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Building Hope - Furniture & Technology for our new home

In August 2016 we moved into our new permanent facility in the Fort Totten neighborhood of DC. We finished this project on budget and on time. Coming with us to our new home was all of our well used furniture and technology. We are now working to outfit our classrooms with new furniture and technology. 

On Giving Tuesday, we are kicking off a campaign to raise $10,000.00 for new classroom furniture and technology.  All donations, large and small, help us reach our goal.   Make a contribution online through the Network for Good.  Consider a donation of $25, $100, $500 or more to help us reach our goal.  Any amount makes a difference.

Please support this effort. 



Bridges Public Charter School is proud to be featured in the Catalogue for Philanthropy.  Click here to learn more or donate to the campaign through their website:

About the Catalogue for Philanthropy:   The Catalogue selected us as one of its featured nonprofits! Each year 120 expert reviewers evaluate applicants for distinction, merit, and impact. Each featured charity has been successfully site visited and its financials given the thumbs up. 


Give Today --Gifts of any amount are accepted and appreciated
 Gifts can be made by cash, check, or credit card. Checks should be made payable to Bridges PCS, and mailed to:

Bridges PCS
100 Gallatin St. NE
Washington, DC20011
Phone (202) 545 - 0515

·         Make a contribution online through the Network for Good. Donations can be made using a credit card or electronic funds transfer. These links will take you outside our web site.

In-Kind Donations
If you are interested in donating goods or services to Bridges, please contact Olivia Smith at

Matching Gifts
Double your donation! Many companies will match their employees’ charitable contributions. Check with your human resources department to see if your company will match your gift.


Bridges Public Charter School is honored to be featured in the Catalogue for Philanthropy as "one of the best small charities in Greater Washington region." View us on their website by following the link is below.

Catalogue for Philanthropy: 2011-12


Help support our unique public school whose mission is to provide an exemplary educational program that includes all students.

Bridges Public Charter School is a District of Columbia nonprofit corporation and is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your gifts are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. 

We need your talent, energy, expertise and experience. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Olivia Smith, Founder/Director.

Business, Community& Foundation Partners and Supporters

  • Arnold & Porter, LLP                                         
  • Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation
  • Building Hope                                                     
  • Crayola                                                                 
  • Flamboyan Foundation                                     
  • Library of Congress for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
  • MCN Build, LLC
  • Microsoft                           
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
  • Steptoe & Johnson, LLP                                                   
  • Time Warner
  • Washington Very Special Arts

Other Ways to Make Donations to the School

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AmazonSmile. You shop. Amazon gives. Same prices, same products, same service.  When you shop at, Amazon donates to your favorite charitable organization. 

Amazon gives 0.5% of every sale that is made through the amazon smile link.   This link can be used to set up shopping at Amazon in support of Bridges PCS: 


Federal Employees - Support Bridges through the CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) code # 97434

Federal employees can elect to donate to a charity through the Combined Federal Campaign.  Bridges Public Charter School's CFC # is 97434.