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On November 4th more than 1,500 teens, children and adults will spend the night sleeping outside in tents, boxes, or cars to raise awareness about family homelessness and funds for Bridge Communities' Transitional Housing Program.

With your help, Bridge Communities will house more than 120 families and provide 91,000 nights of housing and supportive services to homeless families in DuPage County. Please give to demonstrate your commitment to helping homeless families build a bridge to a brighter future!

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Nearly 90% of your donation will benefit the families in our transitional housing program.

A personal message from Elmhurst FUMC Youth Group

The Elmhurst First United Methodist Church Youth Group has been sleeping out on our church lawn for SOS for the last ten years. The group has learned a lot about homelessness and about caring for our homeless neighbors. Every year we are reminded how difficult the lives of homeless families are and we are so happy to be able to participate in Sleep Out Saturday to benefit such an amazing, crucial organization like Bridge Communities. Bridge offers these families a hand up and gives them the support and tools they need to find and sustain independent living. We support Bridge and their efforts to truly change people's lives

Elmhurst FUMC Youth Group

Elmhurst FUMC Youth Group

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(57%) $1,150 To date $2,000 Goal

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Thank you to all those who pledged!

  1. Lisa Rogers October 26, 2016

    “Thank you to all of the First Church youth and their families for donating food and time for the annual SOS cook out and thank you to all of our congregation members who attended and graciously showed their support of Bridge Communities.”

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