​​​​The Bridge Ministry

Product Donation

We have Wish Lists on Amazon where you can purchase books for the library or other needed items for the program and at Sears for needed tools and supplies for the vocational training program.

You are always welcome to make a tax-deductible donation of vehicles, tractors, trailers, lawn mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, tools, etc!

​​Ongoing Needs For Students 
Toothpaste                        Bars of Soap (no liquid)
Deodorant (no Axe, Old Spice, or anything with a strong scent) 

Shampoo                          Razors
Shaving cream                 Pillows
Twin size bed sheets        Twin size comforters
Bath Towels                      Washcloths
Men’s clothing and shoes (new or gently used)
Books for the library

Alpha Dorm - living space for men who are in the beginning stages of the program on the Buckingham campus.
    22 Mattresses @ $100        $2,200
    Roof                                     $5,700

Omega Dorm - living space for men who have completed the first part of the Bridge Ministry program and have shown responsibility and growth.
    10 Mattresses @ $100         $1,000
    16 Doors @ $170                 $2,720
    16 Locks for Doors @ $50    $800
    Awnings                                $1,300
    Epoxy                                   $500

Administrative Office Building - We are in the process of building an administrative office building across from the main gate.  This will allow the administrative office to move out of the dormitory.  It will have two offices, a conference room, and a basement with rooms for counseling.  This project will also provide vocational training to our students as it is being built.
    Architectural Planning            COMPLETE!

    Site Survey                             COMPLETE!
    Building Supplies/Materials    $155,000
    Office Furniture                      $7,500  

Helping men overcome life controlling issues through faith 

Specific Donation Opportunities
There are always many ongoing projects at the Bridge Ministry.  Let us know what you would like to support with your donations!

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We need your gifts to help as many men as possible overcome their life controlling issues.  Your help can change the world, one man at a time, and last for generations.

All donations are tax deductible. Thank you.

Thank you to the following foundations for supporting our program!

Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation
Southeast Virginia Community Foundation
The Community Endowment Fund in the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation
The Inez Duff Bishop Charitable Trust​
The Nelson County Community Fund of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation 
The Rea Charitable Trust
​Dominion Energy

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation 

The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation

Industrial Washer and Dryer - We need an oversized industrial washer and dryer to minimize the environmental impact of washing needs of the men living at our Buckingham facility.
    2 Washer/Dryer Units @ $6,400          $12,800
    Rework Electrical in Laundry Room     $800

Auto Mechanic and Body Shop - This is not only a training opportunity for the students, but can also bring in a significant source of income for the program as the Bridge works to become more self-sustainable.
    Exhaust Pipe Bender        $11,350
    Part-Time Instructor          $25,000
    Automotive Paint              $15,000
    Automotive Tools              $15,000
    Lawn Care Equipment      $12,000

Kitchen Equipment - We would like to upgrade our kitchen appliances
    Commercial Double Oven    $2,306 - purchased!
    Commercial Freezer            $4,120
    Commercial Grill                  $852
    Commercial Fryer                $534 - purchased!

AED Devices - We would like to place these units throughout the campus.  All of our staff members will be trained to properly use the devices.
    5 Devices @ $1,259        $6,295
    Training                           $500

Passenger Van - The Bridge is looking to purchase a passenger van.  This van will be used to transport students to and from vocational training opportunities.  

      Van                    $30,000