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Meet: Kim Eckel, founder of Footbridge for Families

We want you to meet Kim Eckel, founder of Footbridge for Families. Footbridge is the very first non-profit organization to go through an AlphaLab cohort. This was made possible by a generous grant from the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania. Footbridge was also the 2020 winner of the BNY Mellon UpPrize Social Impact Challenge . Read on to learn more about Kim and her inspiration for Footbridge!

Q: Please introduce yourself. What is your background? In your own words, what is the mission of your organization, Footbridge for Families?

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