Salem, Oregon — Bridges Oregon, a leading statewide linguistically and culturally specific nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing community, is pleased to announce a generous donation of $150,000 from an anonymous donor. This significant contribution will enhance Bridges Oregon’s ability to provide essential services and support to Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing individuals across the state.

The anonymous donor, whose identity remains undisclosed, has demonstrated a profound commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of those in the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing community. The $150,000 donation will be instrumental in expanding Bridges Oregon’s programs, improving accessibility, and fostering a more inclusive environment for the individuals it serves.

“We are deeply moved and immensely grateful for this extraordinary donation from an anonymous benefactor,” said Chad A. Ludwig, Executive Director at Bridges Oregon. “This remarkable act of kindness will enable us to strengthen and expand our services, ensuring the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing individuals have the resources they need to thrive.”

Bridges Oregon provides a range of crucial services, including advocacy, education, and community outreach, to empower Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing individuals and promote inclusivity. The organization is committed to creating a society where everyone, regardless of their abilities, can live full and meaningful lives.

The donor’s commitment to supporting Bridges Oregon aligns seamlessly with the organization’s mission, and their generosity will have a lasting impact on the lives of countless individuals throughout the state. The donation will be used to fund initiatives such as educational workshops, assistive technology programs, and community engagement events aimed at fostering a sense of belonging and empowerment.

While the identity of the donor remains confidential, Bridges Oregon wishes to express its heartfelt gratitude for this transformative gift. The organization remains dedicated to its mission of breaking down barriers and creating a more inclusive society for all.

About Bridges Oregon:
Bridges Oregon is a nonprofit for Oregonians who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing or face other communication barriers. It is in our mission to facilitate equity, inclusiveness, and to provide a bridge to opportunities through advocacy, education, and communication.