What’s New

EVENING OPENING: We are excited to announce that CAB will begin opening the second Thursday evening of the month beginning April 14th from 5 pm – 7 pm. We hope that this will accommodate our working clients who can not make it to CAB during our regular daytime hours. CAB is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am – 1 pm and the second Thursday of every month from 5 pm – 7 pm.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Christian Assistance Bridge needs your support! On Tuesday, May 3rd, CAB will be one of 400 non-profits across our region participating in Midlands Gives. Midlands Gives is a 24-hour online giving challenge presented by Central Carolina Community Foundation, where folks can donate a minimum of $20 to their favorite local charities. On May 3rd, all you need to do is go to midlandsgives.org and search for Christian Assistance Bridge. Once you have found CAB’s page, the online donation process is easy and secure! In the meantime, please be sure to “Like” our Facebook page so you can stay up-to-date on the latest CAB news. If you have any questions, please email Lauren Wells at lauren.wells@christianassistancebridge.com.

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Christian Assistance Bridge is a service agency in Blythewood, SC that is blessed with significant support from a generous community! The mission of Christian Assistance Bridge is to provide hope and support to those in need by offering basic necessities. CAB offers emergency assistance, such as utilities, rent, food, medication, transportation and traveler’s aid, to residents in Blythewood and surrounding communities. The agency, located at 126 Blythewood Road, is a collaborative effort of area churches, individuals and support organizations and currently serves residents of zip codes 29016 (Blythewood), 29229 (Northeast Columbia) and 29130 (Ridgeway).

One CAN make a difference! TheWestwood High School Student Council ask you to help. Simply purchase one extra can of food each time you shop and place it in one of the beautifully marked WHS food collection bins that have been placed in the Blythewood area. If your business would like one of these collection bins, just let CAB or WHS know. So far this school year alone, the Westwood High School Food Drive has stocked the CAB pantry with over 1700 cans/boxes/containers of food!

Event raises funds for CAB – The Flavors of Fall fundraiser in November raised over $7,000 for the Christian Assistance Bridge. Individuals from local communities, pastors, business owners and town government representatives were among the 175 who attended the event at The Farm at Ridgeway. Use of the venue was donated by owner and Blythewood businessman Larry Sharpe.

Other event sponsors were The Ben Arnold Beverage Company, Farr Consultants, Kem Smith, C.P.A., Mike and Charlotte Floyd, Blythewood Pharmacy, Transfiguration Catholic Church, Sullivan Psychological, First Community Bank, the Trinity United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Fairfield Electric Cooperative, the Town of Blythewood, First Citizens Bank, Matt and Kristen Fallon, Ashley and Aggie Jones and Covert Homes.

                          SINCERE THANKS TO THE SPONSORS NAMED ABOVE                                                               AND TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED!

High school students help out – Students from Westwood High School have been volunteering time each week to help stock the shelves in the CAB pantry. Such hard workers they are!

Any individual, church or organization wishing to support the mission of Christian Assistance Bridge may send contributions to Christian Assistance Bridge, P.O. Box 1026, Blythewood, SC 29016. Christian Assistance Bridge is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt agency. Your donation is tax deductible.