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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

  • A Chair Affair

    Don’t miss one of the most unique parties of the year and your opportunity to find one-of-a-kind artwork for your home! Returning for its third year, Bridge Communities combines artistic talent with a great cause to present A Chair Affair in the Naperville community this spring. Beginning May 19-June 9, the 20 chairs, stools and benches redesigned by local artisans will be displayed in storefronts throughout Downtown Naperville.

    Learn more about A Chair Affair
    Purchase tickets to A Chair Affair
    2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Celebrating Women, Transforming Lives

    Bridge Communities Sixth Annual Spring Luncheon

    At our annual Spring Luncheon, we celebrated the resilience and courage of women in the DuPage community. Their incredible gifts of time, talents and treasure were recognized, as well as their efforts to make our communities a better place for homeless families. 
    Read on for a recap of our 2016 event

  • Become a Charity Hero

    Run in the Naperville Marathon Races on behalf of Bridge families

    The Naperville Marathon races will be held on October 23, 2016, and YOU can be a hero for Bridge families! Sign up to run and fundraise in their honor today. Runners will also receive a registration discount to use on the Naperville Marathon website.
    First, click here to sign up to run for Bridge
    Second, click here to complete your registration with the Naperville Marathon

  • Bridge Communities' Campaign for Children

    At Bridge, we believe it is through the children that we have the greatest chance of breaking the cycle of poverty and homelessness. If you can give them hope in their future, belief in themselves and better ways of problem-solving, then they'll have a greater chance of future success. Will you join us in our commitment to Break the Cycle of Homelessness?

    Make a gift to Break the Cycle of Homelessness

  • Mentor Training

    Volunteer mentors provide the caring and encouragement necessary to foster the personal and economic growth that client families need to achieve and sustain self-sufficiency. They are a key reason that Bridge families can build a better future.

    Learn more about volunteer mentors
    Sign up for Mentor University