About Us

Bridging, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization primarily serving the Twin Cities, provides donated furniture and household goods to families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. Bridging gives hope – and for many – a leap toward financial stability for the first time. With locations in Roseville and Bloomington, Bridging is driven by volunteers and donations of basic home essential items from the community.

Since 1987, Bridging has served nearly 95,000 households, and reduces landfill space by 10 million pounds each year.

OUR MISSION: Through the effective reuse of donated items, Bridging improves lives by providing quality furniture and household goods to those transitioning out of homelessness and poverty.

OUR VALUES: Collaboration, Dignity, Quality, Sustainability, Teamwork, Volunteerism

YEAR FOUNDED: 1987; Bridging is a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization primarily serving the Twin Cities.

CLIENTS SERVED: More than 4,500 households served per year; more than half of the individuals we serve are children under 17 years of age. 87% of clients have a household annual income of less than $20,000 per year.

VOLUNTEERS: Nearly 5,000 individual and group volunteers donate more than 75,000 hours each year.

BRIDGING FINANCIAL INFORMATION – View the full reports:

2018 REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY

Learn more about Bridging by reading our 2018 Report to the Community. Click the link below to see all great things we accomplished together, in 2018.

Check out our 2018 Report to Community:

The Lives We Touch Bridging Shopping Volunteers

“I Get More Than I Give”: A Day with Bridging’s Shopping Volunteers Guest Blog Post by Kirsten Fedorowicz, Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow Every morning at Bridging a group of volunteers gather around a table. Some are just coming in from the warehouse, where they have been searching for “best...

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