Bridge to Hope

Rating: 4.97 stars   31 reviews


13295 SW 268th Street Homestead FL 33032 USA


Bridge To Hope provides services & programs designed to bridge the gap left by public assistance programs, to raise the quality of life and standard of living, and to restore dignity, and hope to those in need.


This year we have distributed over 10,000 bags of groceries, plated nearly 10,000 hot meals, provided backpacks and school supplies to over 200 families, and helped with cribs, baby supplies. basic household necessities, and clothing to more than 100 people.

Target demographics:

Working poor, low income households, at risk youth, and families in crisis

Direct beneficiaries per year:

3300 unduplicated individuals

Geographic areas served:

Miami Dade County


Food Pantry, Community Kitchen, Make A House A Home (clothing & necessities), Proud to Learn (school supplies, backpacks, books, literacy support and tutoring)

2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

It is a pleasure to write this review for Bridge to Hope as I am deeply grateful for Vanessa Tinsley's assistance. I am a nonprofit professional, and a client experiencing homelessness. While every story is unique, I have none of the general precursors to homelessness, and my needs often go unmet because they do not fit within systematized eligibility criteria. Trying to secure a new job when one cannot meet the most basic of human needs only extends the time frame of homelessness. When I contacted Vanessa for assistance, I explained I had been living in an airport for a good part of a month waiting for services and a friend had agreed to assist temporarily; however, my friend was also struggling and food would benefit us both. Due to the nature of this housing arrangement, I did not have shelter documentation to substantiate homelessness. Vanessa's demeanor over the phone was kind, supportive, objective, and she offered a "no questions asked" solution: plenty of food for us both on that same day. After we loaded my cart with groceries and toiletry items, Vanessa spent an hour talking with me about my story, and we spoke as fellow women and human beings. Thank you to everyone affiliated with Bridges to Hope. Your assistance is not a "donation"; it is an act of justice and kindness.

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