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Inspiring Courage Through Creativity

Arts For Life is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts programs, we enrich patients’ lives, nurture their minds and spirits, and encourage positive healthcare experiences for children and their families. We serve children and families navigating illnesses and disabilities; no matter who they are, no matter where they are from. Learn more…


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For more than 20 years…

Arts For Life has been providing creative programming to pediatric patients and their families since 2001. Our Founding Executive Director recognized the importance and the power of creativity for her sister while she was being treated in the hospital. Since then, tens of thousands of kids have been handed a paintbrush or encouraged to strum […]

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