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Jesse's House- April 27
Apr
27
3:00 PM15:00

Jesse's House- April 27

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist the lead artist

THE ORGANIZATION: 

The mission of Jesse's House is to provide girls with safe and structured care in a nurturing environment in order to adequately prepare them for life. The shelter serves girls between the ages of seven and seventeen who are referred from the Department of Family and Children’s Services 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.

WANT TO JOIN THE FUN? 

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Cool Girls, "A Beautiful Me" Empowerment Conference- May 4
May
4
9:30 AM09:30

Cool Girls, "A Beautiful Me" Empowerment Conference- May 4

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • LEAD ARTIST

  • Volunteers to assist the lead artist

THE ORGANIZATION: 

Cool Girls’ community partners, mentors, and volunteer networks support our girls in all aspects of their development. Our mission is to break the cycles of poverty, low self-esteem, and teen pregnancy through our life skills programs. We work to develop girls into confident women through education and exposure to a broader world of opportunity.

“Beautiful Me” is a conference all about empowering girls!

WANT TO JOIN THE FUN? 

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Jesse's House- May 4
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Jesse's House- May 4

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • LEAD ARTIST

  • Volunteers to assist the lead artist

THE ORGANIZATION: 

The mission of Jesse's House is to provide girls with safe and structured care in a nurturing environment in order to adequately prepare them for life. The shelter serves girls between the ages of seven and seventeen who are referred from the Department of Family and Children’s Services 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.

WANT TO JOIN THE FUN? 

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See Beautiful Club- April 17
Apr
17
3:00 PM15:00

See Beautiful Club- April 17

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist

THE PROJECT:

The Elementary school See Beautiful Club at Globe Academy focuses on self-love, community building, and kindness and would love to do a jewelry making or mosaic workshop!

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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Jesse's House- March 23
Mar
23
1:30 PM13:30

Jesse's House- March 23

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • LEAD ARTIST

  • Volunteers to assist the lead artist

THE ORGANIZATION: 

The mission of Jesse's House is to provide girls with safe and structured care in a nurturing environment in order to adequately prepare them for life. The shelter serves girls between the ages of seven and seventeen who are referred from the Department of Family and Children’s Services 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.

WANT TO JOIN THE FUN? 

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Southside Showdown- High school art challenge - March 19
Mar
19
9:45 AM09:45

Southside Showdown- High school art challenge - March 19

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • 5-9 artist judges

  • Blogger and photographer to document the event

THE PROJECT:

Students from area high school will be participating in team and individual art challenges at the High Museum.

Individual Competitions

 

1) Combine 2 -Head into the gallery and pick out 2 artworks, then combine them into one composition by drawing, painting, collaging, etc.

2) Architecture Photography- Walk around the museum and Woodruff Arts Center Campus and photograph the buildings- bring your unique perspective. Choose your best photo to be judged.

3) Clay Cultural Edifices – Using clay, create a highly detailed building inspired by a culture of your choice.

4) Balance Collages- Using the provided magazines, create an interesting, highly detailed collage that exhibits balance.

 

Team Competitions 

 

1) Cardboard Classroom- Teams will work quickly to re-create their art classroom using just cardboard. 

2) Clay Mascot Bust- Teams will work to create a bust of their school’s mascot.

3) Drawing Rotation-  Each team member will be given a sheet of paper, all members will draw for 3 minutes then pass their paper to the right, teammates will draw 2x on each paper. In the last 15 minutes the teams will collage the 5 drawings together into one composition. 

4) Cut Paper PSA Posters- Work as a team to create a poster using only cut construction paper. Your poster should bring attention to any social justice issue. (Immigration, BLM, Me Too, NFL kneeling, etc.)

 Note: This is not a Paint Love organized event and there is an entry fee to get into the High.

Check out last year's Southside Showdown here.

THE ORGANIZATION:

Organized by Langston Hughes High School, a Title 1 Fulton County school in Lilburn, GA.

Want to join the fun?

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Cool Girls Club at Avondale Elementary - Feb 20
Feb
20
3:00 PM15:00

Cool Girls Club at Avondale Elementary - Feb 20

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Lead artist

  • Volunteers to assist

THE PROJECT:

Cool Girls Club is a weekly after-school program for girls providing academic support, life-skills development, physical fitness and nutrition programs and exposure to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Students are taught by volunteers, staff and school personnel, on topics impacting girls like puberty, self-esteem and conflict resolution. There will be 45 girls, in 2nd-8th grade, served. 

