Join Bridges to Independence for these upcoming events and activities in 2020 as we celebrate our 35-year anniversary this year!

 

Virtual Trivia

DATE: August 9, August 16, August 23, and August 30

Time: 7:30 – 8:30pm

LOCATION: ONLINE

REGISTRATION: https://tinyurl.com/bridgestrivia

DESCRIPTION: The annual kickball tournament has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Instead, join Bridges for a virtual trivia series hosted by the Kickball (now Trivia) Committee a good cause that will put your knowledge to the test!

Trivia is a team-format opportunity to team up with friends, family, and colleagues to show what you know!

CONTACT: For registration questions, please contact, Emmy Hamed, ehamed@bridges2.org, or for sponsorship questions, please contact Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Weekly Featured Sponsors:
and DCGreeks.com
Leadership Machine
TRG

Team Sponsors:
Arlington Strategy
CNA
Common App

 

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DATE: June – August 2020

LOCATION: Your office, church, or home!

DESCRIPTION:You and/or your network can help local youth return to school successfully by donating school supplies and/or collecting gift cards. The best way to help the families is by providing general gift cards such as Visa, Mastercard, or American Express. This empowers the families to shop where they are and gives them the choice to purchase the color, size, etc. that their child wants or needs. Call us to personalize a campaign with your group!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

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LEMONADE WITH A TWIST!

DATE: July-August 2020

LOCATION: Virtual

DESCRIPTION: Stay tuned for details! Read about the 2019 Lemonade Stand here.

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

Thank you to our sponsors!

Arlington Community Federal Credit Union

Enterprise Knowledge

Good Company Donuts & Cafe

 

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DATE: Monday, October 5, 2020

LOCATION: Army Navy County Club, Fairfax

DESCRIPTION: Dust off your clubs, get ready to have some fun, and raise money for local families in need at one of our areas most prestigious golf courses. Please join Allied Title & Escrow and Orangetheory Fitness in hosting the Charity Golf Tournament!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

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Home Run for the Homeless (Gone Virtual)!

DATE & TIME: October 10-18, 2020

DESCRIPTION:  Run or walk to support three local nonprofits providing housing, employment, and childcare services to homeless families in Northern Virginia. Homestretch, Community Lodgings, and Bridges to Independence join together for the third annual 5k Home Run for the Homeless!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

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Arlington Young Professionals Care

DATE: Stay tuned for details in 2020!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

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Arlington Turkey Trot

DATE: Thursday, November 26, 2020

LOCATION: Christ Church of Arlington, 3020 N Pershing Dr, Arlington, VA 22201

DESCRIPTION: Celebrate with us at the 15th annual Arlington Turkey Trot, bringing together 4,000 Arlingtonians! Grab on your running gear, put on your best holiday apparel, and join us Thanksgiving morning for this exciting event. Your support will benefit Bridges to Independence and our fellow nonprofit beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 – Join Bridges and our fellow nonprofits on for a Day of Global Giving on #GivingTuesday. After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, there is Giving Tuesday. Tell the world why you care about Bridges, show your #BridgeBuilder hashtag on social media, and make a donation of $35 or more to celebrate 35 years of good work in our local community.

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DATE: October 15 – December 10, 2020

LOCATION: Your office, church, or home!

DESCRIPTION:You and/or your network can help our families in need during the holiday season by collecting gift cards. The best way to help the families is by providing general gift cards such as Visa, Mastercard, or American Express. This empowers the families to shop where they are and gives them the choice to purchase the color, size, etc. that they need. Call us to personalize a campaign with your group!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

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MLK Day of Service

DATE: Monday, January 18, 2021, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

LOCATION: Washington-Liberty High School, 301 N. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22201

DESCRIPTION: Join Bridges and Volunteer Arlington on a “day on, not a day off” to make welcome home kits for our families in need. Participate in a fun scavenger hunt, purchasing items and filling your kit of goods for a local family in need. For more details, visit https://volunteer.leadercenter.org/mlk.

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

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DATE: April 2021

DESCRIPTION:Competitive runners, fitness/frequent runners, joggers/recreational runners & walkers/strollers are welcome! Join Clarendon United Methodist Church as it hosts the annual Arlington Bunny Hop. Bridges to Independence is honored to be a beneficiary, along with our partners at OAR. 5K finisher medals will be given to all children crossing the finish line.  A family style block party will be featured after the race with characters, free food, bounce houses and live music. Costumes are welcome and encouraged for this fun, family event.  Medals will be awarded to three finishers with the best costumes!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

DETAILS: https://www.arlingtonbunnyhop.org/registration-info

 

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May 2021 – DoMore24 campaign

 

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Kickball Tournament

DATE: Saturday, August 2021

LOCATION: Long Bridge Park, 475 Long Bridge Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

DESCRIPTION: Join us for the annual Kickball Tournament, a benefit to support Bridges to Independence and our mission serving families overcoming homelessness.

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org