Mission and Goals
Art Start nurtures the voices, hearts and minds of New York City's marginalized youth for the purpose of personal development through consistent, creative workshops inside homeless shelters, alternative to incarceration programs and partnering youth agencies
How Your Contribution Helps
Your contribution will help to provide over 475 hours of creative arts workshops to NYC homeless children in 2014, ages 5-15. In addition, your donation will provide healthy food and beverage for up to 500 homeless children who attend Art Start workshops 4 nights per week to create art, music, dance and poetry in 2014. There's more... Your donation will help to build a scholarship fund for homeless youth that participate in Art Start and have exceptional talent so that they can take formal arts coursework at a NYC arts institution. THANK YOU for being an active participant in bringing creative arts enrichment to NYC homeless children.