IN THE NEWS

Bridging continues to receive exposure for the difference we make in the community. A big thanks to all the media outlets for helping to spread the word about Bridging!

 

6/6/16

Hometown Hero Fran Heitzman: Bridging the Gap For Twin Cities Families

5/19/16

Sun Current: Bloomington's Navy Veteran Founded Bridging, Still Volunteers

5/17/16

Minnesota Monthly: How Bridging became the largest furniture bank in North America

5/4/16

Bloomington Today: Volunteers Give Donations New Life at Bridging

4/26/16

StarTribune: Offbeat fundraiser brings in 10,000 new pillows

4/18/16

Don Heinzman column: Spring cleaning to help others in need

4/6/16 City of Bloomington: Spring Cleaning – What To Do With Unwanted Items
4/5/16 Sun Current: Hillcrest students donate towels to Bridging
3/19/16 StarTribune: Scene + Heard: Bedrace for bridging at Buck Hill in Burnsville
3/7/16 Design for a Difference Minneapolis - FOUND IT! Estate Store Makover
3/5/16 WCCO: Subway Bedrace For Bridging Event Raises $88,000
3/4/16

Kare11: Subway Bedrace for Bridging is March 5

3/2/16

Star Tribune: For Bridging founder Fran Heitzman, helping those in need is in his genes

2/9/16

Em’s Adventures: Subway Bedrace for Bridging (Twin Cities Live)

2/8/16

Bridging facing shortage of donations (video with Jana Shortal from KARE 11)

2/8/16

KARE11: Twin Cities Bridging needs furniture and household donations

   
10/18/15

Bridging's FOUND IT! Store Gets Makover

9/8/15

Star Tribune: My Job - My Job: Bob Auge, Warehouse Supervisor

8/17/15

Pioneer Press: Bridging Furniture Bank Gets New Director

7/13/15

Press Release: Bridging Announces New Executive Director

7/7/15

The Twins staff kicks off Hope Week by building dressers for Bridging

6/28/15

Star News: ‘Bridging’ the gap between the haves, have nots

6/5/15

Bridging in Rockstar Row on Twin Cities Live, Channel 5

6/3/15

City of Bloomington: Artists Repurpose Furniture to Benefit Bridging

4/10/15

Eden Prairie News - Coldwell Banker Burnet collects pillows

4/7/15

Lillie News - Building for Bridging

3/25/15

Star Tribune West Metro - West metro town briefs: Bridging needs furniture donations

3/6/15 WCCO This Morning Team Races Beds For Charity
3/5/15 KARE11 Video: Subway Bedrace For Bridging Saturday, March 7
2/21/15 StarTribune - Pillow Fight pillow drive for Bridging
   
12/25/14 Pioneer Press - Holiday Wishes: They asked, and you delivered
11/19/14 Fox 9 - Minnesota nonprofit helps with home furnishing basics
10/4/14

ABC Newspapers - Spring Lake Park artist adds flair to chair

5/14/14 Eden Prairie News - Bridging Founder Gets International Award
5/8/14 The Catholic Spirit - Bridging Founder to be Honored
4/21/14 Shakopee Valley News - Rotary Collects Household Items for Needy
3/26/14 KARE 11 - Bridging Recycles Spring Cleaning Cast-offs
3/26/14 Star Tribune - Bridging Needs Furniture Donations
3/23/14 Pioneer Press - Twin Cities Furniture Bank "Critically Low" on Items for Low-Income Families
3/20/14 KSTP Channel 5 - Spring Cleaning? Consider Donating
3/20/14 KARE 11 Sunrise - Don't Toss During Spring Cleaning
3/19/14 WCCO-TV - Donate to Bridging During Spring Cleaning
3/3/14 Cities 97 - Brian Oake & Keri Noble at the SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging
2/28/14 KARE 11 - SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging
2/2014 SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging PSA with Clear Channel Radio Personalities
   
12/24/13 Pioneer Press - Holiday Wishes Coming True but Families Still Need Your Help
11/23/13 Pioneer Press - Holiday Wishes
9/23/13 Twin Cities Business Magazine - October's Top Networking Events
9/20/13 MinnPost - Minnesota Economy Bouncing Back but Not for Low-Income & Homeless Residents
9/10/13 KSTC-TV  (Channel 45) - Chairs with Flair Event
8/15/13 Sun Current - Towel Donation Soaks Up Shortages at Bridging
08/13 Parkwood Knolls Life Magazine - Making a Difference
7/15/13 Star Tribune - St. Anthony: 'Reuse' industry finds new value in old things
7/3/13 Minnesota Monthly - Put Your Flair on a Chair
5/28/13 City of Bloomington - Recycle Before You Toss
3/27/13 Minnesota Public Radio - Fran Heitzman Connects Needy with Furnishings Others Discard
3/27/13 Minnesota Public Radio - At Bridging Photo Slideshow
3/25/13 "Twin Cities Live" on KSTP - Spring Clean & Donate (starts at 2 minutes, 16 seconds)
3/21/13 KARE 11 - Spring Cleaning With Meaning
3/20/13 KSTP, Channel 5 News - Local Charity Looks for Gently Used Furniture
3/19/13 Roseville Review Newspaper - Bridging Needs to Fill its Warehouses
3/2/13 KSTP, Channel 5 - SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging is Today
3/1/13 Comcast Newsmakers - Bridging Helps Community
2/28/13 KARE 11 - SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging Takes Off March 2
2/23/13 KARE 11 - Mattress Race Raises Money for Bridging
2/21/13 Sun News - SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging Set March 2 at Buck Hill
2/21/13 KARE 11 - Coldwell Banker Burnet Pillow Drive for Bridging
2/11/13 Reuters - SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging
1/5/13 KARE 11 Saturday - SUBWAY® Bring A Blanket is Tomorrow
1/2/13 KARE 11 - SUBWAY® Bring A Blanket
   
12/17/12 Star Tribune - Hotel Donates Instead of Liquidates 
12/10/12 SUBWAY® Bring A Blanket PSA with KDWB's Dave Ryan
12/9/12 Savage Pacer - Spiritual Reflections: Give the Gift of Pots and Pans
12/5/12 Star Tribune - Twin Cities Charities Looking for Volunteers to Help Over Holidays
11/25/12 Pioneer Press - Holiday Wishes 
8/6/12 Fran Heitzman is One Man Who Makes a Difference in the Lives of the Needy
8/2/12 City of Bloomington - Bridging Collects Donations of a Different Kind for People in Need
8/1/12 The Catholic Spirit - Crib Donation was Seed for Ministry to Families in Need
7/26/12 The Bloomington Crow - Bridging Celebrates 25 Years
7/24/12 Star Tribune - Furniture Changed 60,000 Lives So Far
7/19/12 Eden Prairie News - Building Bridging (page 3)
7/17/12 WCCO - Furniture Bank Charity Celebrates 25th Anniversary
7/17/12 Roseville Patch - Bridging Celebrates 25 Years
6/6/12 The Blogunteer - Bridging 
5/31/12 AgencySpy - Digitaria Guy Will Sport Awkward Facial Hair for Charity 
4/11/12 Star Tribune - Bridging the Gap Through Older Volunteers 
3/29/12 Sun Newspapers - National Honor Coming for Bloomington Man 
3/23/12 Twin Cities Daily Planet - Furniture Bank Bridges Gap 
3/3/12 KARE 11 – Subway Bedrace for Bridging is Today
3/2/12 Coldwell Banker Gathers Thousands of Pillows for Charity
3/2/12 Coldwell Banker Burnet Pillow Drive
2/22/12 Hope Shines Throughout Twin Cities