The Dreaming Zebra Foundation

Rating: 4.98 stars   43 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture

Location: Portland OR 97239 USA

Mission: The Dreaming Zebra Foundation is a nonprofit charity providing support so that children are given an equal opportunity to explore and develop their creativity in the arts.
Geographic areas served: National
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 26-2326071
503-206-6400
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Rating: 5 stars  

13 people found this review helpful

This organization has helped many children realize their hidden talents. Seeing their smiles when they receive art and music supplies is priceless. Every child has a dream, Every child has a great imagination, so lets give them the tools to explore. The Dreaming Zebra Foundation is a blessing to all children.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

We would help millions of children Globally to uncover their imagination through Art and Music.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

13 people found this review helpful

The foundation was born from an altruistic dream that is shared by all who volunteer and donate. From the time I picked up art and music supplies to the point of dropping them off to the different organizations in need, people would catch the synergistic and positive vibe that is at the base of this foundation. One of the most moving experiences I had was when a woman called and wanted to donate an incredible set of oil paints that she received from a dear friend of hers who died. She was relieved to tears to hear that her friends spirit would be living on at an art center for homeless teens. This is Dreaming Zebra and it is so much more.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

speaking with the donors and the recipients of the art and music supplies. It was powerful and joyful for all.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

knowing that all the efforts of this foundation have the potential of touching lives of the youth in a profound way.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

caring, thoughtful and fully committed to the foundation.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

touch more lives across the nation. It could give more youth a positive outlet in dealing with a tumultuous world.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

15 people found this review helpful

More than the idea behind the organization are the hearts and souls of the people that lead it. This organization and Foundation has a story much like the kids it serves of being pure in heart and hopeful and spirit yet undying in determination to get lifted off the ground and fly into the sky. I cannot express to you enough the beauty behind the idea in helping kids with art supplies but the genuine and caring and selfless soul of the person who runs it... all for helping better humanity! Please give to the Foundation that cares.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

many ways. Knowing the person behind the idea. It is such a beautiful thing to see her dream for the children come true. She once was that child that also had a dream. "Every child has that dream".

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The idea that alot of organizations seem to be run with a business mentality and all about profits and percentages. This organization is simply about helping others, and if she could survive without money she probably would.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Smart, caring, creative, enduring, genuine.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

give $10 million bucks away to the kids and their art supplies. The leader of Dreaming Zebra has a BIG heart.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

As a volunteer for Dreaming Zebra I have seen firsthand the positive impact this nonprofit has for schools, teachers, and youth everywhere in need of art and music supplies. The community recycling aspect is a badly needed and novel concept that works for everyone involved, and helps to bring creative programs to life for those in need. Keep up the great work Zebra and I am proud to be a part of your team.!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Seeing art and music supplies delivered to kids in need and the smiles on their faces as a result!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Very inspired and dedicated to the cause.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

no child goes without access to art and music supplies ever.

Ways to make it better...

i had more hours in the day to volunteer more!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

 
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10 people found this review helpful

I have been watching this dream grow from a thought - to an organization that helps children in their creative desires

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The creator of this dream missed out as a young girl on the creative process that was trying to come out - so to see the joy in giving this dream to children - is incredible to watch!!!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Watching the hurdles being overcome in making this dream a reality.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Create the ability for any child to express themselves in the art that gives them joy. The creator taught herself to create a website,/ drop-zones,/ volunteers to pick-up/ drop off / pick up any and all excess art/music/ material etc. and find places for

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-5-01

 
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