• Generations

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Bridge Meadows is a unique multi-generational community located in the Portsmouth neighborhood of North Portland where adoptive parents, foster children, and elders - those over 55 - find a true home built with love and the shared vision of a better tomorrow.…Watch Our Video

  • Child

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    At Bridge Meadows, current and former foster youth have the stability, caring connections and educational supports they need to succeed and re-calibrate the trajectory of their lives. Investing in the safety and security of these children today improves the quality of life for everyone tomorrow.

  • Elders in the community

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Imagine elders embraced as grandparents, mentors, teachers and friends; continuing to build the meaningful social connections that keep their brains and bodies active and healthy.

  • Elders and Child

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Children move out from the instability of foster care placements to permanent homes and families and parents receive essential resources and guidance, while elders find safe, affordable housing and an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of families and their children.

  • Bridge Meadows Building

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Bridge Meadows is an innovative solution at the intersection of child welfare, aging and affordable housing - issues that impact each of us. Not just socially and emotionally, but economically as well.

  • Eisner Prize

    We are hope. We are permanent. We are family.

    Bridge Meadows is honored to be a recipient of the 2014 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence presented by The Eisner Foundation of Los Angeles, California. The Eisner Prize is a national award that recognizes efforts in uniting multiple generations – especially seniors and youth – and bringing about positive, lasting changes in their communities.…Learn More

The power of place, permanence, and purpose.

2015 Spring Luncheon

On May 6th, Bridge Meadows excitedly welcomed more than 450 of our dear friends and family to the Multnomah Athletic Club for our 9th Annual Bridge Builder Spring Luncheon.

During the program, Executive Director Dr. Derenda Schubert described the incredible relationships built between our residents, special guest speaker Marc Freedman spoke eloquently of the need for purpose in the encore years of life, and our community celebrated the extraordinary work of Bridge Builder Award recipient Rhoni Wiswall, who shared her journey of love, service, and legacy with the belief that one person can absolutely make a difference in this world.

Thank you to all our sponsors and guests who supported our community with their incredible generosity and steadfast belief in the power of place, permanence and purpose. The incredible turnout from this packed event will help ensure the continual growth of Bridge Meadows and propel forward this intergenerational model that is proven to change lives.

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