Adam Davis in front of KUOW

Why We Love Board Games: Adam Davis on KUOW’s The Record

I received a last-minute invite to join Filip Francke, CEO of Ravensburger North America and Claire Donaldson, a freelance illustrator, on Bill Radke’s show The Record on KUOW, Seattle’s local NPR station.  We discussed board games, their recent rise in importance in society (especially in Seattle), and how Game to Grow uses them in therapeutic […]

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Victoria’s Story on Extra Credits: Because Games Matter

The YouTube channel Extra Credits, well-known for their video series explaining historical and science concepts in a fun cartoon style, have spotlighted one of Game to Grow’s players for their “Because Games Matter” series, highlighting the participant’s growth through playing Dungeons and Dragons in one of our weekly social skills groups. We are tremendously honored […]

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Tacoma, here we come!

We have been looking forward to expanding to Tacoma for quite some time, and we’re looking forward to a Tacoma expansion this fall!  The group will begin in late September, and we are still determining the best location and schedule for our new groups.  If you’d like to be included in this new expansion, please […]

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Come see us at PAX West 2019!

We are looking forward to being at PAX West again this year!  We have some exciting things in line for this year!   We’ll have a table with Table Titans again, thanks to their generosity.  You can find the map and mobile app at west.paxsite.com.   Game to Grow will be featured on five panels […]

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New Groups! Magic (The Gathering) and Mindfulness

Historically, most of our social skills groups have been structured using tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons.  However, our mission is to use games of all kinds for positive growth, and we’re happy to be launching some new programs for the fall. The first we’re happy to announce is a 10-week group using the popular […]

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Join me early on #GivingTuesday for Facebook’s #EarlyMorningMatch!

Executive Director Adam Davis here. I recently learned that Facebook will match the first 7 million dollars of donations made on Tuesday, November 27th, up to $250,000 per organization!  This is an amazing opportunity for Game to Grow to raise funds for continued expansion in 2019! That sounds amazing, but here’s the catch: It’s first-come, […]

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Game to Grow Presenting at Pierce County Counselor’s Association about D&D for Social Development

Next weekend we’ll be presenting at the ICDL conference in Washington, DC, about role-playing games for therapeutic growth and Critical Core, and the following Friday we’ll be presenting at the Pierce County Counselor’s Association in a 90 minute presentation titled “Dungeons, Dragons, and Social Development: Roleplaying Games as a Tool for Growth.” The meeting will be […]

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The Guild, a Documentary Inspired by Our Work with D&D and Autism!

We received an email from Ben Collier, who had been inspired by our work using Dungeons and Dragons to help teens with autism diagnoses build social skills and reduce isolation. After hearing about our groups, he filmed a documentary short about a group in Buckinghamshire, England that shows the amazing power of role-playing games to […]

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