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 are 8am to 6pm from Monday – Thursday
We are currently not accepting bike donations
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 only. Expect 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
Bridge Bikes are available for a $20 donation, which includes a helmet and a lock, Monday thru Thursdays from 9 am to 12 noon. Bikes are available ONLY to those who do not have another form of transportation to get to work. An ID Is required and so is proof of employment. Bikes can only be received once per year and a Bridge Bike Agreement needs to be signed. Bikes can only be given to the actual individual with ID.
We are currently not accepting bike donations at this time
The Bridge Kids
Bridge Kids is an after school program for Spartanburg Northside children K-5 through 5th Grade, 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 Wednesday 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.
Interested in Volunteering?
If you are interested in volunteering at the Bridge you will first need to attend a Bridge Orientation. If you have any questions about the Orientation please call the Bridge Assistant Director at (864) 699-4334
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!