Community Bridges

Community Bridges Receives The Granite United Way Advocate Award

Date posted: February 28, 2013

February 28, 2013
Contact: Cathy Donohue, Account Manager
Millennium Integrated Marketing
877-873-7445 ext. 204

(Concord, New Hampshire) – Community Bridges, an agency that advances the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities, announced today that they received the Granite United Way Advocate Award for excellence in community support advocacy at the organization’s Merrimack County Annual Campaign Celebration on February 19th in Concord, NH. Granite United Way successfully raised $1.9 million during their most recent annual campaign for the Merrimack region.

“We are honored to receive the Advocate Award from Granite United Way,” said Roy Gerstenberger, executive director of Community Bridges. “They provide important support and funding to many of our partners in the local nonprofit sector, and we are pleased to support their campaigns and initiatives.”

About Granite United Way

Granite United Way is an experienced and trusted organization dedicated to leveraging the resources of investors and volunteers to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of our community’s most pressing needs. It is committed to improving the lives of individuals and families by supporting programs in the areas of education, income and health. Granite United Way works with over 1,000 companies, 25,000 investors and thousands of volunteers every year to make our communities a better

About Community Bridges

Community Bridges advances the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities. By managing a support network of community resources, Community Bridges matches individuals with disabilities to opportunities that help them realize their greatest potential through an individualized plan.

Serving individuals with disabilities of all ages and financial backgrounds, Community Bridges is a not-forprofit organization that solidifies funding and fosters relationships with a trusted network of organizations throughout the community to ensure the best opportunities for individuals in the areas of Early Childhood
Services, Residential and Day Services, Career Development, Homecare Services, Self-Directed Services, and Individual and Family Support. For more information call 603-225-4153 or visit

Community Bridges is a non-profit agency serving the communities of central New Hampshire. Disability is a natural part of the human experience and may occur as a result of developmental impairments, injury, or aging. We advance the integration, growth, and interdependence of people with disabilities in their home communities in ways that promote their ability to have positive control over the lives they have chosen for themselves.