No matter how much you choose to give, your gift to B.R.I.D.G.E will make a difference in the lives of young adults in our community. With your donation you partner with B.R.I.D.G.E in helping young high school drop outs earn their GED, transition to additional education, careers or the military, and move out of poverty. Your gift can support students through their 15-week program and help transform young lives.
B.R.I.D.G.E students often struggle to pay for meals. Lunch helps keep them focused
$45 provides lunches for one student during their program
$600 provides student lunches for an entire class of students during their program
$2,000 provides student lunches for three entire classes of students during their program
Most B.R.I.D.G.E students lack transportation and a bus pass helps them attend classes regularly.
$70 provides transportation for one student during their program
$1,000 provides transportation for an entire class of students during their program
$3,000 provides transportation for three entire classes of students during their program
GED Testing Fees
B.R.I.D.G.E pays the GED testing fees for students who otherwise could not afford them.
$200 provides the GED testing fees for one student
$2,800 provides the GED testing fees for an entire class of students
$8,500 provides the GED testing fees for three entire classes of students
College Application Fees
B.R.I.D.G.E covers college application fees for program graduates.
$25 will pay the college application fee for a GED graduate entering college
$100 will pay the college application fees for four GED graduates entering college
Scholarship a Student Earning their GED
$2,500 provides a special opportunity to scholarship one student through the 15-week B.R.I.D.G.E program
B.R.I.D.G.E is a 501(c)3 non-profit. We welcome your gift by mail or via our secure website.
B.R.I.D.G.E of Columbus bridgecolumbus.org
P.O. 1083 (706)322-6433.
B.R.I.D.G.E has been operating as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization for the past two decades, thanks to the generosity of local churches, businesses, our volunteers, several foundations, and individuals who are committed to addressing the needs of at risk youth in our community.
Our volunteer Board is made up of community and business leaders who ensure that every donation to B.R.I.D.G.E is used effectively. Even a small gift can have a big impact to B.R.I.D.G.E and our students and gifts are tax deductible. We welcome your support
Interested in volunteer opportunities? Please contact the B.R.I.D.G.E office at: (706) 322-6433