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

BRIDGES HOPEFUL HOUR

DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 5-6 PM

LOCATION: ONLINE

REGISTRATION: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/105588381692

DESCRIPTION: Bridges’ Bash, celebrating 35 years of good work in the community has been canceled due to COVID-19. Instead,  join Bridges for a virtual community social hour to hear the latest on our families and learn how you can help.

Thank you to our Bash sponsors who are standing by us through these challenging times.
 
SILVER SPONSOR
Bean, Kinney & Korman
BRONZE SPONSOR
Turner Construction Company
COMMUNITY SPONSOR
Searle Business Solutions, LLC
CARING COMPANIONS
Arlington Strategy
Army Navy Country Club
CoCreate Studios
Westfourth Communications

 

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

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DATE: JUNE 13-30

LOCATION: Virtual

REGISTRATION: Register by May 25 to still get a t-shirt! https://www.arlingtonbunnyhop.org/registration-info

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

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DATE: POSTPONED TO THE FALL, DUE TO COVID-19

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

DATE: July 2020

LOCATIONS: Across Arlington County

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

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

 

Kickball Tournament

DATE: Saturday, August 1, 2020

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

DESCRIPTION: Join us for our to the 15th annual Kickball Tournament, a benefit to support Bridges to Independence and our mission serving families overcoming homelessness.

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

 

 

Home Run for the Homeless

DATE & TIME: Fall 2020 – stay tuned for details!

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

 

 

Arlington Young Professionals Care

DATE: Stay tuned for details in 2020!

CONTACT: Christina Armstrong, carmstrong@bridges2.org

 

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.

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

May 2021 – DoMore24 campaign