Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP)

Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP) brings the healing power of art to children in crisis through a mobile team of teaching artists working in local hospitals, clinics and community art spaces. Research demonstrates the importance of art in the healing process: It helps patients and family members cope, encourages compliance with treatment plans, increases self-confidence, encourages self-expression, reduces stress, pain, isolation and anxiety and promotes quality of life.

Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP)
25 NW 23rd Place
Suite 6, Box 155
Portland, OR 97210
United States
(503) 243-5294
http://www.chap.name

Interim Executive Director

Sarah Panetta

Management Team

Heather Housen, Faye Pendergrass, Sharon Alexander, Carolyn Brecht, Maxine Hartswick, Mary Miller Doyle, Grace Littig

Board of Directors

Kim Sordyl, Juan Fernandez, Angel Phillips, Mindy Buchanan, Mary Morris, Erika Plummer, Nisha Hall, Karin Mothadi, Sandy Moore, Lauren Holden Kilbane

Project Leaders

Roxie McGovern

Mission

Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP) brings the healing power of art to children in crisis through a mobile team of teaching artists working in local hospitals, clinics and community art spaces. Research demonstrates the importance of art in the healing process: It helps patients and family members cope, encourages compliance with treatment plans, increases self-confidence, encourages self-expression, reduces stress, pain, isolation and anxiety and promotes quality of life.

Programs

Hospital Programs: CHAP's Mobile Art Studio features an unlimited, ever-changing array of art supplies and projects, and teaching artists trained to spark imaginations to life. All activities are based on the wishes, needs, and choices of children & their families. CHAP also offers 'Art Club' which is an art program that allows for continued healing outside of the hospital.

Statistics on Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP)

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2011: $300,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $601,000
  • Other funding sources: Individual Contributions 15% Foundation Contributions 35% Corporate Contributions 5% Events/ Fundraisers 15% Retail Revenue (Earned income) 17% Project/Program Revenue (Fee for service) 3% In-Kind 10% Misc/Interest 0%
  • Religious Affiliation: none

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