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June 22, 2024

Rivas names Community Bridges as ‘Nonprofit of the Year’

Courtesy of the office of Assemblyman Robert Rivas:

Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas named Community Bridges as the 2019 Nonprofit of the Year for the 30th Assembly District. The organization was honored for its public service at the 2019 California Nonprofits Day Luncheon on June 5th, 2019, at the South Lawn of the California State Capitol.

“Community Bridges makes a difference every day in the lives of many in our community,” said Rivas. “Community Bridges provides critical services and programs to help meet the needs of the diverse population in our region. Staff and volunteers work tirelessly to ensure that some of the most vulnerable residents in our community are supported.”

“Programs offered by Community Bridges empower change,” said Shannon Brady, Community Bridges Board of Directors chair. “They increase inclusive access to care and support the advancement of healthy children, families, and seniors. Community Bridges is honored to be recognized by Assemblymember Robert Rivas as a 2019 Nonprofit of the Year.”

Community Bridges offers child development services, prenatal and early post-partum classes, free or reduced cost counseling services for families, support programs for youth on probation, and senior transportation and meals.

Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) represents the 30th Assembly District. This district includes the communities of Aromas, Big Sur, Chualar, Gilroy, Greenfield, Gonzales, Hollister, King City, Morgan Hill, Salinas, San Juan Bautista, Soledad, Spreckels, and Watsonville.