Autumn Reflections “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.” Isabel Allende The devastating wildfires that have affected so many of our neighbors here in California are a powerful reminder of the important service DrawBridge provides to children experiencing […]
We are so grateful to be included in this wonderful North Bay publication! Many thanks to Bruce Burtch, who wrote the article. The story starts on page 14. Please click on “Read more” to see the link to the article.
With an estimated 20,000 homeless children in the Bay Area (KCBS, 2014), DrawBridge is continually expanding its services to reach more and more underserved children in our community. In our previous fiscal year, we opened seven new art groups, and have plans for seven more between now and next July. Our latest new partnerships are […]
Please join us Thursday, September 28 at Trumaker in San Francisco for an evening of elegance, art and DrawBridge!
If you’re interested in working with DrawBridge, please read on! Part-Time Program Manager Join a great team of dedicated staff and Board Members in transforming the lives of underserved children in our community through expressive art! We are seeking an experienced part-time Program Manager, working approximately 20 hours per week, to help us achieve our goals. […]
Blake Jordan is a multi-talented artist and an ardent supporter of DrawBridge and its art programs for homeless and other underserved children. He has raised awareness of DrawBridge through donations, volunteering at art groups, and hosting fundraising events. Blake has a deep understanding of the organization’s mission and the power of expressive art. “Growing up, […]
The statistics on homelessness can be frightening and overwhelming. In the Bay Area alone, there are an estimated 20,000 homeless children, with one in seven living in poverty. Official counts often don’t include many additional children and families, such as those who are temporarily staying with friends or relatives. We have recently compiled statistics about […]
The main focus of the DrawBridge groups is art exploration and expression, but one DrawBridge facilitator sometimes adds elements of cooperation and cultural exchange during her time with the children. Rebecca S. runs a group at Clara House, and with two Muslim participants, her kids recently created art projects focused on Ramadan, a holy month […]
It all started with a Christmas card. Caroline, who was 8 at the time (she’s now 9) and her sister each received a card from their grandparents. Each had $50, and a request to either purchase something they really wanted, or use it to do something good. After several months of deliberation, Caroline decided on […]