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Artist Mentorship Program
February 21, 2010

Absolultely impressive and stunning. I learned about AMP through a co-worker when I was struggling to find funds to help two of my students gain access to an art program that was extremely cost-prohibitive. AMP rallied behind the cause and together we raised over $5000 to pay their tuition, room and board for the summer, they now have art portfolios that they have taken to college review days - and the colleges are liking what they see and offering them money. AMP was a HUGE stepping stone in the lives of these two young men, a huge stepping stone toward a future that may not otherwise have materialized. Support the magic that AMP produces for the lives of at-risk and homeless youth - I support them fully!!

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

Scholarship fundraiser, spring 2009, and also the Glass Ball fundraiser event last fall.

Ways to make it better...

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

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

Their heart, their drive, and their professionalism.

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

Visionary, passionate, dedicated, driven!

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

Fill in the cracks where our kids keep falling - they fill a vital need in the gap that keeps widening with the demise of our school system - if they had 10 million bucks they would revolutionize with love, music and art!

Ways to make it better...

I had more time to continue participating!

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

A solid and stable access to capital so that they're mission can be strongly implemented.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I partnered with AMP last spring for the Scholarship fundraiser to help two of my former students.