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Bridges to Independence sets fund-raising kickball tourney

Bridges to Independence will host its annual fund-raising kickball tournament on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Long Bridge Park. “Gather your team of 10-15 and join us for a fun-filled, friendly, competitive game of kickball,” organizers said. The event also will feature...

Bridges to Independence taps new CEO

Fraser Murdoch, who brings extensive social-safety-net and non-profit experience with him, has been tapped as new CEO of Arlington-based Bridges to Independence. “Fraser’s appointment marks a new chapter,” said Jennifer Mulchandani, the organization’s board president. “He brings a treasure trove...

Eagle Scout project to collect laundry items

As part of an Eagle Scout project, Boy Scout Troop 647 will be hosting a laundry drive on May 28 and 29 from noon to 4 p.m. at Church of the Covenant, 2666 Military Road. Laundry detergent, dryer sheets, fabric...

Bridges to Independence plans fund-raising festivities

Bridges to Independence will host its annual “Bridges’ Bash” fund-raiser on Wednesday, May 4 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Army Navy Country Club. With a theme of “Mardi Gras in May,” the event will feature live music, live and...

‘Bridges to Independence’ CEO announces departure

Next month will bring a changing of the guard at Arlington-based Bridges to Independence, as CEO Sam Kelly relocates out of the area, ending 16 years of service with the organization, including the top staff post for the past...

NAACP bestows grants on social-safety-net organizations

As it continues to build a bigger – and at times more outspoken – footprint, the Arlington branch of the NAACP is reaching out to support partners in its efforts. On Dec. 3, the civil-rights organization presented $1,000 contributions to...

Upcoming 5K race to focus attention on ills of domestic violence

Bridges to Independence, a local social-safety-net organization, will host its fourth annual Home Run for the Homeless 5K on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Bluemont Park. All ages and all levels of walking/running experience are welcome...

Professional sorority boosts social-safety-net provider

Cementing a relationship forged during the pandemic era, the Mu Omicron chapter of the Gamma Phi Delta Sorority Incorporated on May 15 presented its Outstanding Community Service Award to Bridges to Independence, which works to provide support to families...

Sorority chapter to honor Bridges to Independence

The Arlington-based Mu Omicron chapter of Gamma Phi Delta Sorority will present its Community Service Award to Bridges to Independence, a social-safety-net organization providing services to homeless women, families and those at risk across Northern Virginia. The award will be...
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Q&A: Creative team details new work focused on women’s struggles

Theatre on the Run in Arlington from Oct. 14-23 will host “Unprotected,” a modern-day drama about the struggles women...
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