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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.

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(100%) $1,040 To date $500 Goal

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Thank you to all those who pledged!

  1. Heather Jamieson November 7, 2016

    “Hope you had a wonderful Birthday Iris!”

  2. Shawn Behne November 6, 2016

    “Happy Birthday!”

  3. Mom November 6, 2016

    “Happy birthday, Iris! I'm so proud of you and your dedication to supporting people in your community. I hope your slumber party sleepout was everything you hoped it would be! I love you. <3”

  4. Julie Pavelich November 5, 2016

    “Happy Birthday, Iris! You go girl!”

  5. Todd, Cynthia, August November 5, 2016

    “Iris, great job. You're a remarkable young woman, and we're proud to be your friends.”

  6. John Idstrom November 5, 2016

    “Thank you for being a good citizen and setting an example for others your age. Keep it up!”

  7. Pa November 5, 2016

    “I'm very proud of your commitment to helping people, and will do anything I can to assist you.”

  8. Heather S. November 5, 2016

    “You are inspiring!”

  9. Laura Jensen November 3, 2016

    “Great job Iris!”

  10. Julie Kasak & Leah Martin November 1, 2016

    “Happy 12th Birthday Iris, Little I, Aflack!
    We love your creativity, your laugh, your brains and your beauty. And, your generous heart. Fab idea to combine these two awesome events: your birthday and Sleep Out Saturday! Enjoy! We love you. From, Sister JuJu & Leah”

  11. Chris and Kayoua November 1, 2016

    “So proud of you Iris, stay warm.”

  12. The Viola Family November 1, 2016

    “Thanks for spending the night outside to raise awareness of homelessness in DuPage County!”

  13. Ellen and Larry October 24, 2016

    “What a great birthday party!”

  14. Uncle Mike and Aunt Marcia October 14, 2016

    “Have a fun time sleeping out, Iris and Happy Birthday, too!”

  15. Dan & Lauren October 12, 2016

    “So proud of you, Iris!”

  16. Baps October 11, 2016

    “Go Iris Go!”

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