JOIN IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY RECOVERY MOVEMENT
Ways to Give
Online Gifts may be made by clicking on the green 'Donate Now' button below
Gifts by Check may be made to 'Humanitarian Social Innovations' with 'Bridge Beyond Addiction' written in the memo section of the check. Checks should be mailed to:
Humanitarian Social Innovations
301 Broadway, Suite 115
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Humanitarian Social Innovations treats funds received for Bridge Beyond Addiction as restricted under the charitable trust doctrine. All funds received, minus administrative fees, are dedicated to the purpose of the Bridge Beyond Addiction program and will not be used to pay for the expenses of another program. All donations received through Humanitarian Social Innovations are used for charitable purposes and are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
For questions regarding Humanitarian Social Innovations, please contact Linda Rentschler, Founder and Executive Director, at 610.451.4798
Frequently Asked Questions
Bridge Beyond Addiction is a non-profit program operating under the fiscal sponsorship of Humanitarian Social Innovations a 501(c)3.
We provide financial assistance to qualified individuals who are leaving a treatment program and are seeking to reside in a qualified recovery residence. The financial aid is provided in the form of a scholarship for a deposit, or portions of deposit, or to subsidize rent for the residence. Note: All scholarships are issued directly to the approved residence.
Bridge Beyond Addiction is a locally focused program. Candidates qualifying for a Bridge Beyond Addiction scholarship are men and women, ages 18 and above, who originate from the greater Lehigh Valley area. Each candidate must express a strong desire to obtain and sustain sobriety and become an active member of a sober community.
Applications are submitted online through this website.
All scholarship funding requests are submitted on behalf of the candidate by a clinical professional, case worker, or other equivalent professionals, from the referring residential treatment facility in which the candidate currently resides.
Generally, yes. However, for individuals who are successfully completing a detox program, and for whom traditional short-term residential treatment programs have not been productive in the past, a grant request may be considered.
Recovery residences that are either licensed or accredited by a government agency, certified by a respected association, or meet the core National Alliance of Recovery Residences (NARR) criteria for a Level 2, 3, or 4, residence will be considered. [See application page to review 'core criteria' for self-assessment of Level 2, 3, or 4 qualifications.]
Note: Bridge Beyond Addiction is the final arbitrator of qualifying a residence for funding approval.
No - The recovery residence does not have to be located in the Lehigh Valley. Locations throughout the continental United States will be considered provided they meet the qualifications outlined above. Note: Bridge Beyond Addiction is the final arbitrator of qualifying a residence for funding approval.
HSI is the fiscal sponsor for Bridge Beyond Addiction. Fiscal sponsors are nonprofits that advance the public benefit by facilitating the development and growth of charitable, mission-driven activities. Humanitarian Social Innovations (46-4779591) treats all funds received for the purpose of our program as restricted under the charitable trust doctrine. Therefore, all funds received by Bridge Beyond Addiction, less administrative fees, are dedicated to the purpose of our program, and will not be used to pay the expenses of another program.
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Bridge Beyond Addiction is a nonprofit program operating under the fiscal sponsorship of Humanitarian Social Innovations, a 501(c)(3) organization (Tax ID: 46-4779591)