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:

Cool Girls Club mission is to empower Atlanta girls by breaking the cycle of poverty, low self-esteem and teen pregnancy. Their core programs are offered at our partnering schools in Atlanta Public Schools and DeKalb County Schools. The majority of our students attend Title 1 public schools and live at/or below the poverty line. Girls enrolled at their partner schools may be eligible to participate in the Cool Girls Club.

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 Cool Girls Club- Jan 23
Jan
23
3:00 PM15:00

Cool Girls Club- Jan 23

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:

Cool Girls Club is a weekly after-school program for girls providing academic support, life-skills development, physical fitness and nutrition programs and exposure to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Students are taught by volunteers, staff and school personnel, on topics impacting girls like puberty, self-esteem and conflict resolution. There will be 45 girls, in 2nd-8th grade, served. 

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:

Cool Girls Club mission is to empower Atlanta girls by breaking the cycle of poverty, low self-esteem and teen pregnancy. Their core programs are offered at our partnering schools in Atlanta Public Schools and DeKalb County Schools. The majority of our students attend Title 1 public schools and live at/or below the poverty line. Girls enrolled at their partner schools may be eligible to participate in the Cool Girls Club. For more information about enrolling, please visit your school’s main office or contact their office at (404)-420-4362.

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

Fostering Together - October 13th

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • 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.

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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

THE PROJECT:

During the academic year, 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

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See Beautiful Club- Sept 12
Sep
12
1:00 PM13:00

See Beautiful Club- Sept 12

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • Volunteers to assist

  • Photographer and blogger to document the event

THE PROJECT:

Ellen Gadberry will be leading this project and talking about kindness! We will be doing a pass-it-on scratch board project. 

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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Kate's Club - August Session 2- August 12
Aug
12
12:00 PM12:00

Kate's Club - August Session 2- August 12

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, 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: “The Feelings Rollercoaster

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.
Name *
Name
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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:

  • 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: Feelings Rollercoaster” 

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.
Name *
Name
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Our House ATL- July 23
Jul
23
10:00 AM10:00

Our House ATL- July 23

Current Needs

  • Volunteers to assist 

About the Project 

Lauren Phillips is leading this project! They are interested in working with clay, sculpting, or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.

There will be approximately 14-22 students per program

They suggest the project theme: “To learn to work together with friends and show respect for one another.” 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

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Camp PEACE - July 20
Jul
20
1:30 PM13:30

Camp PEACE - July 20

Current Needs

  • Volunteers to assist

The Project

During camp they serve approximately 50 children between the ages of 5-14. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. This project will be lead by Paint Love artist Nikita Raper.

They would like Paint Love to provide their children opportunities to explore their creative side and give them opportunities to experience success. One of their main goals is to help children build resilience after the trauma they have experienced.  They would like us to provide their students a creative outlet and positive relationships.

They would like a project for their club around the themes of “resiliency, self love and self esteem.” 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.

Check out our past summers with Camp PEACE! 

The Organization 

Camp PEACE  is the summer program by the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence for kids whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. The Women's Resource Center's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

The mission of Camp PEACE is to bring children exposed to domestic violence together for a month of activities that facilitate Peace Education, Action, Compassion and Empathy. Based on principles of Peace Education and Cognitively-Based Compassion Training, Camp PEACE will help children learn alternatives to violence while promoting tolerance, impartiality, affection, self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and have a  background check on file with Paint Love

  • They would like the volunteers to have a basic understanding of how trauma affects children and how it may affect how the children interact with the volunteers and artists.

  • Due to the confidential nature of the children Camp PEACE works with, they do not allow photos unless the parents give permission which would be for Paint Love use only and ask the volunteers not to take pictures or post things on social media.

Want to help make it happen?

Name *
Name
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Our House ATL- July 16
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Our House ATL- July 16

Current Needs  

  • Volunteers to assist 

About the Project 

Lauren Phillips will lead this event! 

They suggest the project theme: “To learn to work together with friends and show respect for one another.” 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

Join the fun!

Name *
Name
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Camp PEACE - July 13
Jul
13
1:30 PM13:30

Camp PEACE - July 13

Current Needs 

  • Volunteers to help out! 

The Project

Adam from The Creatives Project will be leading this event and volunteers from GSU will be assisting! 

During camp they serve approximately 50 children between the ages of 5-14. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence.

They would like Paint Love to provide their children opportunities to explore their creative side and give them opportunities to experience success. One of their main goals is to help children build resilience after the trauma they have experienced.  They would like us to provide their students a creative outlet and positive relationships.

They would like a project for their club around the themes of “resiliency, self love and self esteem.” 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.

Check out our past summers with Camp PEACE! 

