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Game On

Earlier this spring, my role at Braid took me to new and unfamiliar territory: the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. This all came about because...
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Giving Back In Many Ways

Every year, Saige transforms a $250 donation into over $1,000.  What sounds like a philanthropic magic trick is actually thanks to her employer’s matching and volunteer programs. ...
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Only 61.4%

We’re celebrating TEN graduates this summer! Five high-school students, three middle-school students, and two elementary-school students—all mentored by Braid Mission volunteers—graduated from their prospective schools this year....
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“I’m too busy to volunteer.”

If you’re visiting our website, you likely have a heart for youth in foster care and want to know how you can support them… …but you’re also...
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Meet Alice and Jack

As a grandmother, Alice* felt helpless.  She couldn’t fix the challenges in her daughter’s life or save her from the consequences of hard choices. And now Alice...
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Zoe’s Story

When Zoe* joined the Braid mentorship program as a tween who had spent time in foster care, she thought it would just mean more therapy. But from...
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Safe Gathering Guidelines

As state and local guidelines around COVID are being reduced, we no longer have any safety requirements for Braid teams. However, we do urge teams to continue...
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High Paw, Super Sebastian

A few years ago, I was invited to talk to a group of kindergarteners about foster care. It’s one of the toughest assignments I’ve ever had, which...
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Responding to Coronavirus

Here is an update on how we at Braid are responding to the coronavirus outbreak. One of our guiding principles at Braid is that of communion, and...
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Featured Facilitator: Allegra

1) What made you interested in serving as a facilitator for a Braid team? After meeting several colleagues who came through the foster system and discussing some...
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