Powder Springs Nov 29
Nov
29
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Nov 29

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CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Copy of Powder Springs Dec 6
Dec
6
8:00 AM08:00

Copy of Powder Springs Dec 6

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  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Beds For Kids Partnership with Throw, Hawks, and Zac Brown Dec 8th
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Beds For Kids Partnership with Throw, Hawks, and Zac Brown Dec 8th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead Artist(s)
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event

THE PROJECT:

We will be partnering with Throw an organization that sells pillows and will be giving away 50 beds to 50 kids at Phillip's Arena in partnership with the Hawks and Zac Brown. Paint Love has been invited to create an art project for the 50 kids (and potentially siblings and families) that will be in attendance.  They have asked us to create a pillow case project.  We would also be interested in creating another piece of art for the children's room if possible.

THE ORGANIZATION:

Throw provides beds and a safe place to dream to children in need. For every ten pillows sold, they give one bed to a child in need.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Wellspring Living - December 15
Dec
15
5:00 PM17:00

Wellspring Living - December 15

THE PROJECT: 

Instagram influencer, artists, and entrepreneur, Ali Nelson of Ali Makes Things will be leading the girls from Wellspring living in a watercolor and hand lettering project. 

THE ORGANIZATION: 

Wellspring Living is helping Domestic Sex Trafficking victims (DMST) develop the courage to move forward and the confidence to succeed.  Wellspring Living For Girls is a residential program serving girls 12-17 who are survivors of DMST. The program offers a continuum of care including therapy, education, and life skills classes, designed to foster holistic change in the life of each survivor. Wellspring Living offers a safe, supportive environment for each survivor, allowing her to heal, grow, and create a new future in her own time. Each girl is encouraged to set personal goals in her therapy and education, and each is supported by staff and volunteers throughout her journey of healing.

Interested In Helping?

*** For the safety of the girls within the organization, the location is disclosed***

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Kate's Club - November Session 2- Nov. 19th
Nov
19
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club - November Session 2- Nov. 19th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event

THE PROJECT:

We will be working with the teens the month of November. Kate's club will run two events (Saturday, November 4th, 12-3:30 pm and Sunday, November 19th, 12-3:30 pm).  The same program will go on both dates, so if you can make both, that would be great!

Theme: “What am I thankful for?”-  how to access gratitude while grieving

Local Atlanta artist, Catlanta, will be leading both of these sessions! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Kate's Club's mission is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Georgia Center for Child Advocacy - Nov. 17th
Nov
17
3:30 PM15:30

Georgia Center for Child Advocacy - Nov. 17th

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CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be at the DeKalb County location and serve kids ages 5-11 who attend counseling at the Center. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy serves children and their families when there are allegations of child abuse, neglect, or when children are witnesses to violence. They help various agencies such as law enforcement, DFCS, and the DA's office coordinate services for children and families by providing forensic interviews for children, hosting multi-disciplinary team meetings to share information, and providing therapy for children and adolescents ages 3-17 when the abuse or neglect has been substantiated. 

*Due to the population of the students served here, volunteers must go be over age 18 and trained as mandatory reporters- this process is an hour-long online training and brief quiz and that's it! We help you through the process.  

Interested In Helping?

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Powder Springs Nov 15
Nov
15
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Nov 15

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CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Kate's Club/High Museum  - National Children's Grief Awareness Nov 12
Nov
12
7:00 AM07:00

Kate's Club/High Museum - National Children's Grief Awareness Nov 12

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead Artist(s)
  • A LOT of Volunteers to assist at Piedmont Park AND/OR The High Museum
  • Volunteers to transport the art project from Piedmont Park to The High Museum
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event

THE PROJECT:

We will be partnering with Kate's Club to create a collaborative project around National Children's Grief Awareness Day.  We will start the project at Piedmont Park during Kate's Club Memory Walk and then move to the High Museum to finish the art piece inviting everyone from the community to come out and collaborate for free (The portion at the High Museum will be in conjunction with their free admission day).

The portion of the project at Piedmont Park will go from 10am - 1pm, with set up time TBD.  The portion of the project at the High Museum will go from 1pm-4pm with set up time around noon.  This obviously means we will have TWO teams of people going at one time with a limited group starting at the High and more people joining as we finish at Piedmont Park. 

The theme this month at the High Musuem is “Around the World in 30 Days." Kate’s Club's vision is “A World in Which it is Okay to Grieve."

