Posts Tagged ‘Children’

“Megan lit up every room,” Maddie said, but expressing her creativity was when she truly shone. All of Megan Pizzitola’s girlfriends wore hot pink to her funeral. “She would have hated black,” one of her best friends, Maddie Freiberg said. And Maddie would know—they’d been friends since their freshman year of high school. Over the[…read more…]

When Kerri Steele and her children were grieving, a friend recommended Draw It Out to help the children remember their father and keep their memories close. When Kerri Steele and her children were grieving, a friend recommended Draw It Out to help the children remember their father and keep their memories close. Over time, she became the[…read more…]

Over 200 Art with Heart supporters gathered in Seattle last week at the eighth annual Color of Hope Benefit Luncheon raising almost $176,000 to help children in crisis. The event, emceed by Director of Side-by-Side JJ Kissinger, featured moving speeches and stories from Art with Heart leadership and guest speakers. It was a celebration of[…read more…]

Created as a guide to Art with Heart’s 2013 release Draw it Out,  the Leader’s Companion is designed to prepare leaders to use the Draw It Out workbook with grieving children in their care. This Leader’s Companion provides Experiential Learning Activities, Art Tips & Tricks, Best Practices, and Closing Questions to deepen children’s learning. The Leader’s Companion will equip child[…read more…]

Art with Heart visited the beautiful city of New Orleans last month for Child Life’s 32nd Annual Conference on Professional Issues. With over 800 Child Life specialists in attendance, we were able to reach a core audience of hospital staff who work directly with children. With a mission to provide comfort and care to hospitalized[…read more…]