I showed up with my husband and a few of the members of our community organization (the North Miami Jaycees) to help some of our friends who volunteer monthly at Bridge to Hope. As a person who regularly organizes events, I was immediately struck by how organized the whole
Mission: 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.
Results: 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
Programs: Food Pantry, Community Kitchen, Make A House A Home (clothing & necessities), Proud to Learn (school supplies, backpacks, books, literacy support and tutoring)
I showed up with my husband and a few of the members of our community organization (the North Miami Jaycees) to help some of our friends who volunteer monthly at Bridge to Hope. As a person who regularly organizes events, I was immediately struck by how organized the whole operation was despite the many and varied tasks to be accomplished in a short time. My group was immediately put to work and we did not stop for at least three hours. We had the opportunity to meet and talk with Pastors' Stone at the end and we all left feeling like we had done a really great thing. The November event included a full Thanksgiving feast, canned foods to take home, and even clothing. Despite being an hour's drive from our neighborhood, I suspect we will return (hopefully a couple of times) next year.
Me siento muy feliz de que existan este tipo de organizaciones, por experiencia se que es un grupo que constantemente ayuda, siempre he escuchado cosas buenas de ellos espero que sigan apoyando su labor para su expancion y crecimiento, para el bien de la comunidad.