So, our project will use the theme "Grief is universal". We want to invite the public to make something that would support or connect with the artwork that we are making with the families at Kate's Club. We want to explore the idea of how the world can support each other with love, compassion, and empathy. 

We are not able to use wet paint or chalk with our project at the High Museum, so I (Julie McKevitt) am still figuring out exactly what we are doing for the project.  My initial thought is something like what we did for the #HoustonStrong event (here.)

 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Kate's Club's mission is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Powder Springs Nov 8
Nov
8
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Nov 8

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CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Kate's Club- November Session 1- Nov. 4th
Nov
4
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club- November Session 1- Nov. 4th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event

THE PROJECT:

We will be working with the teens the month of November. Kate's club will run two events (Saturday, November 4th, 12-3:30 pm and Sunday, November 19th, 12-3:30 pm).  The same program will go on both dates, so if you can make both, that would be great!

Theme: “What am I thankful for?”-  how to access gratitude while grieving

Local Atlanta artist, Catlanta, will be leading both of these sessions! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Kate's Club's mission is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Phone
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Powder Springs Nov 1
Nov
1
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Nov 1

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  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Tucker High School and Glass Blowing
Oct
26
1:00 PM13:00

Tucker High School and Glass Blowing

The Project: 

A group from Tucker High School will be traveling to Decatur Glass Blowing for a workshop on glass blowing. Lead artist and owner of Decatur Glass Blowing, Nate Nardi, will be leading the class 

About Decatur Glass Blowing: 

e are a hot glass shop located in Decatur, Georgia. Owned and operated by glass artist, Nate Nardi, Decatur Glassblowing was founded in 2012. 

About Tucker High School: 

Tucker High School bases its philosophy on the firm conviction that every individual has worth and dignity. We believe that if students are to reach their potentials, they, their parents, the community, and the school must share this conviction. We seek to assist the students in becoming mature adults, prepared to continue their formal education and equip them to meet the challenges and problems created by a changing and complex society.

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Powder Springs Oct. 25
Oct
25
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Oct. 25

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  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Jesse's House- Oct 22
Oct
22
1:00 PM13:00

Jesse's House- Oct 22

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteer to help and write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take pictures at the event
  • Volunteers to assist
  • Financial sponsorship for the event- Click below to sponsor this event!
I WANT TO HELP!

THE ORGANIZATION:

We will be working with kids, ages 7-17, from the Jesse's House. The mission of Jesse's House is to provide safe and structured care in a nurturing environment to at-risk girls in order to adequately prepare them for life. These girls have been referred from the Department of Family and Children's Servies or Department of Juvenile Justice; strives to reunify the residents with their families whenever possible; and provides a safe house until permanent placement is found.

THE PROJECT: 

Angela Hornsby will be leading a dream catcher project. 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Wilderness Works City Camp Oct. 20
Oct
20
7:45 PM19:45

Wilderness Works City Camp Oct. 20

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
SPONSOR THIS EVENT

 

THE PROJECT:

During school time months Wilderness Works provides chaperoned overnight stays in comfortable, child-friendly girls and boys dormitory buildings. Fridays are full of activities (one of which we will host as part of this project), while Saturdays are spent doing some kind of outdoorsy excursion. There will be 30-50 kids, ages 8-11 or in 3rd-5th grade. We will not have any Paint Love staff members on site, but volunteers are welcome to come. They will be painting pumpkins for October!

THE ORGANIZATION:

Wilderness Works provides at-risk children a place to find caring adults and fun activities that teach and reach. Their mission is to empower and enrich disadvantaged and at-risk children living in urban Atlanta with year-round experiential education, recreation, and outdoor adventure. Wilderness Works is a youth development agency serving homeless and disadvantaged children living primarily in Dekalb and Fulton counties.

SOUND LIKE FUN?

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Paint Love Live
Oct
19
4:00 PM16:00

Paint Love Live

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Helping in the studio before the event
  • Volunteers to drive items from the studio to the venue
  • Volunteers to assist set up (4-7pm)
  • Volunteers to assist during the event (7-10pm) - Roles may include: helping with check in, helping with check out, helping with payment processing, helping with the SMS bidding system, helping the artists and musicians, helping answer questions about the art, the art wall, and volunteering with Paint Love, etc..
  • Volunteers to clean up (10-11pm+)
  • Volunteers to drive items from the venue back to the studio
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 

ABOUT THE EVENT:

In what is quickly developing as Paint Love’s signature style, Paint Love Live brings together unique live art experiences with some of Atlanta’s favorite artists and, of course, amazing local art.

