Volunteer


“Youth needs the company of age”

In 2014, Adolf B., one of the original Bridges volunteers, sent along this email: “I came across this quote come from Eleanor Roosevelt, and it struck me as true of Bridges.  It is: ‘Age needs…


From the Field: BT Road Trip to Amesbury to Learn about Impact of Bridges Program

Last week, Bridges Together hosted the first in a series of coffees for our “Bridges communities” (towns that are currently running a Bridges program). Last Friday, Julie Shaw (BT’s Community Engagement Director), Sarah Cavicchi (BT’s…


From the Field: Bridges’ Profound Impact + A Grant Opportunity for YOUR Community

  Bridges Together recently published research that points to the benefits of the Bridges program for youth and older adults alike. But what does that really “mean” and what does it look like for the…


“There is a ‘Magic’ that Happens in IG Collaboration: From the Field with BT Advisory Council Member Andrea Hutter

About a year ago, Andrea connected with another Andrea at an intergenerational event on Cape Cod. Through this meeting, Bridges Together has found another ardent supporter of intergenerational issues! Meet BT Advisory Council member Andrea…


Bridges Together is on a Mission to Make Our Vision a Reality: Updated Statements

Bridges Together is thrilled to announce our updated mission and vision statements, voted on by our Board of Trustees. Bridges Together’s Vision: Every child and older adult will experience the richness of intergenerational relationships and…




Bridges Together Joins Forces with Encore’s Gen2Gen Campaign

Bridges Together is happy to announce our partnership with the Generation to Generation (or Gen2Gen) campaign. Gen2Gen is an outgrowth of Encore, an organization devoted to older adults’ “second acts.” Understanding the power of intergenerational…


From the Field: “I’m Getting as Much Out of This as the Kids Are!” Volunteering with Bridges: Lifelong Journeys

Since September, Andrea has been traveling up the road to Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School to facilitate the Bridges: Lifelong Journeys class that occurs during the school’s club period. A group of older adults and students…


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Bring Bridges to Your Center!

Use the Bridges or a custom program for your senior center. You can also join our membership, attend an event and more!


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Bring Bridges To Your Home!

Integrate IG activities into your household using our printable Springboards. Join our membership to get monthly activities!