PO Box 1078
South Bend, IN 46624
The St. Joseph County Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative is a partnership of over 50 businesses, social service agencies, and community organizations providing leadership and coordinating efforts to assist individuals in poverty using the community-wide Bridges Out of Poverty strategy based on the work of Dr. Ruby Payne and Phil DeVol. The mission of the SJC Bridges Out of Poverty is to transform St. Joseph County, Indiana into a sustainable community in which individuals move from generational poverty to self-sufficiency, enhancing the quality of life for everyone and creating a model for other communities. SJC Bridges Out of Poverty received their 501 (c) 3 status in December, 2008 and is funded entirely by grants and donations.
Community, Volunteerism & Philanthropy, Education – Other, Hunger & Poverty, Other