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Artworks For Youth South Africa

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BENEFITING: ARTWORKS FOR YOUTH INC

EVENT: 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2015

Anna Curtis

THE STORY:

Artworks For Youth

The Artworks For Youth Mission Statement:

"To provide free after school visual art instruction, mentoring, and academic support to under-served students in South Africa."

 

While that is a lovely mission, those words do not even begin to describe what this organization does. 

For the past two years, I have had the honor to travel to Port Elizabeth with 18 high school students and two other chaperones. While in PE, we volunteered with Artworks For Youth and had the unique opportunity to see this incredible organization in action.

The kids participating in this program are coming from incredibly underserved populations. Located in the Joe Slovo township, poverty, hunger, and poor education are only a few of the factors influencing the lives of these children. Artworks For Youth is one of the only (or for some the only) organizations where these kids can have educational support, a meal, loving and inspiring adults, and a safe place to learn. From art classes to math support students can learn, have fun, and finally be kids.

Donations will directly affect the lives of the students who participate in Artworks For Youth. For example, the meal program at AFY is the most costly aspect and, for some of the kids, the only source of nourishment they will get each day. The smallest donation can make a difference. 

It is hard for me to fully explain the importance of this program in a little blurb here, but please know my experiences working with Artworks for Youth have truly touched my heart and changed my life. I know for certain that every penny can make a difference for this program, and the lives of the children it serves.  

Artworks For Youth Website

AWFY Facebook page

More about my experience in PE

 

$2,957

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kevin and Barbara Curtis

    $100

  • Adam Choice

    $15

  • Larry Jensen

    $20

  • Sarah Powell

    $50

  • Nick Holstein

    $26.20

  • Eric Weisberg

    $20

  • Adam R

    $20

  • Lynn Holstein

    $100

  • Nila Fortune

    $20

  • Lisa Shambaugh

    $25

  • Katharine and Tom Hill

    $30

  • Townsend and Jody Olcott

    $100

  • T-Lace

    $25

  • John and Pat Peach

    $50

  • Lib&Joe;

    $50

  • Martine & Desmond McGroarty

    $50

  • Margaret Schmucker

    $50

  • kristin Cimini

    $50

  • Nicki and Al

    $50

  • Melinda Curtis

    $100

  • Denise Schwed

    $100

  • Doe-Momsen's

    $50

  • The Stitzers

    $50

  • Elissa krebs

    $25

  • Todd

    $25

  • Emma Patterson

    $25

  • Alizah & Fran

    $45

  • Shriya Bhargava-Sears

    $25

  • Averil

     

  • Pippa Mayell

    $50

  • Erica, Mike, and Rory

    $50

  • Ben Holstein

     

  • Cecil Howell

    $50

  • Laura Sutton

    $100

  • Sara Peach Messier

    $25

  • John Lombardo

    $100

  • Kieran

    $100

  • Nitya York

    $50

  • Betsy and Lila

    $50

  • Bessie Oster

    $50

  • Sheila

    $100

  • Sarah & Drew Lineberger

    $26.20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Amy Montemerlo

    $25

  • Jack Fay

    $100

  • McSween

    $50

  • Linda King

    $50

  • Paul McLaren

    $40

  • Simon Family

    $20

  • Sasha Miasnikova

    $20

  • Teri and March Schrader

    $50

  • Cherlene & Destyni

    $20

  • The Pine Family

    $125

  • Loryn Evanoff

    $50

  • The Abramowitz Family

    $100

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113% Raised of$2,620 Goal

The Team: $2,957 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

The Abramowitz Family

The Abramowitz Family

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Loryn Evanoff

Loryn Evanoff

DONATION: $50

Go Anna! 4 years ago

The Pine Family

The Pine Family

DONATION: $125

4 years ago

Cherlene & Destyni

Cherlene & Destyni

DONATION: $20

Great job!! 4 years ago

Teri and March Schrader

Teri and March Schrader

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Sasha Miasnikova

Sasha Miasnikova

DONATION: $20

WOO! Go Ms Curtis! 4 years ago

Simon Family

Simon Family

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Paul McLaren

Paul McLaren

DONATION: $40

Keep it up Ms. Curtis!! :) 4 years ago

Linda King

Linda King

DONATION: $50

Go Anna! 4 years ago

McSween

McSween

DONATION: $50

4 years ago