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All donations are tax deductible. Thank you.
Ongoing Needs For Students
Toothpaste Bars of Soap (no liquid)
Deodorant (no Axe, Old Spice, or anything with a strong scent)
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
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
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
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!
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 Virginia Literacy Foundation
The Watterson Foundation
Wish You Well Foundation
The Rea Charitable Trust
You are always welcome to make a tax-deductible donation of vehicles, lawn mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, etc!
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
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.