Get Involved with ArtCares for Kids
ArtCares for Kids needs your help to make a difference & bring some creative joy to an ill child’s life. Here is how you can help: Volunteer at a designated ArtCares for Kids site. Make monetary donations to ArtCares for Kids. Contribute art supplies for the ArtCares for Kids art bags or site. Buy some ArtCares Gear. Help spread the word about ArtCares for Kids to friends and family.
Donate to ArtCares
Donations to ArtCares for Kids can be made in any denomination through the Key Biscayne Community Foundation’s secure PayPal donation portal. As a KBCF fiscal sponsorship fund, we fall under their charitable umbrella.
All donations made to ArtCares for Kids are allocated to the ArtCares for Kids organization. Should you have any questions, please contact us at 305-361-2770.
ArtCares for Kids invites you to delight everyone on your list by giving a donation in their name, and making a difference in the life of a child living with cancer.
Your Donation Makes a Difference
Your donations make a direct impact on the life of a child living with cancer.
$25 donations will bring an ArtCares ArtBag to a patient at the Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Units of the Holtz Children’s and Baptist Children Hospitals. The ArtBags are gifted to bedridden children to provide a much needed diversion from their long hospital stays, and to patients upon discharge from the hospital after their completion of treatment. The ArtBag includes sketchbooks, paints, paintbrushes, canvasses, pencils, and markers. Name recognition of your gift donation will appear on the ArtBag.
$75 allows ArtCares for Kids to donate a copy of our signature ArtCares ArtMural to brighten up the hospital room of a patient at the Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Units of the Children’s Hospital.
The ArtCares Mural was a collaboration effort amongst all of its members, inspired by the need to add color to the hospital walls. The original piece measures 6′ x 12′ and smaller copies were reproduced to brighten the patients’ room.
The young patients spend a large number of hours confined to their rooms. Help make theirs a more colorful and pleasant place! Name recognition of your gift donation will appear on the ArtMural.
Should you make your donation via the PayPal donation portal, you will have a chance to give us special instructions, be it to earmark your donation for ArtBags, or to make you donation in honor of a friend or loved one.
Donate Art Supplies to ArtCares
ArtCares for Kids happily accepts donated art supplies of all kinds, shapes, sizes, and colors! Art Supply donations should be in good condition, either new or gently used. We accept art & craft supplies of all kinds, including paint, paint brushes, crayons, pencils, paper, sketch pads, canvas, stretched and/or treated canvases, chalk, etc.
If you would like to donate supplies or treated canvases, please contact ArtCares for Kids to schedule a drop off at our studio located on Key Biscayne.
Buy Some ArtCares Gear
Shop for a cause & get your ArtCares gear today! Every purchase supports our efforts to nurture children through the creative process of art.
By purchasing your ArtCares Gear, you are not simply financially supporting ArtCares for Kids and helping to nurture children through the creative process of art, but you are also helping to spread the word about ArtCares for Kids. Don’t forget, you can also spread the word about ArtCares without buying anything… Just like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram!
Volunteer Your Time
ArtCares for Kids relies on our fantastic group of volunteers, without whom we would not be able to help so many children every week. The ArtCares volunteers meet twice per week to create art projects with the children of the Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Units of the Holtz Children’s Hospital.