This year, top Atlanta artists, Mike Lowery and Sanithna Phansavanh will be live painting direclty on the walls of the brand new Monday Night Brewing facility! 

The event will take place Thursday, October 19th at 7pm. Tickets are $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door and include two free beers at Monday Night's new West End barrel-aging and souring facility on the BeltLine. Scroll down for more details. 

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Powder Springs Oct. 18
Oct
18
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Oct. 18

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CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Powder Springs Oct. 11
Oct
11
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Oct. 11

  • Powder Springs Elementary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Georgia Center for Child Advocacy - Oct. 9th
Oct
9
3:00 PM15:00

Georgia Center for Child Advocacy - Oct. 9th

  • Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (Fulton) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be at the Fulton County location and serve kids ages 5-11 who attend counseling at the Center. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy serves children and their families when there are allegations of child abuse, neglect, or when children are witnesses to violence. They help various agencies such as law enforcement, DFCS, and the DA's office coordinate services for children and families by providing forensic interviews for children, hosting multi-disciplinary team meetings to share information, and providing therapy for children and adolescents ages 3-17 when the abuse or neglect has been substantiated. 

*Due to the population of the students served here, volunteers must go be over age 18 and trained as mandatory reporters- this process is an hour-long online training and brief quiz and that's it! We help you through the process.  

Interested In Helping?

Name *
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Phone
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Powder Springs Oct. 4
Oct
4
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Oct. 4

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  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to help out
  • Volunteer to blog about the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this event happen:
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT: 

This project will be lead weekly by KSU student and lead artist, Dani Frank. Each week, Dani will lead a group of about 40 kindergarten student through projects relating to the school's monthly themes! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Powder Springs Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 800 students (kindergarten through fifth grade with two SNPK classrooms).  In 2011, Powder Springs became eligible for Title I funds.  These funds are used to support extra instruction, hire additional staff, and to provide instructional resources and materials.

VISION
Investing in tomorrow by engaging creative minds today

MISSION
(I³) Invest, Inspire, Innovate with Integrity

Collective Commitments

  • Use Arts Integration strategies to enhance instruction and engage students 
  • Participate in consistent and purposeful collaboration
  • Use small group instruction to meet our students’ needs
  • Collect and analyze data to drive student instruction
  • Provide parents with resources
  • Use open, streamlined communication 

 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Young Women's Leadership Program - Encaustic Wax- Sept 16
Sep
16
1:00 PM13:00

Young Women's Leadership Program - Encaustic Wax- Sept 16

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist Lead Artist
  • Volunteer to blog about the event + take photos 
  • Financial sponsorship of this event.  Click below if you can help make this project happen:

THE PROJECT: 

The YWLP works to foster creativity and self-expression through artwork. On September 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at New American Pathways, 2300 Henderson Mill Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30345, they would like an artist to lead an art project with their young women.  Penny Treese will be leading a wax encaustic project and we are looking for additional volunteers to help! 

This will be a time that the mentors at the YWLP and students get to know each other and learn about each other. The YWLP teens are interested in female empowerment, being advocates against domestic violence, love all forms of art, and sharing their culture.

THE ORGANIZATION: 

The Young Women’s Leadership Program (YWLP) prepares 21 high school refugee girls from Clarkston, GA for success through adult mentoring and educational programming. 

Interested? Let us know how you want to be involved:

 

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Wilderness Works City Camp
Sep
15
7:45 PM19:45

Wilderness Works City Camp

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
SPONSOR THIS EVENT

 

THE PROJECT:

During school time months Wilderness Works provides chaperoned overnight stays in comfortable, child-friendly girls and boys dormitory buildings. Fridays are full of activities (one of which we will host as part of this project), while Saturdays are spent doing some kind of outdoorsy excursion. There will be 30-50 kids, ages 8-11 or in 3rd-5th grade. One of our artists, Nachae, will be leading this kids in a project painting rocks! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Wilderness Works provides at-risk children a place to find caring adults and fun activities that teach and reach. Their mission is to empower and enrich disadvantaged and at-risk children living in urban Atlanta with year-round experiential education, recreation, and outdoor adventure. Wilderness Works is a youth development agency serving homeless and disadvantaged children living primarily in Dekalb and Fulton counties.

