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Connecting Families Facing Homelessness to a Better Future

Bridge Communities is a dynamic, grassroots, non-profit organization committed to transforming the lives of families facing homelessness through partnering with talented, resourceful individuals and groups in our community. Our program of housing, mentoring, and empowering families focuses on moving them towards a goal of self-sufficiency and serves 100+ families every year.

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Bridge Communities' Pickleball Tournament

Bridge Communities’ first ever pickleball tournament will raise funds to buy used cars for families facing housing insecurity. Enjoy a smashing good time at the Bridge Communities’ Pickleball Tournament, which includes professional-grade paddles, refreshments, and prizes for participants!

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Reflections of 2023 Client Graduates

88%

Secured permanent housing

94%

Grew their savings

79%

Increased their income

91%

Decreased their debt 

 

Client Success Stories

I never thought I could be this happy.

Marketta

For three difficult years, Marketta and Faith bounced from one couch to the next, never allowed to stay longer than a few weeks or months at a time. They landed at her mother’s home in February 2014. But Marketta was given a firm deadline. Read More

I’m taking control of my life again.

Ambar

Ambar had suffered for many years, abused by the fists and betrayals of her children’s father, before she was able to break free. And then, two years ago, Ambar lost her job — and her entire world fell apart. Read More

Bridge Communities prepared me for a better life.

Beatrice

Before Beatrice and her five children entered the Bridge program, they were living in a homeless shelter after escaping a traumatic life of domestic abuse. When Beatrice felt most like giving up, some friends referred her to Bridge Communities. Read More

Glen Ellyn Non-Profit of the Year seal

Glen Ellyn Non-Profit of the Year

Bridge Communities was voted Non-Profit of the Year in the Glen Ellyn Community Awards ran by the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce.

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Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency

Bridge Communities has earned Candid's Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level awarded to nonprofits.

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Charity Navigator 4-Star Charity

In multiple years, Bridge Communities earned the distinction of a 4-Star charity by industry leading Charity Navigator.