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Kids & Art Core Deck

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Our mission is about empowerment, encouragement and creating memorable experiences. Kids & Art teams up children touched by cancer, their siblings, and caregivers with local artists.

We create a network of support by providing regular art sessions, for the child and their care circle during treatment, recovery and bereavement.

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Kids & Art Core Deck

  1. 1. www.kidsandart.org 430 N Canal Street, Suite 2 South San Francisco, CA 94080 Office: 650-877-2750 Kids & Art Foundation is a 501(c)3 California nonprofit organization
  2. 2. When a child is touched by cancer, his or her life changes completely. • Days gets filled with treatment, therapies and countless doctor visits • No guaranteed funs days or moments of play • Need to leave play dates halfway due to harsh side effects from treatments • Miss school for long periods due to hospital stay We want to make a difference and give them something tangible! Our Motivation
  3. 3. Our Mission Kids & Art provides children touched by cancer and their care circle, with an environment that enriches, encourages and empowers them to create memorable experiences. Click the image below to see the Kids & Art video
  4. 4. Our Vision Kids & Art aspires to include programs like music, yoga and meditation; and to expand our reach to every hospital, to every hospice care facility, and to every child in the world touched by cancer.
  5. 5. Our Path • One-on-one art sessions (local artists and child) • Group programs at places like Ronald McDonald • Work with bereaved families to help translate memories into art • Work with multiple media from LEGO, painting, sculpture to photography • Create with community to create art that is then created into one big piece • Create a sense of empowerment to the children and their care circle • Art can be taken home as memories or donated for auction and fund raising
  6. 6. Organization Structure Executive Director/Founder Development Manager Social Media Outreach Partnerships Director Freelance Tech Guru Program Director Artists Volunteers Treasurer
  7. 7. Testimonial from a Parent: “Kids & Art presents wonderful programs for children affected by cancer. There is a way that cancer attacks the whole family. Our children suffered through cancer: one got the treatments, the other became isolated. At workshops they were able to work with artists to express themselves wordlessly and respond from their hearts. Later, they went to an auction and their work raised money for the cause. The whole experience was very empowering and healing. Thank you so much for creating this place for kids affected by cancer to shape their world.” - Kate Mayer, Parent
  8. 8. Impact in 2013-2014 • 35 In-Treatment Families • 12 Survivor Families • 5 Bereaved Families • 17 CareCircle Families • 4 Hospitals • Teen Leadership Program • Teen Artists Program • Summer Internship 150 Kids 38 Artists 62 Volunteers
  9. 9. Highlights from our Art Workshops: • Crayon Art • Jewelry making • Wearable Art • Bottle Cap earrings • Art with Typewriter • Spring Collage
  10. 10. Highlights from our Events: • LLS art workshop • MWOY art workshop • K&A Artists Exhibition • Social Media for Nonprofits workshop • San Mateo Downtown SummerFest • Plein Air Program • Sevathon ‘14
  11. 11. 2013-14 Collaborations:
  12. 12. Get Involved We need your support in the expansion of our K&A program to bring Art, Music, and Yoga workshops to more pediatric cancer families
  13. 13. How Can You Help • Donate Art Supplies • Financial support through grants and donations for the 2014-15 program • Use inspiring art done by our Kids in your business communication • Do you work at a fun place? Host us to do our art workshop • Calling all jewelry, bead, metal and wood artists. Create with our Kids! • Our teen volunteer program plays a critical role in our monthly art workshops
  14. 14. Our Hope Whether we like it or not, kids do get cancer. We might not be able to take their cancer away but we can definitely be there for them through their journey. We sincerely thank you for believing in our cause and supporting our mission. Our hope is that Kids & Art will create healing, peace, and lasting memories for every family touched by cancer.
  15. 15. Thank You www.kidsandart.org 430 N Canal Street Suite 2, South San Francisco CA, 94080 art@kidsandart.org | 650.877.2750

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