Bridge Meadows is an intergenerational housing organization for youth formerly in foster care, adoptive parents and elders, building place, permanence and purpose one community at a time.
Bottom Line for Portland
In 2016, 97 percent of Bridge Meadows residents maintained stable and safe housing, elders contributed more than 12,000 hours to support families, youth received 738 hours of academic support and 2,120 hours of mentoring, and parents received 2,531 hours of childcare.
“I would love to see more Bridge Meadows here in Portland. I think Bridge Meadows has a proven urban model of how you can create communities that help foster kids be successful in life, and we need more of them.” —Dan Saltzman, Portland city commissioner
Boly:Welch will match the first $4,500 in G!G donations to Bridge Meadows. Donors of $100+ will receive one 16-oz. bag of coffee from St. Johns Coffee Roasters. Donors of $250+ will receive a growler discount at the Growler Guys in Southeast Portland.
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 provides supplies for art-therapy programs for youth formerly in the foster care system.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 helps fund one weekly “happiness hour” that brings three generations together for a meal and activity.