MLK Day of Service

Bridges to Independence MLK Day

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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PRESS RELEASE: Bridges to Independence Announces CEO Transition

news from Bridges to Independence

Arlington, VA: Bridges to Independence announced that CEO, Samuel L. Kelly, Jr., who has worked with Bridges for more than 16 years and has served as CEO for the last six, will depart the organization at the end of February. Mr. Kelly is relocating with his family out of the area after a tenure at Bridges to Independence that included roles as a Children’s Case Manager, Program Director, Deputy Director, and ultimately CEO.

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State Farm Volunteers

State Farm Logo

Thank you, State Farm, for volunteering with Bridges! State Farm employees supported Bridges’ mission by volunteering virtually and collecting pantry staples for families at our shelter!

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Stateside Support

Stateside Donates to Bridges to Independence

Stateside held an internal drive to collect essential items for families at Bridges shelter! They collected toothpaste, laundry detergent, cooking pots, and more. Thanks, Stateside! 

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CTAB Hoops

Hoops project for Bridges to Independence

Thank you, CTAB Hoops, for collecting over 50 Thanksgiving meal kits for families at Bridges! Each meal kit included the pantry staples to a Thanksgiving meal like corn, mashed potatoes,…

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Girls Scout Blankets

Girls Scout Volunteers

A local Girl Scout Brownie Group was hard at work this month creating cozy blankets for families at Bridges! Additionally, they held a drive to collect essential items like paper…

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Hays Recruiting

Hays Recruiting

Hays Recruiting volunteered their time this month, by hosting a grocery store drive on behalf of Bridges. They traveled to local grocery stores and collected monetary donations and in-kind goods…

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Turner’s Construction

Turners

Bridges was thrilled to present during Turner’s Construction Inclusion Week! The week focuses on actions to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, while focusing on unconscious bias, supplier diversity, job site…

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