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The campaign for creative classrooms

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THE STORY:

MEET DAVID

When David was in the 4th grade, he struggled academically and socially and had an *Individualized Education Plan. He had few friends and would often cry when he felt frustrated. That same year, his father was deported to Mexico. His family was in crisis. David was in tears almost every day.

Things started to turn around when David joined Performing Arts Workshop’s afterschool program in capoeira, a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. The class gave him a safe and engaging space to learn. Salé, David’s capoeira teaching artist, helped him find his voice and his place in the ever-changing and unpredictable world he and his family were now living in.

David’s enthusiastic response to capoeira didn’t go unnoticed: Salé asked David to perform in both the 2013 and 2014 student showcases. While other students may have been more technically advanced, David was one of the most joyful learners in class and on stage. Best of all, his father came home last spring and saw David perform at the Brava Theater -- it meant everything to me, Salé, and the entire school community.

David shows us that creativity and self-expression are essential pieces in a child’s education. If you’re able, please make a gift today.

Sincerely,

Gabby Guinea

Afterschool Director, ER Taylor Elementary School

Board Member, Performing Arts Workshop


*An Individualized Education Plan details a special needs child’s educational goals and support services they will receive from their school.

 

HOW WE CHANGE LIVES

For 50 years Performing Arts Workshop has been there for kids like David who have the odds stacked high against them. We're there to make sure they can reach their full potential. 

Given the chance to create art, students will learn the skills they need to be successful in school, work, and life. 

 

JOIN US

Will you help teach 5,267 students like David this year?

Your support will fund world dance, creative movement, world music, theatre, and creative writing classes in schools, afterschool centers, homeless shelters, and juvenile halls. 

Invest in a child's future: $150 helps us buy music instruments for one of our afterschool programs. $300 helps buy poetry journals for 12 Performing Arts Workshop classes. 

 

Learn more at www.performingartsworkshop.org. 

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To This Fundraiser

$3,807

MONEY RAISED
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    $100

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    $100

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    $50

  • LS

    $150

  • Devin McNulty

    $30

  • Linda & Jay Travers

    $100

  • Caroline Girgis

    $50

  • Anne Mannes

    $50

  • Karen Harris

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Derek Watanabe

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Charlotte and Dan Walsh

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anne Trickey

    $50

  • Stephanie Tsang

    $50

  • Will Cavin

    $300

  • Jessica Warshaver

    $15

  • Cassie Miao

    $25

  • Mark Solomon

    $30

  • Jaime Privat

    $125

  • Victor Harris

    $250

  • Loretta and Matthew

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $311

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    $100

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    $75

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    $50

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    $25

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    $50

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    $75

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    $25

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    $50

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    $75

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kurt Andrew Kunselman

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

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    $25

  • Jon Parkinson

    $25

  • jim cope

    $20

  • JoAn Kunselman

    $25

  • Ruth Nott

    $150

  • Sunita Jasti

    $51

  • Armando O

    $25

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19% Raised of$20,000 Goal

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The Team: $3,807 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Kurt Andrew Kunselman

Amount Raised

$1,045

 

52% Raised of$2,000 Goal

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Karen Harris

Amount Raised

$950

 

95% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Amount Raised

$831

 

83% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOP INC

Amount Raised

$400

 

2% Raised of$20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jessica Mele

Amount Raised

$380

 

76% Raised of$500 Goal

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Sagar Gupta

Amount Raised

$201

 

40% Raised of$500 Goal

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Armando O

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Armando O

Armando O

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Sunita Jasti

Sunita Jasti

DONATION: $51

5 years ago

Ruth Nott

Ruth Nott

DONATION: $150

Congrats, Jess! 5 years ago

JoAn Kunselman

JoAn Kunselman

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

jim cope

jim cope

DONATION: $20

5 years ago

Jon Parkinson

Jon Parkinson

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

In memory of Gloria Unti 5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Kurt Andrew Kunselman

Kurt Andrew Kunselman

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

In Memory of Gloria Unti 5 years ago