KINDNESS THROUGH ART is an outreach program of the Bo Bartlett Center designed to show compassion and attention to underprivileged children (ages up to 15 years old) residing in Columbus area shelters. Each child receives an “Art Bag” filled with crayons, pencils, Bartlett Center coloring books, watercolor sets, washable markers, stickers, play–dough, etc., and a stuffed animal to cuddle. The program’s primary goals are to promote the many benefits of art, build confidence in the minds of the child while they have fun learning, and provide some relief to struggling parents in the shelters.
To donate to this program online via card ($20 per gift bag), head to our Donation Page, select “Kindness Through Art” in the drop down menu, and put the name and address of the honoree you would like to dedicate your gift to in the comments below. We will mail your honoree a card letting them know they have had a gift made in their honor. Your contribution is incredibly helpful in supporting this program.
To learn about our last years work with Valley Rescue Mission Women and Children’s shelter, click here!