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Just Karan of Just Mercy: Try Your Acting Skills On in a 30 Minute Zoom Session with Actress Karan Kendrick
TAKE THE #FOSTERCHALLENGE - GET THE POTENTIAL AMAZING OPPORTUNITY OF A 30 MINUTE ZOOM SESSION FOCUSING ON HONING YOUR ACTING SKILLS WITH ACTRESS, KARAN KENDRICK - DONATED BY KARAN KENDRICK
100% of the funds raised through this silent auction item will benefit the #FosterChallenge Community Partners including BLIND, Inc. (Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions) based in Minneapolis, Minnesota is a nationally-renowned training center for blind individuals of all ages. Founded in 1986 by the National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota because of the failure of traditional, charity-based blindness agencies to meet the real needs of the state’s blind residents, BLIND, Inc. has grown rapidly. Offering vocational rehabilitation programs for blind adults, an English Language program for blind immigrants and refugees, training and employment programs for blind teens, a summer training program for blind children, an independent living skills training program for blind senior citizens, blindness immersion programs for professionals working with blind people, and public education programs about blindness, BLIND, Inc's principles are simple but powerful: blindness is just the physical loss of eyesight, nothing more. Blind people are like everyone else, and can be expected to perform on a par with everyone else, as long as they get effective training. Currently BLIND, Inc. is fighting for survival to continue to serve their students especially during these difficult times of COVID-19. BLIND, Inc. employs and has served many adoptees over the years. BLIND, Inc's need for funding will provide three months of housing, food, and computer classes to BLIND, Inc's students while they recover from the devastating effects of the global pandemic - A full list of benefiting organizations can be found under the community partners section on this silent auction home page.
Description: Currently hailed for her powerfully nuanced portrayal of “Minnie McMillian” in the newly released Just Mercy, Karan Kendrick is among the artistic elite. Additional credits range from- The Hunger Games (LionsGate), Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)- and dramas like the October 2018 20th Century Fox feature The Hate U Give (20th Century Fox), to Television - Grey's Anatomy (ABC) and Regional Theatre (Arena Stage, Hartford Stage, Goodman Theatre, Alliance Theatre).
In addition to her work as an actress, Karan has served tirelessly for the past decade to provide students with an opportunity to build character, discipline, and an eternal passion for the arts. through The Kendrick Academy that Karan co-founded.
Through this special experience you will get a chance to meet and talk with Karan who has achieved the many dreams of becoming an actress.
Item: One (1) - 30 Minute Zoom session focusing on honing on Acting with Actress Karan Kendrick
Benefiting: BLIND, Inc.
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