News and Noteworthy

Welcome to our Newest Board Members!

January 30, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Charissa McCullersCharlotte, NC Charissa McCullers has more than 15 years of experience in IT.  She has worked in leadership roles at HPE and SimpliVity. She is currently the Sr. Director of Nutanix Worldwide Support in Durham, North Carolina, where she leads a diverse team of leaders and engineers.  Charissa loves volunteering with organizations that support […]

NOW HIRING! Program Coordinator, Winston-Salem

January 3, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is currently seeking a Program Coordinator who will be responsible for preparing and facilitating high-quality and engaging art lessons with patients and family members in a hospital setting at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem. About the Organization Arts For Life (AFL) is dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education […]

Talkin’ Bout a Heartbeat Session

November 16, 2022 | By Snee Howard

When Sarah Hope organized an Arts For Life fundraiser and recruited colleagues to volunteer to help pack art kits in 2014, she was captivated by the energy and passion of the staff and board. Then, in 2015, she gave birth to Solomon who spent his first 106 days in the NICU. “We knew, given his […]

Grateful for the support of the Genesis Inspiration Foundation!

November 2, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is so grateful to the Genesis Inspiration Foundation for their support of Arts For Life and the young artists we serve! The Genesis Inspiration Foundation celebrates “the creative force in each child that will catapult their lives” and recognizes the importance of creativity and the arts for the well-being of children and […]

Arts For Life welcomes new Charlotte Program Director

August 2, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Olivia Chisholm Program Director Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte Olivia joins Arts For Life with 10 years of prior experience in healthcare. From Occupational Therapy, to working with spaces such as Microsoft, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Apollo Theater, and more, Olivia bridges the two worlds of inclusion and accessibility with artistic expression and […]

An unFOREgettable day!

July 1, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life’s 5th Annual golf tournament, Swing For The Kids, was an incredible success! In spite of the ever-present threat of storms, sunshine and smiles won the day. 112 golfers and friends came together for an exciting, fun-filled day on the green — complete with a putting contest, fabulous raffle prizes, friendly competition and […]

Follow Arts For Life and discover the magic!

June 29, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Our social media accounts are a great way to see the everyday magic that happens when Arts For Life brings creativity into the hospital for kids and families! Visit our accounts on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn to see pictures, read stories, enjoy masterpieces – like Grace’s Wonder Llama pictured here! – and to learn more […]

Arts For Life welcomes new Development Coordinator!

April 7, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Chelsea Parrish Development Coordinator As a lifelong artist, Chelsea is excited to share the transformative and healing power of the arts with others as the Development Coordinator. New to Raleigh, NC, Chelsea grew up in Austin, TX, where she graduated from the University of Texas in 2018, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and […]

Arts For Life welcomes new staff member!

February 8, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Madeline Geier Program Director Asheville // Mission Children’s Hospital Madeline (she/her) is thrilled to have joined Arts For Life in December to serve the Asheville community. Before joining the team, Madeline lived in Minneapolis, MN where she primarily worked at Children’s Theatre Company, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed theatre for young people. An experienced […]

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Job Openings

January 20, 2022 | By Snee Howard

We’re hiring a Program Coordinator for our Winston-Salem chapter! You can find the details here. Deadline to apply is February 12, 2023 at 11:59 PM. JOB OPENING WITH OUR CHARLOTTE CHAPTER! Atrium Health Levine Children’s is hiring! This position will be a part of our Arts For Life’s Charlotte Chapter, supporting our Program Director and […]