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Giving Tuesday! Tuesday November 29th: Please support our youth outreach programs!

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

PLEASE CONSIDER SUPPORTING OUR YOUTH OUTREACH PROGRAMS FOR GIVING TUESDAY 2022! 

YOU CAN MAKE AN IMPACT FOR 1 OR MORE KIDS IN CENTRE WELLINGTON! 

OUR PROGRAMS: Youth sense of belonging and resilience have been rocked by the pandemic. Our Youth Outreach programs are designed to harness the power of community, creativity and art to teach valuable life skills. Your generosity could sponsor 1 kid, 2 kids or a kid for an entire session!

OUR GOAL: We can’t run these youth programs without your help! Our goal is to raise $8,000 for these outreach programs, helping them all run in Winter/Spring 2023.


Even before the pandemic, less than half of students in Centre Wellington reported feeling a sense of belonging to their community, and this gap is growing. The creative process allows us to meet youth where they’re at and give them a safe space to express themselves. In art, there is no wrong answer.

For Giving Tuesday, we are raising awareness and money for our Youth Outreach programs that serve kids with added obstacles: elementary and high school students with (dis)Abilities, teens recovering from addiction, and tweens looking to find their place in the world. Our goal is to address their severed connection with community, utilizing the creative process to talk about feelings management, teamwork, resilience, emotional expression and human connection.

YOU CAN BRING ART AND HEALING INTO THE LIVES OF KIDS IN OUR COMMUNITY!

Support 1 kid for 1 class, 2 kids for 1 class or a kid for an entire session!

1. High School & Elementary Students with (dis)Abilibities: Community Connections Through Art

This program connects Centre Wellington students with (dis)abiities to important community conversations, using art projects as the conduit for connection, personal well-being, belonging and mental health support. Projects emphasize collaboration and success through personal artistic expression. This is a bi-weekly program within the schools.

1 kid, 1 class = $20 | 2 kids, 1 class = $50 | 1 kid, full session = $550

2. The Nest! After School Program for Tweens

This program supports tweens age 10+ seeking to re-engage and re-connect with their peers in a safe, creative and nurturing space. This social “maker space” encourages community building, collaboration and creativity. Sessions are gently guided, allowing for free flow of thoughts and ideas. Arts Centre facilitators provide supervision, gently guided creative projects and support in this open flow, gender diverse program. This is a weekly program.

1 kid, 1 class = $30 | 2 kids, 1 class = $60 | 1 kid, full session = $550

3. Youth Addiction & Recovery Program: The Healing Power of Art and Creative Expression

In partnership with Portage Ontario, this program incorporates art and creative expression as the conduit for acceptance, sharing and healing. It allows for emotional exploration, coping strategies and discussions about the challenges of recovery. Run by Arts Centre educators, engagement facilitators and a social worker. Each session is 6 weeks, run twice weekly at the Arts Centre.

1 kid, 1 class = $45 | 2 kids, 1 class = $90 | 1 kid, full session = $400

 

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Date:
November 29
Time:
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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