CuriOdyssey Whooosh!   A Physics in Action Play Space (With a Touch of Magic)   On the beautiful Saturday afternoon of November 13, 2021, Magical Bridge Foundation participated in its first zoo and museum playground grand opening.  Together with city, county and state leaders, Magical Bridge Foundation announced and celebrated the opening of CuriOdyssey’s […]

Vincent Steckler: A Real “Magical” Man (1958-2021) Generous philanthropist. Brilliant board member. An incredible human being. Genuine Kindness Ambassador.   Picture: Vince and Amanda Steckler, Kindness Ambassadors at Picnic en Blanc in Redwood City 2018 to support Magical Bridge Playground in Redwood City.    It is with profound shock, sadness, and disbelief I write about […]

Magical Bridge Foundation Kindness Ambassadors Ava Goumas (a rising Junior at Saint Francis High School) , Cheryl Tolomeo (a rising Junior at Los Altos High School) , and Isabella Koutsoyannis (a rising Senior at Paly Alto High School) were selected to joining the Teen Advisory Board for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. As members of this […]

Welcome to the first-ever screening by our inaugural Magical Bridge Foundation Teen Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Board. With a generous and forward-thinking “Emerging Needs Grant” from the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission, the Magical Bridge Foundation piloted a Teen Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (or DEI) Program as a special initiative with invited teen Kindness […]

Written by Boudewjn van Breeman and Kelvin Jiang, Kindness Ambassadors and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) advocates at the Magical Bridge Foundation. They attend Gunn High School. Boudewijn is a rising senior and Kelvin is a rising junior. Those with disabilities are often treated differently and inequitably in communities. Being stranded in our homes during […]

Written by Bella Chang.  Bella graduated Gunn High School in 2020 and plans to attend UC Berkeley in the fall.      During this new life with the coronavirus, the one constant is change. We have changed the way we work, the way we clean, and the way we live. But, arguably one of the […]

Written by Nicole Smith.  Nicole graduated from Gunn High School in 2020 and plans to attend University of Washington in the fall.      One of the primary issues we have discussed in the Teen Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Board is accessibility. As students at a public Palo Alto school, we have peers with varying […]