Bridges to Hope in Lincoln, NE is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) agency serving men and women soon to be or recently released from correctional institutions (referred to as “Partners”). The goal is to create and sustain joint efforts to prevent Partners from falling back into their criminal behaviors and lower the recidivism rate. This is done by providing Partners with everything they would need to start up a new home. Beds, sofas, tables, chairs, kitchen items, bathroom items, clothing and hygiene products are a few of the items provided to them at no cost. All items are donated by community members.