Berks County

A Church-Based Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

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Fashion Show Fundraiser!

Thank you to everyone who made our 2017 Fashion Show a success. Our moms looked beautiful as they modeled and everyone had a wonderful time! We are especially grateful to From the Heart Consignment for hosting the event!



Bridge of Hope Berks County becomes Thrivent Choice Organization

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Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously.  One of the features of Thrivent Financial is Thrivent Choice, which gives members a voice in where Thrivent Financial gives charitable dollars.  We have recently been designated as a Thrivent Choice Organization, so Thrivent members can direct their dollars to us!  To learn more, please go to our Mentor and Give tab and click on “Give Through Thrivent Choice”.

Fulton Bank awards grant!


We are grateful to Fulton Bank for their recent grant award to Bridge of Hope Berks County to be used for financial literacy training and materials for our mothers.  Knowing how to manage money is an extremely important piece of achieving stability.  Many thanks again to Fulton Bank for partnering with us in this crucial area!

Santander Bank Foundation awards CRA grant


Bridge of Hope Berks County received a $10,000 Community Reinvestment Act grant from Santander Bank Foundation in September.  We are extremely grateful to the Foundation for this award.  It will be used to help our families work toward economic, social, emotional, physical and spiritual stability.

Collegiate Church Corporation awards grant!

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Many thanks to the Collegiate Church Corporation for their recent grant award.  We are grateful for their generosity.  The Collegiate Church Corporation has been a tremendous blessing to the families served by Bridge of Hope Berks County as they work hard to achieve stability in their lives.  With the help of this funding, we look forward to continuing to serve our families in the future!

Thank you to all of our 2016 Bridge Builder’s Brunch Sponsors and Auction Donors

Our 2016 brunch was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Reading, and was a great success! The event netted over $30,000 for our work in helping homeless families achieve stability. We are very grateful to all of the sponsors, auction donors and volunteers who helped to make this event a success. Please click on this link for a complete list of names.

We invite you to attend the luncheon, be a sponsor, auction donor, or to serve on the planning committee. If you are interested in getting involved with the 2017 Bridge Builders’ Brunch in any capacity, please email Jody Widing at

Bridge of Hope Berks County on YouTube

We have our own YouTube page! We have uploaded out latest video, and hope to add more soon.  Please feel free to watch our video, and don’t forget to hit the subscribe button!

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