Wilderness Works City Camp Jan 20
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

Wilderness Works City Camp Jan 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! 
I want to help!

 

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. 

Alice Lim will be leading this event! 

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.

Check out a few of our past events with Wilderness Works here

SOUND LIKE FUN?

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VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

 All volunteers must be 18 years old and must have a background check on file with Paint Love.

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Kate's Club - March Session 1- March 3
Mar
3
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club - March Session 1- March 3

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this project - Click below if you can help fund this project!
Sponsor this event

THE PROJECT:

Kate's club will run two events (Saturday, March 3rd, 12-3:30 pm and Sunday, March 18th, 12-3:30 pm).  The same program will go on both dates but with different age groups, so if you can make both, that would be great! This project will be a henna workshop led by body paint artist Janelle Perrilliat of Joonie & Jake's . 

Theme: “I'm worth it”-  How to celebrate and treat yourself while dealing with grief. 

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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Wilderness Works City Camp March 16
Mar
16
7:45 PM19:45

Wilderness Works City Camp March 16

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist
  • 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:

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. 

They are open to project ideas, but because of their focus, we would like projects to
connect with nature and wilderness AND to fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes. Paint Love’s themes are the following: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B)Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.

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.

Check out a few of our past events with Wilderness Works here

SOUND LIKE FUN?

Name *
Name
Phone
Phone
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Kate's Club - March Session 2- March 18
Mar
18
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club - March Session 2- March 18

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this project - Click below if you can help fund this project!
Sponsor this event

THE PROJECT:

Kate's club will run two events (Saturday, March 3rd, 12-3:30 pm and Sunday, March 18th, 12-3:30 pm).  The same program will go on both dates but with different age groups, so if you can make both, that would be great! This project will be a henna workshop led by body paint artist Janelle Perrilliat of Joonie & Jake's . 

Theme: “I'm worth it”-  How to celebrate and treat yourself while dealing with grief. 

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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See Beautiful Club- March 29
Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

See Beautiful Club- March 29

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist
  • Volunteers to assist
  • Photographer and blogger to document the event  

THE PROJECT:

They would like a project for their club around the theme of “Seeing Beautiful! Helping the kids see inherent beauty in themselves and others.” The project must also fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B) Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.

THE ORGANIZATION:

See Beautiful is an organization that aims to empower young people to see beautiful in themselves, in others, and to create more beautiful in the world.

This See Beautiful club serves about 30 5th grade boys and girls at 4/5 Academy. The greatest challenges for these students is learning to love themselves and respect each other'ʹs differences. They meet twice a week for one hour during the school day to work on activities and have discussions related to these topics.

Sound like fun? 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS 

 • There is not an age requirement for volunteers, but a background check must be on file with Paint Love for anyone over 18.

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Fostering Together - April 14th
Apr
14
10:30 AM10:30

Fostering Together - April 14th

CURRENT NEED:

  • Lead artist
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event (no photos allowed of the children's faces)

THE PROJECT:

We want to do a fun art project with 25-40 children in foster care from multiple Georgia foster care agencies.  Half the project will be with a  younger age-group (closer to pre-K) and the other half will be with children between 5-10 years old. 

Timeframe: 10:30-11:30 for the younger kids and 11:30-12:30 for the older
 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Fostering Together’s goal is to see all foster families and the children they foster receive extended family-style support.

SOUND LIKE FUN?

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Ronald McDonald House- May 15th
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Ronald McDonald House- May 15th

  • Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Artist to create and lead the project
  • 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! 
Donate

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 6:30.

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? Click the button below

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Kate's Club - August Session 1- August 4
Aug
4
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club - August Session 1- August 4

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this project - Click below if you can help fund this project!
Sponsor this event

THE PROJECT:

Kate's Club will run two events (Saturday, August 4th, 12-3:30 pm and Sunday, August 12th, 12-3:30 pm).  The same program will go on both dates but with different age groups, so if you can make both, that would be great! 

Theme: Getting Myself Together”- collecting thoughts about school changes.

Projects must also fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B) Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.

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?

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS 

  • All volunteers must be 21 years or older (18 in limited circumstances) and must have a background check on file with Paint Love.

  • Volunteers must clear any photos they take during the event with KC staff to make sure all children have a media release.
  • Volunteers may not have any social media contact directly with children.
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Kate's Club - August Session 2- August 12
Aug
12
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club - August Session 2- August 12

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event
  • Financial sponsorship of this project - Click below if you can help fund this project!
Sponsor this event

THE PROJECT:

Kate's Club will run two events (Saturday, August 4th, 12-3:30 pm and Sunday, August 12th, 12-3:30 pm).  The same program will go on both dates but with different age groups, so if you can make both, that would be great! 

Theme: Getting Myself Together”- collecting thoughts about school changes.

Projects must also fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B) Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.

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?

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS 

  • All volunteers must be 21 years or older (18 in limited circumstances) and must have a background check on file with Paint Love.

