Newsletter Spring 2017

In this newsletter: x The Brown Bag Bash x Teens Tackle Homelessness Conference x Project Connect in Newark – New Services Added x Donate Your Old Car this Earth Day x All Welcome at Bridges’ Annual Meeting – June 7 x Call for Summer Run Groups and Soupmakers x Nominations for the Founders’ Award Bridges…

Bridges Honors Volunteers

For IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2016 BRIDGES HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL MEETING Bridges Outreach held their annual meeting on Tuesday, June 7 at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad. The evening was a recap of the year’s highlights, and a forum to recognize a number of people who made important contributions to Bridges. Nine high…

Bridges Welcomes New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2016 BRIDGES ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND BOARD CHAIR Bridges announces the appointment of five new board members and the reappointment of a former board chair for its new fiscal year that began June 1. Pam Gumport of Summit, who was board chair eight years earlier and an emeritus board…

Newsletter Summer 2016

In this newsletter: • BridgeFest • Our Project Connect interns • Bridges Annual Meeting • The Homeless Photography Exhibit – We Are Forever • Summer Runs BridgeFest: On May 7 Bridges held BridgesFest at The Morris Museum. The goals for the evening were to get together with fellow Bridges supporters for a fun evening, and…

Newsletter November 2015

In this issue: Summit School Supplies Distribution Teens Tackle Homelessness Summer Projects and Fall Start Up Volunteer Spotlight Ready for the Holidays – Helen Frank Notecards and Gift Cards to Honor Special People Newark Through the Eyes of the Homeless – Photography Program Annual Appeal Time Thanks to our Generous Funders Summit School Supplies Distribution:…

Bridges Outreach Program Keeps Kindergarteners Busy

Submitted by Haley Telling, Parents Organization Board Each year the kindergarten classes at the Central Presbyterian Church, Weekday Nursery School and Kindergarten in Summit, participate in several community service projects. For their participation in the Bridges Outreach program (BridgesOutreach.net) the children made 69 lunches. Each child decorated lunch bags and made turkey sandwiches. They then filled the bags with the sandwiches, drinks,…