Orphanage Playroom Makeover

My name is Catherine Howes. My therapy dog Ruby and I volunteer at St. Catherine's Center for Childern in Albany, NY. The center is considered an orphanage for children. 

St. Catherine's is an organization that houses and cares for children who have been removed from the care of his or her parents. The children remain at St. Catherine's Center until they can be reunited with their family, are entered into foster care, or are adopted. 

The reason for this gofundme request is because I strive to make-over the kids' playroom. My goal is to transform their playroom into a fun and inviting place for these wonderful children to relax, read, learn, play, and stretch their imagination. 

The funds will go toward: 
Painting the walls a cheerfull yellow and blue
Creating a chalkboard wall
New vinyl couches and loveseat
Shelving for books,  games,and crafts
Bean Bag chairs 
Crafting supplies: Crayons, markers, coloring books, etc
Tee pee with pillows inside (reading corner) 
Bins to hold supplies

Your support is key in this project and your donation will ensure that the children have an awesome place to play, read, and socialize. 

I thank you in advance for your support and your donation will be greatly appreciated every time the kids are playing in their fun new room! 

Catherine Howes
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Catherine Blasucci Howes
Albany, NY

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