Mark your calendars to November 12th!
The Open Hands Foundation was the 2015 charity partner of the Chanahssen Rotary. Come help them continue their great work by supporting their upcoming fundraiser. The Bridge for Youth is one of there most successful and needed projects
Here is a snap shot of WHAT WHY and HOW they make a difference in our community.

Mission: To provide runaway and homeless youth safe shelter, assist in the prevention and resolution of family conflicts and reunify families whenever possible.

Vision: The Bridge for Youth will be a premier resource for diverse populations of youth and families needing help by offering:
– Support that empowers
– Safe shelter
– Sustainable tools for success and restoration of relationships
– When possible, reunification.

Organizational values:
Focus - Our commitment to youth and families drives everything we do.
Excellence - We are relentless in our pursuit of greatness.
Service - Our mission will be at the core of every decision we make.
Village - We cannot do this alone and are part of a broader web committed to protecting runaway and homeless youth.
Integrity - We meet our commitments and are ethical, responsible stewards of our resources.
Teamwork - All of us are part of a team and each of us individually will do everything we can to make sure the entire team succeeds.
Rooted - We will be nimble and adaptable while maintaining our core.
Inclusive - Diversity in thought, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, economic status, political orientations and ideas is our greatest resource.
Bold - We are not afraid to ask hard questions and face difficult realities.
Lighthouse - The clients we serve may be in crisis but our organization will not operate from a crisis point of view.