Vision, Mission and Core Values

A thank-you note to an older adult from a Bridges: Our Stories participant. “Thank you for spending time with kids and me. I’m glad I know you. Maybe one time we will see each other again.”


Bridges Together will continue to grow as an internationally recognized center of excellence for intergenerational programming. Educating and empowering leaders in the community to advocate, create and strengthen opportunities for older adults and children to engage in meaningful ways.


Bridges Together’s mission is to educate, empower and connect generations to transform lives today and tomorrow.

Core Values

  • intergenerational inclusiveness
  • recognizing people’s giftedness
  • joy and kindness
  • gratitude
  • lifelong learning
  • collaborative efforts

“The important think I learned is that intergenerational programs aren’t just nice. They are needed and important.”

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