‘Bridging’ the Gap
Local homeless shelter ‘Bridges of Hope’ serves community needs
by Breanna Beers
In December of 2017, Bridges of Hope opened its doors to its first guests, converting a former elementary school into an emergency shelter.
The road to opening Bridges of Hope was a three-year process of prayer and persistence until finally the nonprofit organization was finally able to confirm their purchase of the former Simon Kenton Elementary School in Xenia. The building was slated for demolition, but ...