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2019 BEDRACE PHOTOS are in! Check them out on Flickr!

The 2019 SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging was a HUGE Success!

Thanks to you, the Subway® Bedrace for Bridging presented by Cities 97.1 raised more than $120,000!

It was a crazy weather day and you all showed up with your enthusiasm! Please know that what you did today supports our mission, and you should be proud of your commitment to furnishing homes with hope!

And the winners are…

Race Winners:

1st Place – Team #5 – Detlefsen Insurance Agency (State Farm)
2nd Place – Team #37 – Ecolab Team 3
3rd Place – Team #108 – UHG Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

Bucks for Bridging Fundraising Winners:

Family & Friends Teams:
1st Place – Team #6 – Slip Sliders
2nd Place – Team #113 – Fore! Men and a Mattress
3rd Place – Team #127 – Lubiha Squad

Corporate & Business Teams:
1st Place – Team #80 – Black-Eyed Peas (AON)
2nd Place – Team #51 – The Inbedibles (TCF)
3rd Place – Team #4 – CHUBB Blue

Costume Contest:

1st Place – Team #14 – Middle Age Explorers/Monsters Under the Bed
2nd Place – Team #62 – Disk Drive
3rd Place – Team #38 – Happy Meal

Since year one, the SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging has been an incredibly popular community event. Teams of four dressed in crazy costumes race down Buck Hill’s tubing slope on a covered queen-size mattress. Hundreds of people race, while countless more cheer the teams on and watch the fun!

Hats off to all of our participants, sponsors, volunteers and supporters for making this event a great success. We couldn’t do it without you!

Can’t get enough Bedrace? Neither can we! Mark your calendars for NEXT YEAR’S EVENT: Saturday, March 14, 2020!

Thank you for helping us FURNISH HOMES WITH HOPE. Look for information on our upcoming event, 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance, on July 28th!

And remember, we couldn’t serve 85 people per week without your STUFF, your MONEY and your TIME. Check out what we accept as well as our volunteer opportunities!

THANK YOU to our 2019 SUBWAY® Bedrace for Bridging Sponsors!

We could not do what we do without the support of these individuals and organizations.

The Lives We Touch Kormasah and Emmanuel’s Story

“Being homeless in Minnesota is no joke,” recalls Emmanuel C (Bridging client: November, 2016). “Especially dealing with all the kids, it ain’t no joke.” After facing increasing violence in their neighborhood in New Jersey, Emmanuel and his wife Kormasah, who both originally immigrated to the United States from Liberia,...

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