SJC Bridges Out of Poverty

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Our mission is to transform St. Joseph County, Indiana into a sustainable community using the Bridges Out of Poverty as a framework. We want to support an individual’s move from generational poverty to self­-sufficiency, enhancing the quality of life for everyone and creating a model for other communities. Our goals: •Learn about what is and is not working in our community’s effort to end poverty •Advocate for community change, particularly in system barriers •Develop a space where people can build relationships across lines of difference, particularly economic class difference •Join GA grads in their efforts to move to self-­sufficiency, solve daily problems, and build their social networks.


Nicole Nicole
I have been with St. Joseph County Bridges Out of Poverty since August 2014. I work with under-resourced individuals to help educate and empower them get ahead in their lives. My goal is to educate people and help them to build their bridge out of poverty.I am graduating in May with my Bachelors in… More

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Leo from South Bend, IN

Working on getting a job & moving out of poverty! I need a security deposit.

I need a security deposit to move to a place to live where I can be healthy and safe. My current home has sewage leaks and infestations. More

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