Art to the Rescue
Help Kids in Hospital with the Gift of Art Supplies
Partnering with Alliance For Kids for Palm Beach Children's Hospital
Project Dates: February 1st - March 31st
COMPLETED! Please view her completed project here:
Alliance For Kids, Inc is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose direct purpose is to support Child Life services for hospitalized children and their families. We are collecting art supplies for Alliance For Kids for children hospitalized at Palm Beach Children's Hospital at St. Mary's Medical Center. Allowing kids to express themselves through art helps them relax and face the fear of unknown.
Please consider donating:
Small Elmer Glue Bottles
9” by 12” Blank Art Canvasses
Character Crayon Boxes - like princess, pirates, mickey mouse, etc.
Speciality Crayon Boxes - twistables, dinosaur colors, etc.
Paintbrushes - larger sizes preferred
Glitter Mod Podge
Paint by Number Kits
Gift Card from any store that carries art supplies
(Michaels, Target, Walmart, Staples, OfficeMax)
According to a recent survey done by Boston Children’s Hospital, following was self-reported by parents:
75% of parents surveyed reported their child reduced anxiety.
60% of parents surveyed reported that their child had less perceived pain
71% of patients surveyed reduced anxiety
59% of patients surveyed reported less perceived pain
Participating High Schools
Project manager: Trusha Bharadwaj
William T Dwyer High School Student
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso