If you prefer to mail your check to Bridging, please complete a Bridging Giving Form and mail it along with your check to the address stated on the form. Mail to: 201 West 87th Street, Bloomington, MN 55420 (Attn: Business Services Manager)

Recurring Gift

Setting up a recurring gift is convenient, customizable, and environmentally friendly. Most important, recurring gifts ensure a steady source of support for Bridging.

How it works:

• You determine the amount and timing of your gift (1st or 15th of each month)
• Your monthly gift can be made by credit card or bank account
• You will receive a consolidated gift letter at the end of each year
• Your recurring gift will continue until we receive written notice to end recurring gift

Bridging’s EIN is 41-1725396

To setup a recurring gift, contact Maggie Mau, Donor Relations Manager, 952.888.0777 or

Planned Giving

As a Bridging supporter, you know we depend on your financial generosity. Every gift we receive—large or small—is important to us, because YOU make it possible for us to serve over 4,000  households every year.

Throughout our history, Bridging has expanded the boundaries of what’s possible –providing a consistent shopping experience for clients, increasing our capacity, and growing our volunteer base through meaningful engagement. One driving force behind these advances is the friends of Bridging who make more possible today, and every day, through Planned Giving.

With many Planned Giving options available, you can provide a lasting gift and help us do more for more people. Planned Gifts help you prepare for your future, allow you to take sizeable income, gift, and estate tax deductions, and provide favorable capital gains tax treatment. They can also provide income for you and your loved ones for life.

Consider including Bridging in your estate plans. If you already have done so, please let us know. Otherwise, we would happy to discuss your Planned Giving to Bridging.

For more information, contact Maggie Mau, Donor Relations Manager, 952.888.0777 or

Donor Privacy Policy

Bridging is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that donor information will not be shared with any third party.

AWARENESS: Bridging provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

INFORMATION COLLECTED: Here are the types of donor information that we collect and maintain:

CONTACT INFORMATION: name, address, phone number, email address;

PAYMENT INFORMATION: credit card number and expiration date, and billing information (retained only for donors who make recurring scheduled donations);
information concerning how you became aware of Bridging, your connections to Bridging and/or other donors;

INFORMATION YOU WISH TO SHARE: questions, comments, suggestions; and
your request to receive, or not to receive, periodic updates; e.g., periodic mailings or emails related to specific fund-raising appeals, Bridging updates and newsletters.

HOW INFORMATION IS USED: Bridging uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on Bridging happenings. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.

NO SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Bridging will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of Bridging.

REMOVING YOUR NAME FROM OUR MAILING LIST: It is our desire to not send unwanted mail or email to our donors. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from the mail or email list.

Contact Us: If you have questions about our Donor Privacy Policy, please send us an email to or call us at 952.888.1105.

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