News and Noteworthy

Mary Margaret

Make a “heARTfelt” Difference

February 19, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

We invite you to be a member of our heARTfelt Monthly Giving Club! As a heARTfelt Club Member, you’re pledging a monthly recurring gift, so that Colby, Nykee, Haley, and thousands more kids can count on Arts For Life: every time they visit their doctor, stay overnight at the hospital, or need a creative pick-me-up. […]

Calla’s Hit Radio Show

January 15, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

This hit episode of the Arts For Life Radio show is very special, because it features the great singer & ukulele player Calla! This is our 18th episode, and also marks the one-year anniversary of Arts For Life Radio! It’s been a series of wild successes, and we can’t wait to hear the great episodes […]

Tree Box

Lesson: Tree Box

December 20, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

With our December theme, Gifts, Giving, and Holiday Celebrations, and lessons like this one, our Arts For Life teachers are helping kids and families celebrate the generosity, hope, and joy they see around them in the hospital, and spread it through their wider communities.

Giving Tuesday

Mark Your Calendars for #GivingTuesday!

November 30, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

#GivingTuesday is just around the corner: December 1st. We’re excited to take part in this global day of giving for the third year in a row, and we hope you’ll take part, too! How? Glad you asked!

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday: A Day for Giving Back

November 25, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

What Is #GivingTuesday? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. […]

Jahlani with his porcupine print

Calling All Artists!

October 25, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

Each year, more than 8,000 young artists, musicians, and poets are nurtured, encouraged, and inspired by Arts For Life. We believe that the arts have the power to help kids heal. Join us today!

Joseph's Turtle

Caution: Future Masters at Work!

October 23, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

This month at Arts For Life, students are taking their cues from the experts: Keith Haring, Frida Kahlo, Alma Thomas, Roy Lichtenstein, just to name a few. October’s theme is Art History and Teacher’s Choice, and students and teachers alike are seizing the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of some of the world’s most influential artists.