Articles posted by Hands Across the Bridge

Due to the rapid increase in COVID cases and the concerns for the delta variant, our board has struggled with weighing the need to be responsible for the health and safety of our participants and volunteers and the need for connection and resources that come with our yearly event. It is with much heartbreak that we have decided to modify this year’s event. Given the limited space and inability to social distance on the Oregon side of the bridge we have

Years ago, two women in recovery read an article about National Recovery Month and realized people all over the United States were celebrating their recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. They decided they would stand on top of the Burnside Bridge at daybreak to celebrate that they were no longer under the bridge in their addictions, but on top of the bridge to celebrate their recovery. This decision marked the beginning of the Hands Across the Bridge event, a collaboration