The Organization 

Camp PEACE  is the summer program by the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence for kids whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. The Women's Resource Center's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

The mission of Camp PEACE is to bring children exposed to domestic violence together for a month of activities that facilitate Peace Education, Action, Compassion and Empathy. Based on principles of Peace Education and Cognitively-Based Compassion Training, Camp PEACE will help children learn alternatives to violence while promoting tolerance, impartiality, affection, self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and have a  background check on file with Paint Love

  • They would like the volunteers to have a basic understanding of how trauma affects children and how it may affect how the children interact with the volunteers and artists.

  • Due to the confidential nature of the children Camp PEACE works with, they do not allow photos unless the parents give permission which would be for Paint Love use only and ask the volunteers not to take pictures or post things on social media.

Want to help make it happen?? Join us!!

Name *
Name
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Our House ATL- July 9
Jul
9
10:00 AM10:00

Our House ATL- July 9

Current Needs

  • Volunteers to assist 

About the Project

Nikita Raper will be leading a sculpture project! There will be approximately 13 students. 

They suggest the project theme: “To learn to work together with friends and show respect for one another.” 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

Join the fun!

Name *
Name
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Camp PEACE - July 6
Jul
6
1:30 PM13:30

Camp PEACE - July 6

Current Needs

  • This project is FULL! Join us for the next one!

The Project

Adam from TCP will be leading this project and volunteering from GSU will be assisting!

During camp they serve approximately 50 children between the ages of 5-14. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence.

They would like Paint Love to provide their children opportunities to explore their creative side and give them opportunities to experience success. One of their main goals is to help children build resilience after the trauma they have experienced.  They would like us to provide their students a creative outlet and positive relationships.

They would like a project for their club around the themes of “resiliency, self love and self esteem.” 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.

Check out our past summers with Camp PEACE! 

The Organization 

Camp PEACE  is the summer program by the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence for kids whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. The Women's Resource Center's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

The mission of Camp PEACE is to bring children exposed to domestic violence together for a month of activities that facilitate Peace Education, Action, Compassion and Empathy. Based on principles of Peace Education and Cognitively-Based Compassion Training, Camp PEACE will help children learn alternatives to violence while promoting tolerance, impartiality, affection, self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and have a  background check on file with Paint Love

  • They would like the volunteers to have a basic understanding of how trauma affects children and how it may affect how the children interact with the volunteers and artists.

  • Due to the confidential nature of the children Camp PEACE works with, they do not allow photos unless the parents give permission which would be for Paint Love use only and ask the volunteers not to take pictures or post things on social media.

Want to help make it happen?

Name *
Name
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Our House ATL- July 2
Jul
2
10:00 AM10:00

Our House ATL- July 2

Current Needs 

  • Lead Artist 
  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Blogger to write about the event 

About the Project 

They are interested in working with clay, sculpting, or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.

There will be approximately 14-22 students per program

They suggest the project theme: “To learn to work together with friends and show respect for one another.” 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

Join the fun!

Name *
Name
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Camp PEACE - June 29
Jun
29
1:30 PM13:30

Camp PEACE - June 29

Current Needs

  • Lead Volunteer to coordinate the event 

The Project

Lauren Phillips will be the lead artist on this event and volunteers from GSU will be assisting with this project!

During camp they serve approximately 50 children between the ages of 5-14. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence.

They would like Paint Love to provide their children opportunities to explore their creative side and give them opportunities to experience success. One of their main goals is to help children build resilience after the trauma they have experienced.  They would like us to provide their students a creative outlet and positive relationships.

They would like a project for their club around the themes of “resiliency, self love and self esteem.” 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.

Check out our past summers with Camp PEACE! 

The Organization 

Camp PEACE  is the summer program by the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence for kids whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. The Women's Resource Center's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

The mission of Camp PEACE is to bring children exposed to domestic violence together for a month of activities that facilitate Peace Education, Action, Compassion and Empathy. Based on principles of Peace Education and Cognitively-Based Compassion Training, Camp PEACE will help children learn alternatives to violence while promoting tolerance, impartiality, affection, self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and have a  background check on file with Paint Love

  • They would like the volunteers to have a basic understanding of how trauma affects children and how it may affect how the children interact with the volunteers and artists.

  • Due to the confidential nature of the children Camp PEACE works with, they do not allow photos unless the parents give permission which would be for Paint Love use only and ask the volunteers not to take pictures or post things on social media.

Want to help make it happen?

