The Bridge Youth & Household Providers (The Bridge) invitations you to help the 55-year group in serving to kids, teenagers and households in Palatine and 5 surrounding townships.
The annual gala, reinvented as “Digital is the New Black Tie,” will start at 7 p.m. Saturday, Could 30, via Fb Reside at facebook.com/BridgeYouthFamilyServices, the place contributors can attend no matter their location and gown up in the event that they select. Some particular company are additionally going to be a part of the occasion.
Whereas the present well being disaster has interrupted plans to host the gala in individual, the necessity to elevate funds for psychological well being counseling and disaster intervention for younger individuals is as important as ever.
By means of beneficiant help from the better neighborhood, The Bridge can proceed to assist space youth obtain social and emotional well being via counseling, disaster intervention and dad or mum training, in addition to youth mentoring.
Digital gala attendees will have the ability to take part in an internet silent public sale with gadgets reminiscent of weekend getaways, household actions and distinctive experiences, together with a grand raffle.
“These unsure occasions have an effect on everybody, together with nonprofit organizations. With a purpose to proceed to supply important companies, we depend on the generosity of company and neighborhood members for essential counseling and disaster intervention,” mentioned Gregg Stockey, government director of The Bridge.
“I’m heartened that we will provide this digital gala for the primary time in our 50-plus yr historical past. Our hope is that the neighborhood will come collectively to help the kids and households that we serve.”
Stockey and The Bridge board of administrators invite the general public to study important neighborhood companies and to attach with invested neighbors just about from the consolation of their properties.
To RSVP, buy a raffle ticket for the possibility to win the $3,000 grand raffle prize, and to view and bid on silent public sale gadgets, go to www.bridgeyouth.org/events-calendar/gala/.
To donate out of your cell phone, textual content bridgeyouth to 76278.
The Bridge Youth and Household Providers offers a variety of applications and counseling companies for residents of Prepare dinner County dwelling in Palatine, Barrington, Hanover, Elk Grove, Maine and Schaumburg townships.
The 501(c)(3) group, based in 1965, affords baby and household counseling, psychiatric assessments, group companies in excessive colleges, substance abuse assessments and counseling, and training relating to abuse and neglect.
Disaster intervention companies are supplied for runaway, locked out, and homeless youths and embrace counseling, emergency shelter referrals and suicide assessments.
Prevention and volunteer companies embrace youth advocacy mentoring, Youth Council, parenting applications, substance abuse training in native excessive colleges and volunteer alternatives for the neighborhood at-large. Providers are supplied to these in want, no matter their skill to pay.
For extra info, go to BridgeYouth.org.
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