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Thank you to all who participated!

What a terrific donation drive! Thanks to our friends at The Original Mattress Factory and K102!

This year, we collected 1,770 blankets in two hours! People from all over the Twin Cities metro– from Apple Valley to Coon Rapids– came to support our mission and help keep their neighbors warm this winter!

Check out photos from the event

1000 people submitted their names for our grand prize of Country Music tickets or an OMF Queen Mattress set. Those winners have chosen to remain anonymous!

1st GRAND PRIZE: “K102’s Super Summer Country Pass”

Includes one pair of tickets to each of these concerts:
Jason Aldean at Xcel Energy Center
Kenny Chesney at US Bank Stadium
Luke Combs at Winstock
Carrie Underwood at Twin Cities Summer Jam

2nd GRAND PRIZE: A Queen Size Orthopedic Mattress set from Original Mattress Factory

Blankets Collected at each location:

Apple Valley 197
Bloomington 46
Chanhassen 157
Coon  Rapids 243
Eagan 104
Fridley 54
Highland Park 67
Maple Grove 158
Maplewood 304
Minnetonka 123
Shakopee 167
Woodbury 150
Total 1,770

2020 Media Coverage

WHERE: All 12 Original Mattress Factory Twin Cities retail locations

  • Apple Valley:  7602 150th Street West, Apple Valley
  • Bloomington: 814 West 98th Street, Bloomington
  • Chanhassen: 940 West 78th Street, Chanhassen
  • Coon Rapids: 13025 Riverdale Drive, Coon Rapids
  • Eagan: 1454 Yankee Doodle Road, Eagan
  • Fridley: 260 – 57th Avenue N.E., Fridley
  • Highland Park: 2098 Ford Parkway, St. Paul
  • Maple Grove:  8071 Wedgewood Lane, Maple Grove
  • Maplewood: 1261 E. Highway 36, Maplewood
  • Minnetonka: 13009 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka
  • Shakopee: 8034 Old Carriage Court N., Shakopee
  • Woodbury:  8484 Tamarack Road, Woodbury

Bridging was founded on one simple, yet powerful idea—that together we can create a bridge between those in need and those with excess. Since 1987, Bridging has served 95,000 Minnesota households, and reduces landfill space by 11 million pounds each year. The Original Mattress Factory Bring a Blanket for Bridging drive is Bridging’s primary means of securing blankets for the more than 13,000 people to get a good nights’ sleep!

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