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Bridges of Hope

To build bridges of support, anchored in Christ's love, between families in need and the community assets that can help them thrive and gain hope.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 3/20/2013
PO Box 742
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: 218-825-7682
Fax: 218-825-9131
Other Names Used Common Goods
EIN 72-1538846
Principal Staff Jana Shogren,
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 10
Board meetings with quorum 15
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 8.27
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Bridges of Hope assists more than 2,500 households annually with connecting to resources to resolve a crisis.
Current Goals
Strengthen families by providing both a breadth and depth of programming. Engage the community in two-way relationships. Center our organization in Christ by nurturing our staff and Board of Directors in their faith. Develop and act as good stewards of the resources we are entrusted with.
Community or Constituency Served
families and individuals in crisis
Geographic Area Served
Crow Wing County and surrounding communities
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $319,797 67.8%
Management: $72,199 15.3%
Fundraising: $79,692 16.9%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $383,001 $379,335 $132,403
Beginning of Year $379,335 $219,913 ($43,083)
Difference $3,666 $159,422 $175,486
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $383,001
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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