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Students and Alumni

Prospective Students

Students or parents interested in being a part of Bridges to a Brighter may visit our Student Selection page for more information.

Current Students


Once a part of the Bridges family, always a part of the Bridges family!  Stay involved in Bridges to a Brighter Future by attending our alumni reunions held every two years, serve as a mentor or volunteer, or give back to the program that made such a difference in your life.

Bi-Annual reunions are held to reconnect with your Bridges family.  Make sure that we have your current contact information so we can keep in touch.  Complete an online contact information update form here.

Stay in touch with the current program and view alumni pictures on the Bridges Facebook page.

Give back to the program that changed your life!  The generous support of donors made Bridges possible for you, now you have the opportunity to make it possible for another deserving young person. 

There are a variety of giving opportunities and financial needs.  You may begin your giving with a small annual gift or you may wish to make a larger commitment.  Opportunities and needs include:

  • Supporting the needs of students through our Student Needs Fund
  • Sponsoring a student to attend Bridges
  • Scholarship funds for a students to use for college, perhaps a scholarship in the name of your Bridges class
  • Funding for programmatic expenses including college trips and other exposure experiences
  • Supporting new opportunities such as internships

You may make an online donation to Bridges to a Brighter Future.  Visit the Furman Development Office website for online giving.  Be sure to select “other” and type, “Bridges to a Brighter Future.”

For more information about reunions, giving, or volunteer opportunities, please contact the director of Bridges to a Brighter Future, Danielle Staggers