The Bridge at Green Street

The Bridge will be open for food distribution from 9am to Noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Wearhouse will be open from 9am to Noon on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Donation hours will be unaffected. 8am to 6pm from Monday – Thursday

The Bridge at Green Street does not and shall  not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs or reprisal or retaliation of prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by the USDA.

The Bridge Market

If you qualify for food assistance, you are able to receive a food box from our market once per month during hours of operation.  You qualify if you receive EBT, SSI or TANF or fall below the specified income guidelines. Those income guidelines are posted at The Bridge. You do not need an appointment for a food box.

 

Below are suggested donations for The Bridge Market.

Canned Meats: Tuna / Chicken / Vienna sausages / Ham

Instant Mashed Potatoes, Hamburger Helper, White Rice, Hearty Soups, Pop Tarts, Cereal

Personal Hygiene Items: Toothpaste / Soap / Deodorant / Shampoo

The Bridge Wearhouse

The Bridge has a clothing Wearhouse which is full of wonderful gently worn clothing. We have clothing for adults and children, as well as a Baby Boutique, which may include baby items other than clothing. Anyone is welcome to shop!  Items are available for a $3 donation per bag. Larger items that do not fit in our bag are a $5 donation per item. You may shop once per week, and purchase up to three bags per week.

The Wearhouse is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from  9am-12pm

Face masks are required

The Bridge Financial Assistance

If you are in need of financial assistance with a bill, we may be able to help you. However, please note that we are funded solely by donations so the financial assistance may be limited. We see clients by appointment onlyExpect to wait 24-48 business hours for a response. First you will need to watch the Informational Session to learn about our guidelines and requirements by clicking the Video Player.
Please note that some of the information in the video has changed.

The Bridge Bikes

The Bridge Bikes program is temporarily closed in order to make necessary changes to the program.

 

The Bridge Kids

Bridge Kids is an after school program for Spartanburg Northside children K-5 through 5th Grade, Tuesday & Thursday Afternoons 2:30–5:30 PM at The Bridge. Kids can come for fun, food, and homework help! If you would like to volunteer with Bridge Kids, contact Angela Springsteen at aspringsteen@fbs.org or call 864-699-4335.  Please contact Angela to register your child.

The Bridge Scholars

The Bridge Scholars is our ministry to Middle School students.  They usually attend Carver Middle School and come to The Bridge on Monday afternoons. If you are interested in registering your child, please call 864-699-4335 to leave a message for Angela Springsteen, the Director of Children’s Programs.

The Bridge Library

Everyone is welcome to visit The Bridge Library.  Come browse, read, and check out books. Please call 699-4321 to set up an appointment.

History of Green Street

In 1889, our church planted Green Street Baptist Church near the Spartan Mill to reach the community for Christ. In 2016, 125 years later, the members of GSBC voted to give back to their “mother church” and The Bridge was born. Click below for the full history!

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) 
 
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, and American Sign Language) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339
 
To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online, at www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/usda-program-discrimination-complaint-form.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 
 
mail: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or 
 
fax: 
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; 
 
email: 
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

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