Monday, December 07, 2009

the bridge in west hartford

has been around forever (since 1969). if you CAN, help them out this holiday season (of course, you don't have to WAIT for the holidays to help them out you know)

they're quite a worthy AND more importantly TRUSTWORTHY organization

Bridge Family Center In West Hartford Seeks Aid

Needs Coats, Basketballs, Other Gifts For Youth

Special To The Courant

WEST HARTFORD — - Because The Bridge Family Center in West Hartford serves 10,000 children, youth and families a year, it's understandable that its holiday wish list includes items that kids and teens love.

Executive director Margaret Hann says gift cards lead the list of donations that the agency is seeking this holiday season.

"Gift cards, those are huge," she said.

The list includes cards for Marshalls, Walmart, Kohl's, BJ's Wholesale Club, Best Buy, Bob's Stores, Target, Old Navy, A.J. Wright, TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory, CVS, Showcase Cinemas, Bow-Tie Cinemas, nail salons, supermarkets and restaurants such as Chili's Grill & Bar, Ruby Tuesday, Olive Garden and Friendly's.

The agency is also seeking phone cards; new official-sized basketballs; new winter coats for teenagers; new raincoats for children aged 3 to 6; Sony PlayStation games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band; picture books for children from birth to age 8; stamps and stationery..........

the bridge family center

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Beth Ryan at the Bridge said...

Thank you very much for your kind words about the Bridge. We're working hard to help families in the area and appreciate your support!

Margaret A. Hann said...

Your kind words are much appreciated. We are living in difficult times-more and more people need our help-our goal remains to serve-Every Family. Every Child. Every Time. Thnak you again

a rose is a rose said...

waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyy back in the day y'all helped out a LOT of my friends. that is neither here nor there though. i'm glad you exist and you must continue to exist (unfortunately we do not live in a perfect world)