GuideStar Gold

Bridge Bread Has Reached the GuideStar Gold Level Profile as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

St. Louis, MO 11/22/2016 Today Bridge Bread achieved the Gold GuideStar Nonprofit Profile level. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector. This level demonstrates Bridge Bread’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
"We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents," said Fred Domke, co-founder and volunteer at Bridge Bread. "As a GuideStar Gold participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and to GuideStar's immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media."
In order to be awarded the GuideStar recognition, Bridge Bread had to complete every required field of our nonprofit profile page on www.guidestar.org.
"I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we're all about," added Domke. "We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress."

About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles

The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar invites nonprofits to update their profiles at no cost to the organizations. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the millions of people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations and the more than 120 sites and applications that use GuideStar data. To earn a logo, an organization needs to complete all required fields for that participation level. The GuideStar logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all updated participants' profiles in the GuideStar database.

About Bridge Bread

Founded in 2011, Bridge Bread is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to the mission of transforming lives of people living on the streets with no place to call home. Bridge Bread offers a supportive wage and job skills training to help positively impact the lives of its bakers by putting “Hope in the Baking”. By fulfilling our organization’s mission we are providing our bakers the chance to put hope back into their lives, experience pride in their work and develop positive, trusting and cooperative relationships. For more information of Bridge Bread and how you might support our mission, visit our website at bridgebread.org.

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