The support we receive from corporations, community partners and individuals makes a huge difference in the lives of our youth who rely on Bridge each day.

We love creatively coming up with new and interesting ways to engage our partner organizations to give in our community based on philanthropic focus and capacity.

If you’re interested in starting the conversation around how your organization can organize an event to benefit Bridge Over Troubled Waters, please contact Barbara Baxter, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager, at bbaxter@bridgeotw.org

There are several ways we work with our corporate and community partners:

  • Grants: Help fund our programs and services for those working to rebuild their lives

  • Host an event to benefit Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Casual Fridays or Jeans Day at the office for a small donation, or the 50/50 raffle proceeds from your holiday party. We’ll help you with ideas!

  • Toiletry Drives: Host an in-house toiletry drive at your organization for our Street Outreach and Mobile Medical Van staff!

  • Events: Sponsor or attend one of our annual events in support of our guests and mission

  • Employee Giving: If your corporation promotes employee giving, add Bridge Over Troubled Waters to your list of charities!

Past events benefiting Bridge Over Troubled Waters

BOMA Day of Service - July 20, 2017

40 BOMA Members donated their time and supplies for their First Annual Day of Service! They repainted the lobby, cleaned kitchens and windows, and prepared dinner for 50 of Bridge Over Troubled Waters' clients. (Photos: Click here)

Winter Walk Boston - February 12, 2017

The first Winter Walk was held on Sunday, February 12, 2017. In an attempt to raise awareness, several hundred people took the opportunity to experience a small part of what the homeless experience every day in the winter—the freezing cold.  People walked a 2-mile route from Copley Square, up Boylston Street, through Boston Common, and back down the other side of the Public Garden. After the walk, everyone joined in a community breakfast while watching a video of shared stories and experiences from members of the community affected by homelessness. Bridge was one of 5 beneficiaries of the proceeds from this inaugural event. (Photos: Click Here)

Tri For the Bridge Kids - July 16, 2016

On July 16th, Sam Hodgson, Bridge supporter and gala committee member, will participate in the Nantucket triathlon and raise money for Bridge!  Click Here for a link to the fundraiser page.  (Event Page: Click here)

Myopia Fundraiser - July 4, 2016

Over the July 4th holiday weekend, the Myopia Polo Club, oldest in the USA, held a qualifying event for their club youth. During the tournament, the club’s young players organized a fundraiser, “kids playing for kids” to benefit Bridge.  (Photos: Click Here)

MercerCares 5K - June 16, 2016

On June 16th, MercerCares organized their annual 5K Race. Bridge Over Troubled Waters was selected to be the recipient of the proceeds from the event.  (Photos: Click Here)

Golf Tournament - June 14, 2016

Nashawtuc Country Club selected Bridge Over Trouble Waters as the beneficiary of their annual golf tournament event held on June 14th.  (Photos: Click Here)

Golf Tournament - June 8, 2016

RCN organized their annual golf tournament on June 8th, which for the 2nd year in a row, supported Bridge Over Troubled Waters and their fight to end youth homelessness in the Boston Area.  (Photos: Click Here)

Freedom Run-5K Race-Cambridge - June 2016

Shout out to Alex O’Reilly who headed up Bridge’s Young Professional Group’s first 5K for $5K fundraiser at the Freedom Run in Cambridge. Team Bridge raised over twice their goal @ $10,339 and placed 4th among 59 teams.  From the Kids @ Bridge, great job and thank you!!

Liberty Mutual Volunteers - May 2016

Bridge hosted 60 Liberty Mutual volunteers who helped pack up Brighton. It was a tremendous success, a lot got done, and we look forward to a much needed renovation and expansion!  Thank you Liberty Mutual and Bridge staff!  (Photos: Click Here)

Apple Inc. Volunteer Day - March 10, 2016

Apple Inc. recruited 25 employees to prepare, cook and serve a fantastic pasta luncheon to nearly 50 homeless youth on March 10th. Apple organized trivia games with prizes, brought snacks and other survival kits, food and take-away games. A generous contribution was also made to Bridge.  The attached photos show a great time was had by all.  (Photos: Click Here