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Patient Stories

Patient Stories in the Time of Covid-19

For many in our community, these are scary and uncertain times. Many of our patients live paycheck to paycheck, and now many have no paycheck at all. With Give Big right around the corner, we'd like to share the stories of some of our incredible patients with you. Due to Covid-19, Bridgercare will have an unexpected [...]

2020-05-04T14:50:12-06:00April 28th, 2020|Patient Stories|

Mark’s Story

Last year, Bridgercare saw a huge increase (of 70%!!) for individuals scheduling for Transcare services. The increased awareness and accessibility of these services would not have been possible without the support of the Pride Foundation and people like YOU. Recently, we were reminded of why your support of these services is so critically important in [...]

2020-03-03T10:45:50-07:00March 3rd, 2020|Patient Stories|

Sweet Tooth Ball 2019: Taking Names and Breaking Records for Birth Control ???

Sweet Tooth Ball 2019 was the biggest ever! And we are celebrating! Thanks to all of you, Bridgercare's Sweet Tooth Ball has been growing significant the past 4 years, and yet again, this year's ball was one for the books! Between the beloved live band, 180 silent auction items and mystery bags, and a packed dance [...]

2019-02-27T18:06:00-07:00February 27th, 2019|Fundraising, New Clinic, Patient Stories|

Yasmine’s Story

My name is Yasmine Jarecke and I am a junior in the Nursing Program at Montana State University's Honors College. I grew up in Joliet, Montana, a little town of just over 600 people. My mother immigrated from Syria in 1967 and my dad is a photojournalist from Nebraska. While visiting family in Syria, I have [...]

2018-12-12T18:37:08-07:00December 12th, 2018|Clinic Services, Fundraising, Patient Stories|

Movember = Men’s Health Awareness Month

Did you know that the average man in the US dies 5 years earlier than the average women?! Men's average life expectancy is only 76 years, whereas the average woman in the US lives to be over 81 years old. We want to help men live longer, happier, healthier lives and that is why we [...]

2018-12-10T13:23:01-07:00November 8th, 2018|Clinic Services, Patient Stories|

2018 Gratitude Report

This past year has been full of tough challenges and memorable successes! We invite you to see what you all helped us accomplish in the last year... our 2018 Gratitude Report includes program info and stories from patients, donors, staff, and community members. AND there is a sneak peak about what Bridgercare is working on [...]

Patient Stories: Janine, the AmeriCorps VISTA

Janine was a HAVEN AmeriCorps VISTA from 2015 - 2017 and used Bridgercare for her healthcare needs during her time in Bozeman. This is her story. --- I moved to Bozeman in January 2015 from Long Island, New York to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA at HAVEN. HAVEN is Gallatin County’s domestic violence organization, a [...]

2018-12-10T13:19:40-07:00August 31st, 2018|Clinic Services, Patient Stories|

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Polly Story is a Bridgercare donor. Her daughter, Allie Ferguson, is a Bridgercare volunteer. Allie talked with her mom about what Bridgercare means for their family. --- Growing up on a ranch, my mom, Polly, was no stranger to conversations about family planning. At least when it came to the cows. As many Montanans know, [...]

2018-05-23T14:38:36-06:00May 23rd, 2018|Patient Stories, Political|