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Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP)

Org #4673
Vetted since 2010 Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$85,225
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP) brings the healing power of art to children and families facing medical challenges. Our mobile team of teaching artists work 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.

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Children's Healing Art Project
Children's Healing Art Project
Sarah Panetta
Sarah Panetta
Barb McDowell
Barb McDowell
Team
Sarah Panetta, Faye Pendergrass, Sharon (Alexander) Perrins, Carolyn Brecht, Maxine Hartswick, Grace Littig, Fardad Yamin, Barb McDowell
Organization Information
8065 SE Grand Ave
Ste 160
Portland, OR 97202
United States
(503) 243-5294

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4951568458
Organization Information
8065 SE Grand Ave
Ste 160
Portland, OR 97202
United States
(503) 243-5294

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4951568458

Project Reports

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Sep 3, 2019
Finding His Voice Through Art
It was a Wednesday morning and the CHAP teaching artists had filled the table in the hospital waiting room with art supplies -- modeling clay, glitter glue, feathers, and more. Two boys who appeared...
Jun 7, 2019
The Healing Power of Art Happens Every Day with CHAP
"I’d like a BIG canvas, please." Walking into the room wearing a hospital gown with her IV pole trailing behind her, she tells the CHAP volunteers that she wants to paint today...and she'll...
Mar 11, 2019
You Helped Make 9K Healing Art Experiences Happen
You helped CHAP provide 9,892 healing art experiences to children and families last year! Healing art experiences are creative interactions that happen in hospitals, at outreach events, with community...
 
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