Name *
Name
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Our House Decatur- June 25
Jun
25
9:30 AM09:30

Our House Decatur- June 25

Current Needs 

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Blogger to write about the event 

About the Project 

They are interested in working with sculpting or painting a ceramic tile or object or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.

There will be approximately 16 students per program

They request the project themes: “all about me and friendship. All about Me means learning what makes you special, while friendship focuses on respecting others and how to be a friend. 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

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Our House Decatur- June 18
Jun
18
9:30 AM09:30

Our House Decatur- June 18

Current Needs 

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Blogger to write about the event 

About the Project 

They are interested in working with sculpting or painting a ceramic tile or object or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.

There will be approximately 16 students per program

They request the project themes: “all about me and friendship. All about Me means learning what makes you special, while friendship focuses on respecting others and how to be a friend. 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

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Camp PEACE - June 15
Jun
15
1:30 PM13:30

Camp PEACE - June 15

Current Needs

  • This project is FULL! Join us for the next one! 

The Project

Mandy Goodwin is leading a paper mache project! This is part 2/2. 
Students from GSU are volunteering to help. 

During camp they serve approximately 50 children between the ages of 5-14. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence.

They would like Paint Love to provide their children opportunities to explore their creative side and give them opportunities to experience success. One of their main goals is to help children build resilience after the trauma they have experienced.  They would like us to provide their students a creative outlet and positive relationships.

They would like a project for their club around the themes of “resiliency, self love and self esteem.” 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.

Check out our past summers with Camp PEACE! 

The Organization 

Camp PEACE  is the summer program by the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence for kids whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. The Women's Resource Center's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

The mission of Camp PEACE is to bring children exposed to domestic violence together for a month of activities that facilitate Peace Education, Action, Compassion and Empathy. Based on principles of Peace Education and Cognitively-Based Compassion Training, Camp PEACE will help children learn alternatives to violence while promoting tolerance, impartiality, affection, self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and have a  background check on file with Paint Love

  • They would like the volunteers to have a basic understanding of how trauma affects children and how it may affect how the children interact with the volunteers and artists.

  • Due to the confidential nature of the children Camp PEACE works with, they do not allow photos unless the parents give permission which would be for Paint Love use only and ask the volunteers not to take pictures or post things on social media.

Want to help make it happen? 

 

 

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Our House Decatur- June 11
Jun
11
9:30 AM09:30

Our House Decatur- June 11

Current Needs 

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Blogger to write about the event 

About the Project 

They are interested in working with sculpting or painting a ceramic tile or object or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.

There will be approximately 16 students per program

They request the project themes: “all about me and friendship. All about Me means learning what makes you special, while friendship focuses on respecting others and how to be a friend. 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

Join the fun!

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Camp PEACE - June 7
Jun
7
1:30 PM13:30

Camp PEACE - June 7

Current Needs 

  • Project FULL! Join us for the next one!!! 

The Project

Mandy Goodwin is leading a paper mache project! This is part 1/2.
Volunteers from Break Away will be assisting! 

During camp they serve approximately 50 children between the ages of 5-14. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence.

They would like Paint Love to provide their children opportunities to explore their creative side and give them opportunities to experience success. One of their main goals is to help children build resilience after the trauma they have experienced.  They would like us to provide their students a creative outlet and positive relationships.

They would like a project for their club around the themes of “resiliency, self love and self esteem.” 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.

Check out our past summers with Camp PEACE! 

The Organization 

Camp PEACE  is the summer program by the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence for kids whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. All of the children have at one point lived at the Women’s Resource Center safe house as a result of domestic violence. The Women's Resource Center's mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. They strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

The mission of Camp PEACE is to bring children exposed to domestic violence together for a month of activities that facilitate Peace Education, Action, Compassion and Empathy. Based on principles of Peace Education and Cognitively-Based Compassion Training, Camp PEACE will help children learn alternatives to violence while promoting tolerance, impartiality, affection, self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and have a  background check on file with Paint Love

  • They would like the volunteers to have a basic understanding of how trauma affects children and how it may affect how the children interact with the volunteers and artists.

  • Due to the confidential nature of the children Camp PEACE works with, they do not allow photos unless the parents give permission which would be for Paint Love use only and ask the volunteers not to take pictures or post things on social media.

 

 

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Our House Decatur- June 5
Jun
5
9:30 AM09:30

Our House Decatur- June 5

Current Needs

  • Volunteers to assist 
  • Blogger to write about the event 

About the Project 

They are interested in working with sculpting or painting a ceramic tile or object or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.

There will be approximately 16 students per program

They request the project themes: “all about me and friendship. All about Me means learning what makes you special, while friendship focuses on respecting others and how to be a friend. 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.

