Panama Art Factory Fund

$4,444 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 101 people in 21 months
Help Replace Stolen Equipment
Many of the artist studios at Panama Art Factory  in Sacramento were robbed during the early morning hours of Aug. 31st. Everything from camera equipment to welding supplies were stolen. 

As you can imagine, a loss like this is especially hard for artists. My name is Heather Orr-Martinez, and I'm starting this GoFundMe Campaign to help replace some of the property that was lost. All donations will go directly to the artists and used at their discretion. $10,000 is only a drop in the bucket, but maybe we can blow that number out of the water!

I've been so energized by the continued growth of the artist community in Sacramento, and I know you have been too. Let's give back to the artists who have made our lives a little more beautiful! 

You can also help them out by attending their Panama Art Factory Open Studios  September 10th. 

Artists at the Panama Art Factory include: 
Meg Myers, John Klaiber, Shaun Burner, Franceska Gomez, Colleen Craig, Melissa Uroff, Chris Herman, Glen Takai, Leslie Thompson, Waylon Horner, Jared Thorp, Dave Dave, Nina Lynch, JanelleSonada, Matt Brown, Kitty Gerwig, Delisse Vargas, Alonzo Sanchez, David Stone and more.
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Hello everybody! Melissa here. Thank you so much for all the love from each and every one of you. It really melted my heart to have so much support from the community. Because of your kindness I, along with some of my fellow artists, are back on our feet and working again! Please be sure to send your mailing address to MelissaUroff@yahoo.com so I can send you a proper thank you.
XO Melissa
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Hi all, thank you so much for your support!

I wanted to share a photo from Melissa Uroff Millner, one of the artist hit hardest during the robbery. People have been asking her for a list of the items that were stollen, so she went ahead and put one together. If you have anything on the list that is gathering dust, consider giving it to a well deserved artist!

She also wanted to say thank you for all the support:
"It is overwhelming how much support I have received from my fellow studio mates, friends, family and strangers. Though I feel like my whole world has been turned upside down it has been very comforting to receive so many kind words, texts, phone calls and offers of support on so many levels. The creative community is a very special place and I am very proud to be a part of it. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you."
List of items stolen.
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$4,444 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 101 people in 21 months
Created August 31, 2016
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$50
Ianna Frisby
20 months ago

So sorry to hear about the break-in. Hope you catch the fucker.

$619
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20 months ago
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Denise Chelini
20 months ago
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I know too well the devastation of losing gear. Hope you guys can get up and running again soon.

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20 months ago
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