Name of Board: Locust
Grantee: The Bridge to Recovery
Title of Project: The Bridge to Recovery
Description of project: They give all funds to this non-profit to remove barriers and form “bridges” to recovery for individuals who want help. They provide low-cost and free assistance to women and men seeking treatment for addiction to alcohol and drugs.
Why you chose it: They are a local organization that takes care of people who want to get into recovery, but may not have the finances to do so. They also take people immediately, so people do not have to wait to be admitted into a treatment facility.
Who this project impacted: Low-income individuals
Results of project: They have provided direct care to over 3,000 men and women since opening in 2011 and have a 100% success rate for housing men and women in need.