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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 Erich Hene

I am sleeping out tomorrow night, Saturday October 22, 2016 with Christ Church of Oak Brook middle school group (COW) to raise awareness about family homelessness and funds for Bridge Communities' Transitional Housing program in DuPage county. I'm hoping you'll want to donate some money to this worthy cause. Thank you very much for your kind consideration and support!

Sincerely,
Erich Hene

Erich Hene

My online fundraising progress

(100%) $275 To date $150 Goal

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Thank you to all those who pledged!

  1. Aunt Lynn and uncle Jeff October 23, 2016

    “Erich, we are so proud of you for your charitable effort to help the homeless people. There is a great need and your efforts will be appreciated by many! We love you more, Aunt Lynn and uncle Jeff”

  2. George Zoellick October 22, 2016

    “I am proud of you for supporting a very worth while cause.
    Love you, Pa”

  3. June Zoelluck October 22, 2016

    “Proud of you to be part of such a worthwhile cause!”

  4. Uncle Brad October 22, 2016

    “I am so proud of you. You are shining a light on a truly awful and dismal reality for so many. "homeless" and "not having a home" are not always one in the same. It's difficult for Most people who are blessed with a roof over their heads to have the compassion, understanding, and the empathy required to be a part of the solution. I hope this experience offers you a glimpse of the lives of those less fortunate than U”

  5. Hene Family October 22, 2016

    “Way to go Erich, we are proud of you! Stay warm!”

  6. Sony October 22, 2016

    “Great work, Erich! I'm very proud of you, and happy to support your efforts.”

  7. Grandma Fran October 21, 2016

    “Great cause Erich. Thanks for stepping up (& sleeping out) I'm very proud of you Lots of love”

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