“I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.” – William Morris DrawBridge groups provide a familiar and trusted environment in which homeless and underserved youth can explore their creativity and express themselves freely. One young Bay Area artist understands the value of this, […]
DrawBridge has been the lucky recipient of a rare gift: the hard work and big heart of a truly dedicated volunteer. Kathleen Keating. Kathleen recently made the decision to step down from her role on the DrawBridge Board of Directors. The impact and contributions she made on the Board these past eight years will ripple […]
Serving as a DrawBridge Facilitator Creates Joy for Everyone! Susan Peterson is in the enviable position of witnessing the positive impact of her work. As a Facilitator for three weekly DrawBridge groups (most Facilitators have one group), Susan sees firsthand the value of the time she spends with kids. “We are creating a […]
Join Us and Join the Fun! Are you looking for an evening that provides everything? How about great food, fantastic wine, a gorgeous venue, a lively crowd, an exclusive wine tasting, an exemplary auction and a chance to support a great cause? It’s all here in one fun-filled package: the DrawBridge Cheers to Creativity event […]
We are very honored and grateful to have so many supporters helping to bring our art groups to life. Donors and volunteers form the foundation for our work, and some special people assist in both areas. One such person is Ophelia D., who not only volunteers in an art group, but recently set up a […]
By Bruce Burtch As a long-time volunteer and supporter of DrawBridge, an arts program for homeless and underserved children, I often reflect on the joy that I have received by my participating in this amazing program. I have watched the program expand, and as importantly, I have watched the children blossom when given the opportunity […]
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!