  • Volunteers must clear any photos they take during the event with KC staff to make sure all children have a media release.
  • Volunteers may not have any social media contact directly with children.
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Ronald McDonald House- August 21st
Aug
21
7:00 PM19:00

Ronald McDonald House- August 21st

  • Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Artist to create and lead the project
  • 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! 
Donate

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 6:30.

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? Click the button below

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Wilderness Works City Camp Sept 21
Sep
21
7:45 PM19:45

Wilderness Works City Camp Sept 21

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist
  • 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:

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. 

They are open to project ideas, but because of their focus, we would like projects to
connect with nature and wilderness AND to fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes. Paint Love’s themes are the following: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B)Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.

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.

Check out a few of our past events with Wilderness Works here

SOUND LIKE FUN?

Name *
Name
Phone
Phone
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Ronald McDonald House- October 9th
Oct
9
7:00 PM19:00

Ronald McDonald House- October 9th

  • Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Artist to create and lead the project
  • 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! 
Donate

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 6:30.

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? Click the button below

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Copy of Fostering Together - October 13th
Oct
13
10:30 AM10:30

Copy of Fostering Together - October 13th

CURRENT NEED:

  • Lead artist
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Volunteer to write a blog post about the event
  • Volunteer to take photographs at the event (no photos allowed of the children's faces)

THE PROJECT:

We want to do a fun art project with 25-40 children in foster care from multiple Georgia foster care agencies.  Half the project will be with a  younger age-group (closer to pre-K) and the other half will be with children between 5-10 years old. 

Timeframe: 10:30-11:30 for the younger kids and 11:30-12:30 for the older
 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Fostering Together’s goal is to see all foster families and the children they foster receive extended family-style support.

SOUND LIKE FUN?

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Wilderness Works City Camp Oct 19
Oct
19
7:45 PM19:45

Wilderness Works City Camp Oct 19

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist
  • 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:

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. 

They are open to project ideas, but because of their focus, we would like projects to
connect with nature and wilderness AND to fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes. Paint Love’s themes are the following: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B)Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.

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.

Check out a few of our past events with Wilderness Works here

SOUND LIKE FUN?

Name *
Name
Phone
Phone
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Ronald McDonald House- December 4th
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Ronald McDonald House- December 4th

  • Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Artist to create and lead the project
  • 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! 
Donate

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 6:30.

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? Click the button below

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New American Pathways- Dec 14
Dec
14
4:30 PM16:30

New American Pathways- Dec 14

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:

Julie McKevitt will be leading this event- serving 30 middle and high school students, ages 11-18 at the New American Pathways after-school program at the International Student Center. 

THE ORGANIZATION:

New American Pathways is a refugee resettlement organization, providing refugees and immigrants services from arrival in the country through 5 years or citizenship. They offer a continuum of services to their clients in order to best serve them along the cultural adjustment journey in the United States. They offer the following services: resettlement, employment, immigration, Parents as Teachers, school liaison, and after-school services. They have 4 after-school programs for elementary and middle school refugee students. These students are K-8, and most have been in the country for less than 5 years. Their students have a variety of backgrounds, and there is not one explanation that could encompass them all.

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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

Powder Springs Dec 6

  • 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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Blueprint 58 - Dec. 2
Dec
2
10:30 AM10:30

Blueprint 58 - Dec. 2

CURRENT NEEDS:

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

THE PROJECT:

Local artist, Tim Merritt will be leading the group through the basics of photography. Opening discussion: what makes a good photograph? Looking for:

focus, lighting, composition, basics of lighting and exposure, effect on seeing expressions on faces, other details ,focus, depth of field, composition & the rule of thirds, camera angle — more than eye-level: to try low-angle, high-angle, close-up, etc, and when and why to break these “rules”.

 We will then practice using smart phones! 

THE ORGANIZATION:

Blueprint 58 is a community-based mentoring program in the Adair Park and Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Atlanta. Blueprint 58 is unique in its approach to community development, focusing on both fostering mentoring relationships through the local school, and establishing a healthy and positive presence in the neighborhood. Blueprint 58 was birthed from the realization of the need for lasting relationships as the only context for community transformation. Our mission is to empower youth to grow into community leaders through mutually transformational relationships. 

INTERESTED IN HELPING?

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Dowell Elementary
Nov
29
to Dec 1

Dowell Elementary

  • Dowell Elementary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event has passed. 

THE PROJECT: 

Julie McKevitt will be leading a grid mural with 110 garden club students at Dowell Elementary.  The mural will be installed inside the Cafeteria.

THE ORGANIZATION:

Dowell Elementary School is a Title 1 school in Cobb County. 

 

 

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

Powder Springs Nov 29

  • 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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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?

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

Georgia Center for Child Advocacy - Nov. 17th

  • Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (Dekalb) (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 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

  • 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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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

  • 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 

 

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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.

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

Powder Springs Nov 1

  • 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 

 

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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

  • 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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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. 

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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! 
I want to help!

 

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.

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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

  • 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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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 

 

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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.  

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Powder Springs Oct. 4
Oct
4
8:00 AM08:00

Powder Springs Oct. 4

  • 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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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. 

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

Wilderness Works City Camp

 

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

 

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.

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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. 

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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!

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