Lives We Touch

The Lives We Touch: Trina’s Story

04/23/2019 by Rebecca Toews After 25 years of painful struggles, and living in and out of homelessness, Trina wanted so badly to make a change in her life. She says she was not...

Our Clients Speak Volumes!

04/12/2019 by Rebecca Toews The most valuable opinions we ever hear are those from clients who shop at Bridging. That’s why we ask our clients how we’re doing 2 weeks after their visit....

20 Questions with Ruth B.

02/25/2019 by Rebecca Toews I remember my first volunteer experience like it was yesterday. I walked into Bridging, feeling a sense that I needed something more in my life. I had just had...

What does it mean to FURNISH HOMES WITH HOPE?

12/19/2018 by Mark Wilkening At Bridging, We Furnish Homes with Hope! But what does it really mean to, “Furnish Homes with Hope?” I think this is best answered by hearing directly from those...

The Lives We Touch: Red Lake Nation

12/17/2018 by Rebecca Toews It is another early morning for George Head as he makes the 263 mile journey to Bloomington, Minnesota for the 2nd time this month. George is traveling to Bridging...

Founder Fran’s Briefcase Full of Memories

12/13/2018 by Rebecca Toews “In my family, we were dirt poor back then, but that’s OK, because everybody was! I remember when someone got a new sweater, the whole class rejoiced,” says Fran...

2018 Volunteer Appreciation Week

11/21/2018 by Rebecca Toews We are THANKFUL for YOU! The smell of French toast. The sight of beautifully decorated tables. The sound of lively conversation and laughter. The taste of real cream for...

The Lives We Touch: Making Home Happen

10/26/2018 by Rebecca Toews Nicole B. knows firsthand what it is like to start over and rebuild a life. When she got out of treatment, she needed to have a safe space for...

Walk a Mile in His Shoes: John’s Story

10/22/2018 by Rebecca Toews John Knowland was an architect who got lost in the world of drugs and homelessness but eventually found his way out. He says the furniture he received from Bridging...

The Lives We Touch: Families Helping Families

09/06/2018 by Rebecca Toews Since 1987, Bridging has furnished homes for more than 90,000 people who are transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. That number is astounding, but doesn’t tell the full story....

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