Category Archives: Bridge Program

The Sweet Water Foundation welcomes Danny Glover

Recently, the Sweet Water Foundation welcomed actor Danny Glover. Find out why he was so impressed by their work. 

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Fundraising— it’s not just about bake sales anymore

Fundraising used to mean rummage sales and knocking on neighbors’ doors. Today, community-based programs are using crowdfunding and social media to tap into a global community of supporters.  The concept of “community” is no longer restricted to a neighborhood or … Continue reading

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The power of the crowd could rescue reading program

Providence Glen hopes it won’t be closing the book on summer literacy series

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CSCC ESL Afterschool Communities holds 5k race

One of our favorite service enrichment programs, Columbus State Community College’s ESL Afterschool Communities, will be holding a 5k race this weekend.

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Urban communities getting hooked on aquaponics

Morgan Kauphusman created an excellent video about Sweet Water Foundation, which you can find through Medill Reports. It features an interview with Jesse Blom, who walks us through the principles of aquaponics.

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2 Sweet Water leaders honored in Chicago & Milwaukee

This winter has already brought plenty of excitement to Sweet Water Foundation, as two co-founders were recently honored for visionary contributions to their communities. Emmanuel Pratt received the Green Award from Chicago magazine, and Jim Godsil was named a finalist … Continue reading

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