Collect Essentials for Bridging (Bloomington)

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Imagine how you could cook a meal without basic kitchen utensils or sleep without a pillow or blanket? Thousands of local families and individuals face this situation every day. By hosting an Essentials Drive at your workplace, faith-based organization, or in your community, you can help provide essential items to households in need while raising awareness. Bridging serves over 85 households each week.

Types of Essentials Drives:

Blankets: All sizes (twin, full, queen and king) wanted. We need blankets for over 240 people each week!

Towels: All sizes and types wanted. Our goal is to provide one bath towel per person. That's over 13,000 towels each year!

Kitchen Packs: Include a can opener, mixing spoon, spatula and dish towel. We need over 80 packs each week to give each home a pack.

Pillows: We need over 240 pillows each week to provide one to every family member.

Looking for a challenge? Ask about our seasonal shortages and additional drive options.

Bridging, a nonprofit organization serving the greater Twin Cities, is the largest furniture bank in North America. Through the effective reuse of donated items, Bridging improves lives by providing quality furniture and household goods to those transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. Driven by volunteers and donations of furniture and household goods from the community, Bridging has furnished over 90,000 homes since 1987. To learn more and get involved, please visit .

Bloomington Location

201 West 87th St. Bloomington, MN 55420

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201 West 87th StreetBloomington, MN 55420




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