DONATE to BRIDGES

Gifts to Bridges Baltimore are an investment in the long-term success of Baltimore City youth and provide life changing opportunities to our independent school student volunteers. Your contribution has an impact on the Bridges program, which will support over 470 Baltimore City youth ages 9-23 and engage more than 350 independent school volunteers in program sites at The St. Paul’s Schools, Gilman School, The Bryn Mawr School, and McDonogh School in the coming year. Furthermore, your gift supports the future growth of Bridges as we seek to expand our reach and impact to more than 1,400 Baltimore City youth and 800 independent school students. Thank you for investing in the full success of Baltimore City youth and building a more inclusive and equitable society.

Impact

Here are some examples of how your gift can make an impact:

$7,000: “Full Ride” provides a student with a full year in the Bridges program.

$3,500: “Half Ride” provides a student with a half-year in the Bridges program.

$2,200: “Summer Experience” provides a student with a five-week Bridges Summer Program.

$1,000: “College Books” provides a college student an annual stipend for college books and materials.

$500: “Career Field Trip” provides a grade of high school students transportation to a career field trip.

$350: “After-School Books” provides a set of books for the Bridges After School Program.

$90: “Weekend Program” provides a student one year of weekend program transportation.

$35: “Care Package” provides a college student with a care package with snacks and supplies.

Give Online

Click the donate button below to make a one-time or recurring credit card donation through our secure Bloomerang page:

Give Via Mail

Please mail checks to “Bridges Baltimore”:

Bridges Baltimore
P.O. Box 27805
Baltimore, MD 21285

Please enclose a note with any additional information you would like Bridges to have regarding your donation.

Donor Advised Funds

To request a grant from your Donor Advised Fund, your administrator will need to include Bridges Baltimore’s EIN or tax identification number, which is 87-1043861. Checks should be mailed to “Bridges Baltimore” to:

Bridges Baltimore
P.O. Box 27805
Baltimore, MD 21285

Give Stocks and Securities

Gifts of securities, including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, may be transferred through your broker to Bridges’ gift account at RBC Wealth Management. Securities held in a brokerage account or bank trust account may be transferred electronically through the Depository Trust Company. Securities should be routed as follows:

RBC Capital Markets, LLC
DTC: 0235
Account Name: Bridges Baltimore Inc
Account #: 325-34871

Please notify Jillian Pinkard, Senior Director of Advancement, and have a notation made on the transaction referencing the name of the donor so that the gift may be properly acknowledged.

To transfer shares of mutual funds, please call RBC Wealth Management for additional information:

Matthew Citrano, CFP, APP
Senior Investment Associate
410-776-2554

Give via United Way

Bridges Baltimore is included in the United Way of Central Maryland’s database of nonprofits and donors may designate their gift to Bridges by inputting the code 8764 in UWCM’s online pledge form, found here.

Customize Your Gift

Please indicate any giving preferences along with your gift. Examples of giving preferences may include any intentions to ask your company to provide a match, instructions for recurring gifts, or making a gift in honor, memory, or support of someone.

Matching Gifts

If your employer matches charitable donations, please consider expanding the impact of your gift to Bridges. Employers who have matched donations to Bridges in the past include: BGE, Cowan, Exelon, Providence Equity, Stifel, and T. Rowe Price.

Questions

Interested in learning more about supporting Bridges Baltimore? Contact Jillian Pinkard, Senior Director of Advancement, at (410) 299-9084 or jillian@bridgesbaltimore.org. Bridges Baltimore is a registered 501(c)3 corporation, and your gift is fully deductible as allowed by law. Tax ID / EIN #87-1043861.

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