Posted on May 25 2021 by Aaron Heldt
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Posted on Mar 10 2021 by Aaron Heldt
Need community service hours for school? Serve at The Bridge Thrift Store and help local teens like you. Schedule your service today!
Posted on Feb 23 2021 by Aaron Heldt
Spring is the perfect time to purge your stuff, declutter your life and donate locally to The Bridge Thrift Store. All proceeds support the local mission of The Bridge Teen Center. Find out what items you can donate and how!
Posted on Feb 17 2021 by Aaron Heldt
Performing community service has been shown to offer a number of benefits for young people before, during, and even after their high school years. The benefits of volunteering can have a holistic effect on students’ lives—professionally, educationally, and personally.
Posted on Nov 30 2020 by Aaron Heldt
Cyberbullying is defined as the electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a person (such as a student) often done anonymously. Cyberbullying varies from traditional bullying in many ways. Find out why people cyberbully and learn the signs and symptoms of cyberbullying.
Posted on Oct 26 2020 by Aaron Heldt
Though any particular community service opportunity can be valuable on its own merits, the act of volunteering itself is also fundamentally beneficial for the growth and character of the teen who volunteers. In addition to making a difference in the community, volunteering can provide a unique sense of purpose for a teen at a formative time in life.
Posted on Oct 16 2020 by Aaron Heldt
Bullying can be found in all types of organizations and societal structures, but it is perhaps more obvious and destructive during the middle school and high school years. The concept of bullying behavior in schools has been presented so often in films and television that it has become almost an expectation of being a student. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Even though bullying has been around as long as humans have lived in societies, there are bullying prevention efforts that can make these formative years safer for middle school and high school age students.
Posted on Aug 11 2020 by Aaron Heldt
Volunteering with your family provides numerous benefits. Whether it be serving your local food pantry, animal shelter, senior citizen home, or non-profit community thrift store (how about The Bridge Thrift Store?!), all provide unique ways to give back to the community as well as opportunities for you and your family to connect in a meaningful way.
Posted on Jul 13 2020 by Aaron Heldt
To provide as many programs and events as possible during these unusual times, we'll offer a variety of programs on Zoom.
Posted on Mar 10 2020 by Aaron Heldt
In total, our annual Chefs' Auction fundraiser raised over $193,000 which will provide 640 students with unlimited access to The Bridge Teen Center for one full year. All proceeds from the event supported the 350+ free holistic afterschool programs and events held every year for thousands of teens from 128 different communities.