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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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Chicago magazine ranked Bridge among the 20 Best Charities in Chicago in 2015, for connecting more than 130 families to homes and hope each year.

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Latest news, events, and announcements

  • The Bridge Communities Classic

    On August 18th, Bridge Communities will welcome golfers and guests for exclusive 18-hole access to one of Chicagoland’s finest golf venues. Cantigny’s championship course is repeatedly rated among the best in Illinois, including Golf Digest’s “Best in State” list. Golfers will enjoy lunch followed by an afternoon of friendly competition. Afterward, they’ll continue the comradery during an entertaining reception, including dinner, drinks, awards, auctions, and more! 18-Hole and 9-Hole tickets are available, as well as Reception-only tickets. 

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  • Bridge Communities 2021 Generosity Report

    Because of your support, Bridge families could remain resilient through the challenges of 2021. Learn how you changed lives in our 2021 Generosity Report.

    Read the Bridge Communities 2021 Generosity Report
    2021 Program Statistics
    2021 Program Outcomes

  • Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ

    Stretch out your summer and join us on Saturday, September 10th for the area's best music festival, BBQ competition, and family-fun event! There will be hot BBQ, cold drinks, live music, a children's play area (Piglet Playland), raffles and a great family time. You can also mingle with the BBQ competitors as they compete for bragging rights as the best! Admission is free of charge and the festival is in downtown Glen Ellyn. 

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  • Circle of Hope

    Homeless families need consistency, step by step support and hope to overcome the issues that lead them to homelessness. When you join the Circle of Hope, your monthly or quarterly gift will give homeless families the hope and the reliable support they need most to rebuild their lives. 

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