Category Archives: Arts

Applause Arts Foundation

Applause Arts Foundation 184 East 76th St.  NYC, New York 10021 Contact:  Kat Radin, Executive Director (212) 717-0703, kat@applauseartsfoundation.org The Applause Arts Foundation provides rigorous performing arts training, education and exposure to children from underserved communities in New York City who might not otherwise have access to such opportunities. Through our summer programming and partnerships with local schools and organizations, the Applause Arts Foundation provides pre-professional performing arts classes, workshops and camps to students free of charge. Additionally we also provide snacks, class materials, MetroCards and performance tickets so our Young Artists have all the tools required to succeed. We believe that […]

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Performing for Pencils

17-year old Jessica Goldberg is a recipient of the Diller Teen Tikkun OlamAward and will receive a $36,000 award to recognize her work for her project Performing for Pencils, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides disadvantaged students with the supplies they need to be successful learners by hosting an annual talent show to build community awareness and raise funds. Now in its tenth year, the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards have given more than $3 million dollars to 84 Jewish teens who are tackling global issues and creating lasting change through tikkun olam – the vision of Bay Area Philanthropist Helen Diller, the founder of The Helen Diller Family Foundation. As an […]

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Fresh Artists

www.freshartists.org 3510 Scotts Lane, Suite 3014 Philadelphia, PA 19129 Contact:  Barbara Chandler Allen, CEO, bcallen@freshartists.org, cell: 215-920-3317 or studio: 267-331-8614 Fresh Artists mission is to promote access for all children to the transformative self-expression of art making and philanthropy.  We do this by engaging children as full partners in philanthropy, by widely exhibiting children’s’ artwork in highly visible and unexpected places and by providing art supplies and innovative art programs to children in severely under-resourced public schools. A mitzvah project or community service project to support Fresh Artists includes a Clothesline Art Sale. Clothesline Art Sales are self-guided service projects and fundraisers for […]

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The Colored Pencil Project

The Colored Pencil Project P.O. Box 171269 Boston, MA 02117 Contact: Director (and founder) Hannah Richards info@thecoloredpencilproject.org The Colored Pencil Project was created to increase the access of art supplies to children in developing countries by distribuiting art supplies, specifically colored pencils and paper, and providing art currriculum to children in various orphanages, schools and rural villages. Art is extremely important developmentally for children. The Colored Pencil Project believes that art is the perfect way for chlldren to communicate their experiences, fears, and most importantly, their dreams. By bringing the dreams belonging to these children back to the United States, in […]

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Project Linus

Project Linus 1347 Bernard Avenue Willow Grove, PA 19090 Contact: Jackie Cain,  215-784-0273 mistynana@verizon.net or to find a chapter near you, go to https://www.projectlinus.org/volunteer/ Project Linus provides love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer “blanketeers”. Second, it is our mission to provide a rewarding and fun service opportunity for interested individuals and groups in local communities for the benefit of children. Mitzvah Project opportunity: Our chapter coordinators accept new, handmade, washable blankets and afghans for giving to […]

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