As recorded, almost 29,000 children were removed from their homes in Arizona rendering them homeless. In fact, Arizona is the 45th state out of the 50 states in United State with highest rate of child crises ranging from neglect and abuses. To help government cushion this disastrous menace of child crisis and invariable restoring hope and equal opportunity to children from Arizona, Cherishing Arts Initiative came up with a great cause called Cherishing Art Contest with the theme “Imagination is Power”
Cherishing Arts Initiative is an initiave of Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue and Child Crisis with a mission of raising awareness for neglected, abused and homeless children among the healthy kids through artistic expression which will go a long way to create a healthy environment for the success of these deprived children. We also indirectly reduce the rate of crime and other social vices that could have been exhibited by these homeless children via our initiative.
Basically, Cherishing Art Contest 2016 is packaged in two phases. Firstly, we aim at increasing the awareness and to a great extent elaborate on some of the serious problems encountered by homeless, abused and neglected children. We plan achieving this by engaging the healthy students who are artistically skillful and ready to put a stop to this pressing issue by making contributions via their artworks and donations. These artworks will later be auctioned and the dividend channel toward helping the deprived and less privileged children. The second phase of this program is fundraising through your humble and generous donations to help meet up with the needs of the deprived children in Arizona. This can be done in this platform. Your donation will highly be appreciated and gravely received for such a good cause.
You donations will help us reach out schools, libraries, community centers and eventually more kids to raise awareness.
March 27, 2014 Beginning of the Project
993 School have been contacted
12 Libraries Visited
29 hours of phone calls
1 Fundraising Picnic
Reach out to 100 Most Influential People of Arizona
27 Non-Profit Organization Supported
More than 400 participants and still coming
In 2015 project run;
Almost all school districts were reached out thru District Art Coordinators
67 hours of phone calls
Reached out to 100 Most Influential People of Arizona
32 Non-Profit Organization Supported
We are expecting over 500 applications
Any amount big or small will help the fight and carter the needs of the deprived children.
We solicit for your generous donation in helping Cherishing Arts Initiative combat and alleviate child abuse and neglect through sensitization and exclusive awareness among the healthy peers of those children. Remember, together we can give hope to these children by making them have a sense of belonging through our mental and financial support. Support our initiative today and help save a child.
We will greatly appreciate anything you feel you would like to give to this worthy cause.