Community Impact Registration
March 13, 2021

Here at the Bridge, serving is ingrained in the DNA of our church and we want to continue being the hands and feet of Jesus in our community, thank YOU for your partnership and grace as we lead during these ever-changing times. On March 13 there will be a choice of several serving opportunities that we hope will meet everyone's comfort level. We have indoor, pick-up, and donation projects. All projects are labeled as such below. All indoor and outdoor projects will run from 9:00 a.m.-Noon, unless otherwise noted. Please note, if you are participating in any in-person project, meet at the Bridge at 8:45 a.m. to sign-in and prayer. If you are participating in a pick-up project, you may pick up items between 9:30-11:00 (Please register as usual so we know how many to expect).

Project List

1 PUT ME IN COACH!!!
I want to serve on Saturday and trust that the Lord will place me where I am needed the most! If this is you, sign up here and we will place you where you are needed. Please list gifts, talents, and limitations in the comment section (kid friendly, handyman, disability friendly, outdoor, etc.). You will be notified about which project you will be serving on prior to the day of serving. test
Saturday, February 13
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2 Tree of Life Lunches (In Person)
Tree of Life is a distinctively Christ-centered school located in the Edison neighborhood of Kalamazoo. Bless this ministry and the children that attend school there by preparing lunches for the students for a week. If you love to cook, this is definitely the project for you!
Saturday, March 13
Ages 14+ only | Maximum 4 volunteers
Location: The Bridge Church, 7200 Angling Road, Portage, MI 49024
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50% full
Project @ 7200
Kid-friendly Project
3 Colonial Acres Easter Egg Stuffing (In Person)
We have a lot of Easter Eggs to stuff for the Colonial Acres Easter Egg Hunt that will be held on April 3 .The children living in Colonial Acres absolutely love this event. Bring the entire family and join in the fun!!
Saturday, March 13
Maximum 25 volunteers
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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52% full
Project @ 7200
Kid-friendly Project Less physical project Indoor project
4 Douglass Community Center (In Person)
Douglass Community Center serves the Northside neighborhood, as well as the greater Kalamazoo community as a center for social, recreational, and community development activities. This work project will include painting some areas inside the Community Center and possibly some outside work (contingent on weather).
Saturday, March 13
Ages 14+ only | Maximum 6 volunteers
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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16% full
Kid-friendly Project
5 Portage Thrift Center (In Person)
Portage Thrift Center support Bibles for Missions and Living Water International through the sales at their volunteer-run thrift store. Volunteers will help start changing out their winter clothes to summer, restock the store, test donated electrical items and do some light cleaning.
Saturday, March 13
Ages 12+ only | Maximum 10 volunteers
Location: Portage Thrift Center, 2375 E Milham Ave., Portage, MI 49002
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30% full
Kid-friendly Project
6 Colonial Acres Painting (In Person)
We are so excited for the Colonial Acres Youth For Christ Youth Center, this is going to make such a huge impact on the kids' lives there! We are nearing completion of the Center and just need to make some finishing touches. Volunteers will be painting the interior doors, touching up paint and helping do a clean up.
Saturday, March 13
Ages 14+ only | Maximum 4 volunteers
Location: Colonial Acres, 5374 E. Deadwood Drive, Portage, MI 49002
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50% full
Kid-friendly Project
7 7200 Honey Do (In Person)
The Bridge is getting busier as we head nearer to Spring. Come help us make the our church home sparkle! We will be cleaning and sanitizing the children's area as well as other areas of our church building.
Saturday, March 13
Maximum 25 volunteers
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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8% full
Project @ 7200
Kid-friendly Project
8 Cru Care Packages (In Person)
Cru is a student ministry of Western Michigan University. Volunteers will assemble packages to bless them. Each Cru student will receive one bag to keep and one bag to to use for outreach to invite a friend to their ministry.
Saturday, March 13
Maximum 10 volunteers
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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0% full
Project @ 7200
Kid-friendly Project Less physical project Indoor project
9 Twelve Baskets FRIDAY (In Person)
Twelve Baskets food pantry serves over 100 families weekly in Portage, Schoolcraft, Vicksburg, and Three Rivers. The need for families to receive food has risen during the pandemic. They operate on donations and volunteers alone and they need our help. This month we will be be cleaning their freezers and floors. This a Friday project and the time will be from 5:00-7:00 on Friday, March 12.
Friday, March 12
Ages 12+ only | Maximum 6 volunteers
Location: Twelve Baskets, 10332 Portage Rd., Portage, MI 49002
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0% full
Kid-friendly Project
10 Kazoo County Public Safety Care Packages (Take Hom
Our local Kalamazoo County Public Safety Officers put in countless hours serving our community and keeping it safe. Now more than ever during this pandemic they need your support. Help us bless them as we put together small packages of appreciation goodies to thank them for all that they do. Just show up at the Bridge between the times of 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 on Saturday, March 13and pick up your package with everything that you will need. Space is limited, please register group name (not each individual) and tell us how many in parenthesis; exp. Woods (4). Family Friendly (Max 11 groups)
Saturday, March 13
Maximum 11 volunteers
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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45% full
Project @ 7200
Kid-friendly Project Less physical project Indoor project
11 Easter Craft for Nursing Homes (Take Home)
We know that residents at Nursing Homes love hand made crafts and to know that they are being thought of. This month we will be making a simple Easter cross craft project to bless the residents of Heritage and Medilodge Nursing homes. This is a great project for the whole family. Please register by the amount of people in your family/ For example, "Woods family of four."
Saturday, March 13
Maximum 25 volunteers
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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12% full
Kid-friendly Project Less physical project Indoor project
12 Portage Thrift Center (Donation Project)
This month we will be collecting donations of clothing and household items for Bibles for Missions. Bibles for Missions relies on the generous donations from others. Thousands of faithful volunteers and generous donors have enabled Bibles for Missions Thrift Centers to fund millions of Bibles, New Testaments, Treasures (audio Bibles), and Scripture portions that have been given without cost to people living in countries around the world. Items may be dropped off to their truck that will be parked behind the Bridge from 9-noon on Saturday, March 13, before and after services on Saturday, March 13 and Sunday, March 14 . Items that can be accepted our: Household and decorating items, sporting goods, tools, gardening items, linens, crafts, baby items (no cribs or car seats), toys, small kitchen appliances, books/dvds/cds, jewelry, clothing & shoes, gently used furniture. They cannot accept large desks, mattress with stains, computers, box TVs, entertainment centers, or items that are hardwired as we can’t test them.
Saturday, March 13
Location: The Bridge, 7200 Angling Rd. , Portage, MI 49024
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