Who We Are
A caring, creative, and committed community of facilitators and volunteers supports our children. Bring your passion to DrawBridge!
DrawBridge has been inspiring kids in Bay Area homeless shelters, affordable housing and neighborhood community centers for 30 years.
DrawBridge allocates more of your gift to expressive arts programming that directly benefits underserved communities.
What We Do
Since 1989, DrawBridge has been providing weekly expressive arts programs free of charge to children in homeless shelters, affordable housing sites and community centers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Trained facilitators and volunteers promote a safe and supportive environment for each child to explore the playful creativity that is so important to healthy development. Our approach allows kids to establish their own direction, pace of creation and depth of self-exploration. Avoiding expectations, we believe that there is nothing in a child that needs fixing.
“DrawBridge is my second family.
No one can take that away from me.”
Minh, age 15
Inspiring Creativity, Joy and Self-Confidence