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Create Now, Inc.
April 22, 2011

Create Now is a truly grassroots organization that efficiently manages volunteers and community partnerships to provide creative arts resources for kids most in need of them. The accomplishments Create Now has achieved are truly the result of a labor of love and community effort, led by the vision of a very passionate and caring founder.

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

I have personally seen kids walk in to a room, arms folded, and upset with their life circumstance (in a homeless shelter or youth detention camp) and walk out proud of the art they have created with a smile on their face. Kids in institutions are forced to follow stringent rules and very strict schedules--the freedom of art--to do what they want with the materials in front of them without anyone telling them what they did was wrong, is so essential to humanity and so lacking in these kids' lives.

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As with any nonprofit, funding is a constant need. Create Now, with a solid history of accomplishments and very strong community partnerships, is an organization worthy of long-term community investment.

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I served as a Board member for 2 years, including Board Secretary for 1 year.