About the Organization 

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)

Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.

Join the fun!

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Covenant House- April 5
Apr
5
11:00 AM11:00

Covenant House- April 5

Current Needs 

  • Lead Artist 
  • Volunteer to take photos and write a blog post to document the event 

The Project 

  • Covenant House would like to increase the types of mediums that their youth are exposed to such as: ceramics, photography, graphic design, etc.

  • They have a large campus with an art room (there is a kiln, but it hasn't been used in a long time). Their youth enjoy many art forms including poetry/spoken word, story telling, painting, and jewelry making.

  • They would like the artist to create a project that connects with the theme of self-empowerment and self-image. They want the youth to see themselves in a positive light. They want them to realize their worth and everything they provide to our community; they are strong, resilient, smart, hard-working, and beautiful.

  • They estimate there will be approximately 10-15 youth involved in each Paint Love project, though they have a capacity of 80 youth in the program.

The Organization 

Covenant House Georgia is much more than a shelter. They provide unconditional love and comprehensive support so that their youth can and will realize their fullest potential. In fact, seeing their potential is our greatest motivation. They are optimistic about the power of a stable, loving environment to inspire a fresh start in their lives. It is a privilege to support their youth during some of their most formative years. Covenant House empowers them to finish high school, start college, gain employment, live independently, and ultimately step out into the world knowing they are prepared to be successful.

 Covenant House Georgia serves 18‑21 year old homeless and runaway youth. They have a shelter and independent living program where they provide youth with a bed, meals, vocational and educational programs, mental health care, hygiene and clothing items, and more. Their goal is to support and prepare the youth so they are able to live successful and independent lives. The youth they serve have faced hardship and trauma such as physical or mental abuse, human trafficking, losing a loved one, or having nowhere to go and sleeping on the streets. 

Volunteer Requirements 

  • All volunteers must be 21 years old or older and have a background check on file with Paint Love. If the volunteer will be working with Covenant House on a recurring basis, there will be additional volunteer requirements.

  • They ask that photos are not taken of the youth without their permission (they must be informed of what the photo will be used for and where it will be posted). Volunteers should not share their contact (phone number or email) or social media information with the youh and should  not receive any youth's contact or social media information.


Sponsorship

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Paint Love programming in 2018 with Covenant House is sponsored in full by our community partners at Gas South!

Volunteers from Gas South will be assisting with this event! 

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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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Blueprint 58 - March 24
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Blueprint 58 - March 24

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

They are open to project ideas.  Their biggest theme behind their events is building self-confidence as well as deepening relationships and trust between mentors and students.  The project idea must also 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

They would love to offer their students opportunities to experience new things, particularly in the field of the arts where they don't get a lot of time and energy invested at home or school.

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. 

Volunteer Requirements

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

Interested in Helping? 

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Southside Showdown- High school art challenge
Mar
20
9:45 AM09:45

Southside Showdown- High school art challenge

CURRENT NEEDS:

  • 4-8 artists judges for the categories outlined below

  • Blogger and photographer to document the event

THE PROJECT:

Students from area high school will be participating in team and individual art challenges at the High Museum. Paint Love artists will judge the super fun categories listed below:

Session 1: Individual Competitions

  1. Face Jugs- Create a clay jug with an expressive face

  2. Q-Tip Architecture- Inspired by ancient Far East Architecture, assemble a small building using only q-tips and hot glue.

  3. Zoomed-In Drawings - Focus on one small area of a still life and illustrate what you see.

  4. Animorphs- Using your phone for source imagery, assemble a new face using different peoples’ facial features. Mix it up and include one feature of any animal!!

Session 2: Team Competitions

  1. Claykenstein- Teams will create a clay monster by individually creating body parts (meant to look like they do not go together), then assembling at the end to create their monster.

  2. Cardboard Furniture- Teams of 3 will construct cardboard furniture that will ideally be functional.

  3. Exquisite Corpse- Teams will be given a template to draw a section of a body with a background. Bodies will be assembled at the end into one figure.

  4. Rep Your School- Create a composition that is built of symbols that represent your school using drawing or painting materials.

Note: This is not a Paint Love organized event and there is an entry fee to get into the High.

Check out last year's Southside Showdown here.

THE ORGANIZATION:

Organized by Langston Hughes High School, a Title 1 Fulton County school in Lilburn, GA.

Want to join the fun?

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See Beautiful Club- March 19
Mar
19
3:30 PM15:30

See Beautiful Club- March 19

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 “beauty in others who look different” 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 40 students ages 10-13. All from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and challenges

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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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

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