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Volunteers
Collage of the To-Go Projects
Now, after a year, Free Arts is back on the go with To-Go Projects! This time, volunteers are packing these bags for partners to pick up.
When focused on reflection and positive thinking, an affirmation is created for someone to grow and reach their full potential.
With the arrival of COVID, words like “unprecedented” and “pivoting” and “lock down” became common language to all of us.  Free Arts was no exception.
On April 24th, Free Arts hosted the annual Art + Mentors = Resilience Conference virtually for the first time! To strengthen and connect our community, the Free Arts programs team offered workshops led by professionals who share our commitment to supporting children.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Free Arts has continued to transform children’s trauma to resilience through the arts throughout this difficult time by supporting those that have offered their time and resources from a distance. As we eagerly anticipate things returning to in-person capacity, you can be a part of that transformation by participating in some...
Last November, over 95 volunteers remotely assembled 5,000 Bravery Boxes for children in foster care. The Bravery Box project is a new initiative conceived during the pandemic in an effort to extend the impact of intentional art making to even more children. Starting in February, every child entering foster care throughout Arizona will receive a Bravery...
Beth is a former Free Arts intern and recent ASU graduate who wants to make a difference using the arts. She found Free Arts through Arizona State University and began her time with us as the Programs Intern. She started volunteering with Free Arts Days and the Weekly Mentor Program. After falling in love with...
It is going to take more than just the 16 staff members at Free Arts to keep children connected and creating. In a time when many of us are wondering “how can we help?” we invite you to support these children in the following ways. Support via the Foster Care Tax Credit – This is the easiest, no-cost...
If you have been to a Free Arts Day, chances are good that you have seen or even been surrounded by bright green Edward Jones t-shirts.  You may have even noticed that every Volunteer Spotlight in the Art Heals Newsletter in 2019 has been presented by Edward Jones. These two things are not unrelated.  Central...