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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 […]


10 Summertime Souper Good Deeds

Has summer boredom kicked in?  Looking to help others while you have more time on your hands. Organizations find their volunteer base diminishes in the summer.  Help them fill the gap with these ideas: 1.  Volunteer at your local library. 2.  Care for animals at a horse farm or zoo. 3.  Weed and water plants at an urban or community garden. 4.  Tutor other children. Call an elementary school and offer your services to teach kids to read or practice math facts. 5.  Sell lemonade and donate money to a cause. Check out unique recipes for lemonade on Pinterest. 6. Cook […]


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 […]