SOUND LIKE FUN?

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Ronald McDonald House- Sept. 14th
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

Ronald McDonald House- Sept. 14th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead Artist
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event

THE PROJECT:

We are partnering with The Ronald McDonald House to put on an art night for the children and families staying at the RMH on Peachtree Dunwoody Road.  The students participating will range from elementary to high school students. The parents may or may not participate.  Plan to arrive around 6:15 or 6:30. (more details to come as we get closer to the event). 

This is a partnership with, ForeverWe

THE ORGANIZATION:

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House - Atlanta Ronald McDonald Houses have been called “home” by more than 46,000 families with ill and injured children receiving medical care nearby.

Interested in Helping?

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Clarkston Community Center- July 26
Jul
26
1:00 PM13:00

Clarkston Community Center- July 26

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
I WANT TO HELP!

 

THE PROJECT:

Artists and volunteers will be working with the summer camp held at Clarkston Community Center. STEAM Plus Camp is for students ages 6- 14. The goal of the camp is to improve literacy and boost confidence amongst low-income students, refugees and immigrants and native Georgians. Eco-artist, Ellen Gadberry will lead her second week in a row at Clarkston, for the last session of the summer!

THE ORGANIZATION:

As a gathering place for art, education, recreation and community building, the Clarkston Community Center works to meet the many needs that are related to the city’s demographics, density, and low-income status. Through a strategic focus on community building, Clarkston Community Center programming works to bring together refugee and non-refugee populations. The Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is a reflection of the community around it: diverse, supportive, and strong. Aiding a population that represents over 150 different ethnic groups, has over 50 different countries of origin, and speaks over 60 different languages, the center does its best to address the many assorted needs of the community.

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Paint Love Summer Event at Camp Peace- July 21
Jul
21
1:30 PM13:30

Paint Love Summer Event at Camp Peace- July 21

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteer to help and write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take pictures at the event
  • Volunteers to assist
  • Financial sponsorship for the event- Click below to sponsor this event!
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT:

This project is a partnership between Paint Love, students at GSU and Women's Resource Center's Camp Peace. Artist, Nikita Raper, will lead her first project with Paint Love for this session!

THE ORGANIZATION:

We will be working with about 40 kids, ages 5-14, from the Women's Resource Center, which works with families who have been impacted by domestic violence. 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Paint Love Campaign Celebration Night - July 20
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Paint Love Campaign Celebration Night - July 20

COME CELEBRATE

To help us finish strong on our campaign and celebrate everyone who has supported us on the way...we are throwing a party!!

Join us at Refuge Coffee Co on Thursday, July 20th at 7:00pm. We will have free Refuge Coffee Co. coffee, an art activity, as well as live music from the incredible duo, Jared&Amber.

Our #SavePaintLove Campaign will run until the end of July, so this is the perfect opportunity to help us to continue to spread the word about Paint Love and celebrate the success we have experienced so far!

Join us, bring a friend, and together let's celebrate!

We are so thankful for you!
 



Can't Attend But Still Interested in helping Paint Love finish strong?

 
THREE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:
1) Donate. Donate via our campaign (bit.ly/savepaintlove), our website, on Facebook, or mail us a check. We have been receiving donations via all channels!

2) Participate in our #portraitORforfeit challenge online.

3) Spread the word! Send an email to a group of friends with a link to donate and ask for $5 each. We had several community members try this out and it has brought in the largest amount of donations yet!

DONATE
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Clarkston Community Center- July 19
Jul
19
1:00 PM13:00

Clarkston Community Center- July 19

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
I WANT TO HELP!

 

THE PROJECT:

Artists and volunteers will be working with the summer camp held at Clarkston Community Center. STEAM Plus Camp is for students ages 6- 14. The goal of the camp is to improve literacy and boost confidence amongst low-income students, refugees and immigrants and native Georgians. Our eco-artist, Ellen Gadberry will be leading this week!

THE ORGANIZATION:

As a gathering place for art, education, recreation and community building, the Clarkston Community Center works to meet the many needs that are related to the city’s demographics, density, and low-income status. Through a strategic focus on community building, Clarkston Community Center programming works to bring together refugee and non-refugee populations. The Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is a reflection of the community around it: diverse, supportive, and strong. Aiding a population that represents over 150 different ethnic groups, has over 50 different countries of origin, and speaks over 60 different languages, the center does its best to address the many assorted needs of the community.

