestic abuse. When Beatrice felt most like giving up, some friends referred her to Bridge Communities. Read More

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Glen Ellyn Non-Profit of the Year

Bridge Communities was voted Non-Profit of the Year in the Glen Ellyn Community Awards ran by the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce.

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Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency

Bridge Communities has earned Candid's Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level awarded to nonprofits.

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Charity Navigator 4-Star Charity

In multiple years, Bridge Communities earned the distinction of a 4-Star charity by industry leading Charity Navigator.