building bridges for our community
SJC Bridges promotes the success of our community by increasing the livelihood of all people. Our future relies on the elimination of poverty, and SJC Bridges is a thought leader to creating new and sustainable cycles for all generations - now and beyond.
Training and Development
I hope that you and your family are doing well. Team Bridges is sending out best wishes to you and yours this Thanksgiving Holiday.
#GivingTuesday is 13 days away!
Join us on November 28th. We are raising $22,500.00 to help 45 people in our community gain control of their lives by participating in our "Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World" experience. Many graduates have told me that "Getting Ahead" saved their lives and...
For LaKeyue Williams facilitating has taken a whole new meaning. Read why.
Getting Ahead is not only for the student but also for the facilitator. Here from Bridges Facilitator, Dale Seely as he shares with you inspiring words from his moments of facilitating.
Our Getting Ahead graduates receive wonderful insight to succeed in life, but what about the facilitators? Read more about our upcoming training for facilitators.
WOW! It is the middle of May. Almost half way through the year already. Well, I guess time really does fly. Here at SJC Bridges, we’ve been extremely busy. And... WE'RE JUST GETTING STARTED! ...$25,000.00 MATCHING CHALLENGE CAMPAIGN! ...IT AIN’T OVER! ...the Funder agree to EXTEND THE CAMPAIGN! ...The Community Foundation and The United Way of Elkhart County joined forces to bring to Elkhart Author and Speaker Ruby Payne who had the audience of 900 plus laughing...
At what cost should relationships continue? Take a look, from the perspective of middle school students.
Join the $25,000.00 matching challenge. For everyone dollar given, one dollar is matched.
Is Poverty a Thang!?
Recently, I decided to do some thorough investigation and research on poverty. I pulled out my iPhone and googled the word... "Poverty." What popped up on the screen were words that are alarming.