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INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Kate's Club- July Session 2-July 16
Jul
16
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club- July Session 2-July 16

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
i want to help!

 

THE PROJECT:

We will have about 20 9-12 year olds in July. Kate's club will run two events (Saturday, July 8th, 12-4pm and Sunday, July 16th, 12-4pm).  The same program will go on both dates, so if you can make both, that would be great!

Theme: “Being the best me I can be!”- Self-esteem, highlighting uniqueness and view of self

Process Goals:
C7. Develop adaptive general coping and life skills

Kim Warner will be leading a workshop on each of these dates. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Kate's Club's mission is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Paint Love Summer Event at Camp Peace- July 13
Jul
13
1:30 PM13:30

Paint Love Summer Event at Camp Peace- July 13

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteer to help and write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take pictures at the event
  • Volunteers to assist
  • Lead Artist 
  • Financial sponsorship for the event- Click below to sponsor this event!
I WANT TO HELP!

 

THE PROJECT:

This project is a partnership between Paint Love and Women's Resource Center. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

We will be working with about 40 kids, ages 5-14, from the Women's Resource Center, which works with families who have been impacted by domestic violence. 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Clarkston Community Center- July 12th
Jul
12
1:00 PM13:00

Clarkston Community Center- July 12th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
I WANT TO HELP!

 

THE PROJECT:

Artists and volunteers will be working with the summer camp held at Clarkston Community Center. STEAM Plus Camp is for students ages 6- 14. The goal of the camp is to improve literacy and boost confidence amongst low-income students, refugees and immigrants and native Georgians. Amy Meyers, artist and friend of Paint Love, will be leading this workshop. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

As a gathering place for art, education, recreation and community building, the Clarkston Community Center works to meet the many needs that are related to the city’s demographics, density, and low-income status. Through a strategic focus on community building, Clarkston Community Center programming works to bring together refugee and non-refugee populations. The Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is a reflection of the community around it: diverse, supportive, and strong. Aiding a population that represents over 150 different ethnic groups, has over 50 different countries of origin, and speaks over 60 different languages, the center does its best to address the many assorted needs of the community.

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INTERESTED IN HELPING?

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Kate's Club- July Session 1 -July 8th
Jul
8
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club- July Session 1 -July 8th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship for the event - Click below to sponsor this event! 
i WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT:

We will have about 20 9-12 year olds in July. Kate's club will run two events (Saturday, July 8th, 12-4pm and Sunday, July 16th, 12-4pm).  The same program will go on both dates, so if you can make both, that would be great!

Theme: “Being the best me I can be!”- Self-esteem, highlighting uniqueness and view of self

Process Goals:
C7. Develop adaptive general coping and life skills

Kim Warner will be leading a workshop on each of these dates. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Kate's Club's mission is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Paint Love Summer Event at Camp Peace- July 7
Jul
7
1:30 PM13:30

Paint Love Summer Event at Camp Peace- July 7

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteer to help and write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take pictures at the event
  • Volunteers to assist
  • Financial sponsorship for the event- Click below to sponsor this event!
I WANT TO HELP!

THE PROJECT:

This project is a partnership between Paint Love, students at GSU, and Women Resource Center's Camp Peace. Our very own previous intern, Bianca Soler, will be leading the group in a jewelry making workshop. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

We will be working with about 40 kids, ages 5-14, from the Women's Resource Center, which works with families who have been impacted by domestic violence. 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Wellspring Living - July 6th
Jul
6
11:30 AM11:30

Wellspring Living - July 6th

THE PROJECT: 

Jewelry artist Cat Goolsby, will be leading the Wellspring Living girls in a small metal jewelry making workshop. 

THE ORGANIZATION: 

Wellspring Living is helping Domestic Sex Trafficking victims (DMST) develop the courage to move forward and the confidence to succeed.  Wellspring Living For Girls is a residential program serving girls 12-17 who are survivors of DMST. The program offers a continuum of care including therapy, education, and life skills classes, designed to foster holistic change in the life of each survivor. Wellspring Living offers a safe, supportive environment for each survivor, allowing her to heal, grow, and create a new future in her own time. Each girl is encouraged to set personal goals in her therapy and education, and each is supported by staff and volunteers throughout her journey of healing.

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