Drives: Sacred Heart kicks off for

Posted by admin2 on Thursday, March 18 @ 14:29:00 MST (17646 reads)

March 18, 2010, South Amboy, NJ - Sacred Heart School kicks off for the 2nd year in a row the Bridges of Peace - Help a Child through a Soldier Drive to benefit the children of Iraq. Items will be sent to Sgt. Robert Bruce's unit in Iraq building Bridges of Peace between the soldiers and children of Iraq.
Sgt. Bruce is a Bridges of Peace Board of Director who served in Iraq in the civil affairs unit returning in 2008 and currently works as a Sayreville Police Detective.
In order to raise money to help cover shipping costs, the school has announced a no uniform day fundraiser! Those who donate to the cause are allowed to go to school without their uniform for the day!

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Drives: Toy Drive in Alice, Texas (

Posted by admin2 on Monday, March 23 @ 20:53:11 MST (14668 reads)

Mari writes "Alice, Texas--Our son, Sonny Perez, has pledged to dedicate his senior year to researching the benefits of Play Therapy for children of war, and to collecting and donating toys in honor of Cpl. Orlando Benavides, a class of 2004 graduate of Freer High School, who is currently ending his 2nd tour in Iraq at Camp Freedom, Iraq. This is his Senior Project for graduation as a Distinguished Graduate.

A toy drive has been scheduled for April 4 in Freer (Muy Grande Store) and on April 11 in Alice (Wal-Mart). All toys and items collected will be shipped to Iraq in Orlando's name for BridgePeace.org

We are also taking donations for shipping costs, and your donations can be pledged at http://apps.facebook.com/causes/fundraising_pledges/60355?m=6c3a925f through April 10, 2009. For more information or to find out how you can help, please contact me at fperez9@stx.rr.com

Yours in Christ,
Maribel S. Perez
Proud parent and supporter of BridgePeace.org"

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Drives: PRESS: SUBURBAN: Bridges of

Posted by admin2 on Tuesday, March 10 @ 13:40:50 MST (14573 reads)


Bridges of Peace Board & Matt Bongiovi

SUBURBAN NEWSPAPER, March 05, 2009,

SAYREVILLE ? Jon Bon Jovi did more than entertain
some of his biggest fans in his hometown last week. He helped a local charity, and in turn, children in wartorn Iraq.

Bon Jovi, along with his Backstage with JBJ fan club, sponsored a drive for the borough based Bridges of Peace organization and its "Help a Child Through a Soldier" drive at his private fan club concert at the Starland Ballroom Feb. 23...
http://suburban.gmnews.com/news/2009/0305/front_page/010.html

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Drives: JON BON JOVI Supports Bridg

Posted by admin2 on Thursday, February 26 @ 21:19:16 MST (16733 reads)


Bridges of Peace Board & Matt Bongiovi
Sgt. Robert Bruce gives the thumbs up!


Jon Bon Jovi and his Backstage with JBJ fan club sponsored a Bridges of Peace - "Help a Child through a Soldier" Drive at his private fanclub concert which was held at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on February 23, 2009. Thanks to the generous support of Jon Bon Jovi, Matt Bongiovi and the fan club, the drive was a huge success.
Photos
Video - "Jon Bon Jovi Supports Bridges Of Peace in Sayreville on 2/23/09"
Suburban Newspaper - "Bridges of Peace Get Help from Bon Jovi"

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Drives: JON BON JOVI to Support Bri

Posted by admin2 on Tuesday, January 27 @ 17:27:40 MST (14150 reads)

Jon Bon Jovi will be performing at an upcoming special Concert on 2/23/09 for his BackstageJBJ fanclub members and will be sponsoring a Bridges of Peace "Help a Child through a Soldier" drive at their event.

Bridges of Peace, founders of the "Help a Child Through a Soldier" Drive Project are a local organization collecting items to support our troops and the children of Iraq building Bridges of Peace between them.

Backstagejbj.com posted: "Everyone who brings an item to the show will be entered into a drawing to win a personal item of Jon Bon Jovi's from the Lost Highway Tour." (Read more to see full post)

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Drives: Diane Turton Realty partner

Posted by admin2 on Saturday, November 15 @ 21:35:19 MST (5911 reads)

DIANE TURTON, REALTORS BEGINS ITS ANNUAL TURTON GIVING TREE PROJECT

Diane Turton, Realtors launches campaign to benefit Salvation Army of Ocean County, Family and Children?s Services of Monmouth County and Bridges of Peace and Collect Toys and Gifts for Those in Need Locally And Beyond

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Drives: PRESS: Suburban - Parlin wo

Posted by admin2 on Friday, September 05 @ 09:32:36 MST (5549 reads)

Bridges of Peace plans first benefit concert in November
BY BRIAN DONAHUE Staff Writer
9/4/08
http://suburban.gmnews.com/news/2008/0904/front_page/012.html

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Drives: Help Sgt. Rob Bruce

Posted by admin2 on Wednesday, June 18 @ 11:39:18 MST (3464 reads)

Sgt. Robert Bruce is currently stationed in Iraq. He is asking us to send him items through our "Help a Child through a Soldier" Drive.
Here is what he says...
"Part of my company has picked up one of the poorest most "war torn" areas over here. I think it would be a tremendous opportunity for these guys to have some things to pass out to the kids here. Let me know. -ROB"

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Drives: Sgt. Robert Bruce is going

Posted by admin2 on Saturday, February 09 @ 13:35:08 MST (3774 reads)

Just received this note from Sgt. Robert Bruce...
"Hi Diane and Karen!!
I have recently arrived here to Kuwait to prepare for Civil Affairs work in Iraq. We will be leaving here soon and begin our work there. I just wanted to reach out to you both and say hi and certainly look forward to coordinated efforts where possible to assist the Iraqi people. I look forward to hearing from you soon!"

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Drives: Iowa Youths Pictured with T

Posted by admin2 on Saturday, January 05 @ 14:42:35 MST (3573 reads)

Just received this note from Rev. Hugh Stone...
Attached are pictures of some of our children and youth holding toys we will send to Iraq next week. Thanks for you help with this great project. I talked to my nephew who just finished a tour of duty as a fighter pilot in Iraq. He endorsed the project and said it will make a difference.

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