Project Bridge—a program that provides transitional services to young people reintegrating back to their homes from juvenile justice programs—partnered with JLM Records to host its first 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Lakeland’s Simpson Park Community Center was the site for the event, and there are plans to rotate the location as they organize future tournaments.
Everyday Hero host Bill Murphy met him in Tampa at his place, JLM Records, a full-service production and recording studio.
But on Friday, June 23, a hundred people gathered at Keiser University in Sarasota, Florida to celebrate a group of young men and women for being leaders in Eckerd Kids’ Project Bridge program.
On a Friday morning, youths hailing from Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota and DeSoto counties worked alongside the Children’s Home Network employees to clean and organize one of their main storage facilities.
Project Bridge youth received an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of FOX 13’s Tampa studios on Friday, March 24.
An innovative partnership between Home Builders Institute and Eckerd Kids Project Bridge assists youth who are at risk of failing in major tasks necessary to assure a productive life.
ABC Action News recently conducted an interview with Project Bridge to talk about the importance of how the program helps youth not re-enter the juvenile justice system.
WTSO | 10 News – Today it was all about supporting our youth in the Bay area so we took a ride out to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to chat with David Yates – CEO of Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Curtis Campogni – Program Manager for Eckerd/Project Bridge, and Shamar Johnson, a young man actively enrolled in the Bridge Program.
Eckerd Kids’ Project Bridge takes a field trip to the Tampa Supervisor of Elections Office for Hillsborough County.
Project Bridge explored with their youth the importance of civic responsibility by visiting their local Supervisor of Election Office where they learned firsthand how the process works.
Eckerd Kids Project Bridge, Home Builder’s Institute, The Mission Continues, Soldiers Freedom Outdoors and Guardian Angels partnered to create a weekend of service in support organizations that serve veterans and active military. The event was held in memory of the 15th anniversary of the tragic events that took place on September 11, 2001.