You Can Help End Systemic Poverty in Arlington

Bridges to Independence leads individuals and families out of homelessness and into stable, independent futures.

Our 2021 Impact

Your support builds bridges in Arlington!

People served by Rapid Rehousing Program
People were provided safe and comfortable shelter in our Emergency Family Shelter
%
of high school seniors graduated and proceeded to college or the career choice of their choosing.
Adults participated in our workforce development program.
Individuals
served by
Bridges' Community Services Center

Bridges to Independence's short-term goal is to help individual and families immediately – whether they are unable to pay a utility bill or are experiencing emergency homelessness. Long-term, Bridges aims to empower today’s struggling youth or adults to be tomorrow’s successful community members.

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Bridges in The Community

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Thank you to everyone that participated in Volunteer Arlington’s MLK Day of Service! It was an amazing day “on, not off”, over 100 volunteers came together to assemble Birthday Boxes…

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Updates From Bridges

Fraser Murdoch

Bridges to Independence Announces Appointment of Fraser Murdoch as CEO

ARLINGTON, VA (June 16, 2022) — Bridges to Independence is under new leadership with the appointment of Fraser Murdoch as CEO. Mr. Murdoch joins the organization with experience that includes founding a social safety net nonprofit in Scotland, UK to his most recent post as the Executive Director of the Ashburn Volunteer Fire Department.  Fraser…

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