Check out Bridges in action! This monthly recap serves as a platform to highlight the exciting events that Bridges to Independence takes part in each monthly. Read below to see what we’ve been up to in the community!
Capital One Service Day
Wednesday, June 5
We were so happy to host 20 volunteers from Capital One Bank for a Day of Service! These volunteers cleaned our youth room, washed apartment walls, organized instructional materials, and deep cleaned an apartment for a new family moving in! Thank you for all your hard work!
Thursday, June 6
Bridges was pleased to be a featured nonprofit partner at Cigna’s Summit.
Deloitte Impact Day
Friday, June 7
A big thank you goes out to Deloitte for sending a group of volunteers to Bridges to Independence for their ImpactDay! These volunteers spent their day gardening and cleaning out apartments in the shelter. We are so grateful to have support from this incredible organization!
Alexandria Rotary Club
Tuesday, June 11
The Alexandria Rotary Club presented Bridges to Independence with a check for the Workforce Development Program.
TRG Takes Our Youth To A Nat’s Game!
Sunday, June 16
The TRG team took our youth out to enjoy a lovely baseball game at the National’s Stadium! The Nat’s not only won, but our kids had a fantastic time! Bridges is always thankful to TRG, and all groups who take our youth on such fun outings!
Handmade Quits Galore!
Monday, June 24
Our families were happy to receive 22 handmade quilts from the Arlington Quilters Unlimited group! Thank you for your generous, and beautiful, donation!
Calling All Crows
Saturday, June 29
Calling All Crows community event featuring the band Dispatch where volunteers put together approximately 30 no-sew blankets for the shelter. Blankets are a need and this volunteer project truly helped!
Bunny Hop Check Presentation
Sunday, June 30
Sam Kelly (Bridges CEO) attended Sunday Mass at Clarendon United Methodist Church where he accepted the check from The Arlington Bunny Hop on behalf of Bridges to Independence. Denny Edelbrock and John Glover (Race Director and Manager) were also in attendance. Thank you for your support!