Who We Are
Bring your passion for improving the lives of homeless children directly to the kids we serve. At DrawBridge we strive to support the children we serve with caring, creative, and committed facilitators and volunteers
DrawBridge has inspired over 35,000 homeless and underserved children through weekly expressive art programs that are offered free of charge right where these kids live – in dozens of homeless shelters, safe houses and other low-income facilities throughout
the San Francisco Bay Area.
Change is not possible without you!
No matter how big or small, your donation makes a difference. DrawBridge is dedicated to improving the lives of the children we serve.
We use our resources wisely.
What We Do
The basic premise of DrawBridge art groups is to provide a safe and supportive environment for each child’s own expression. Our approach is to allow children to establish their own direction, pace and depth of self-exploration. Besides offering an encouraging and non-judgmental presence, Drawbridge facilitators interact honestly, respect and adapt to each child’s needs, maintain boundaries, and draw attention to the child’s experience, rather than his or her artwork. Avoiding expectations, we believe that there is nothing that needs to be fixed.
From a DrawBridge Kid
“DrawBridge is my second family.
No one can take that away from me.”
Minh, age 15
Inspiring Joy, Self-Confidence & Hope