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Media Contacts

All press inquiries should be directed to (in order of listing):


Lisa Doyle
Marketing and Communications Manager
(630) 545-0610 ext. 30
lisa.doyle@bridgecommunities.org

Karen S. Wells
Chief Executive Officer
(630) 403-5101
karen.wells@bridgecommunities.org 

Amy Van Polen
Senior Director
(630) 545-0610 ext. 12
amy.vanpolen@bridgecommunities.org


The vast majority of our families are headed by single moms. Their average age is 29. Last year, while at least 68% of those who entered our program have at least some postsecondary school if not higher education degrees, their average income at entry was $14/hour - well below a living wage.