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Global Youth Service Day 2017

Posted on Feb 24 2017 by Esther Strausbaugh

Global Youth Service Day is the largest community service event in the world, and the only event dedicated to celebrating the contributions that young people make to their communities year-round. Several Chicago Southland area schools, churches, and organizations will join forces, on Saturday, April 22 from 9 am - 12 pm, to lead a collection drive for The Bridge Thrift Store.

Now you can text us to confirm your spot in programs!

Posted on Jan 10 2017 by Esther Strausbaugh

Now you can text us to confirm your spot in programs!

We have some exciting news. You’ve all probably received phone calls from us to confirm your attendance at our afterschool programs. We’ve left you a voicemail, you’ve left us a voicemail, we’ve played phone tag, etc.

We LOVE growth, however, with 350+ afterschool programs planned for 2017, making over 4,000 separate confirmation calls is challenging to say the least.

So in true Bridge fashion, we’re improving things.