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Phone: 404-849-9994
PO Box 55304
% Jennie Lobato

Atlanta
Georgia 30308
USA
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Target demographics: 5-10 year old children

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1300 children +

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help us with administrative research, help us with our child sponsorship project, illustrate something for our children's magazine.

Geographic areas served: Atlanta, Georgia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica

Programs: Art Beyond Borders-take volunteer groups on international volunteer projects.
Local Art Workshops for underprivileged children.
Produce an Empowering Literary Arts Magazine, "Let's Create!": http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/339359

Mission:
Drawchange is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to aid global change by supplying the world's children with art experiences. Together we can provide empowering programs that allow them to effectively visualize a better life for themselves.
Results:
In 2011 we helped more than 1300 children expand their creativity.
We have an ongoing program with a local homeless shelter where we help children express themselves through the use of art.
We are taking our 3rd of 6th trip to Costa Rica this year. We take an average of 14 volunteer team members each year to hold art intensives with the children of Fatima School in Cartago, Costa Rica.
In 2011 we started a program in Ethiopia. We will be returning yearly with empowering art programs at local children centers.

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03/26/14
I recently joined the board but started as a volunteer at the shelters. Jennie Lobato is truly passionate about helping these children and she is in the trenches every single day. When she welcomes the volunteers and trains them she does not gloss over anything - we are there because these kids ... more »
02/11/14
I. LOVE. DRAWCHANGE. I was previously skeptical about art therapy. I thought it was more of an opinion than anything else. But I couldn't have been more wrong! As a volunteer that actually went to the shelter and used art therapy for at-risk children, it was clear that it has the power to inspire, ... more »
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