180 Poplar Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2L 2C3
Jen Gill, Refuge Program Director and Jon Courtney, Community Pastor accepting our donation from Janet Dent, Local Colour Art show coordinator.
Recently our club held our annual "Art for the Holidays" show and sale. The charity of choice was the Moms' Support group, which is part of "The Refuge" charity group based at the Riverwood Community Church on Riverton Avenue in Elmwood. A total of $700 was raised by the raffle of artist donated paintings. The Moms' support group was delighted to have the opportunity to ensure that many children in the community could enjoy a Christmas celebration. The children visited Kid City, who provided a dinner and snacks for everyone - including photos with Santa, and a book for each family to take home and enjoy.
Local Colour Art Group thanks all who supported the raffle; making it possible for us to make a donation towards this wonderful celebration.
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The following is a list of charities that the Local Colour Art Group has donated art show raffle proceeds to:
Fall 2016 – Moms’ Support Group - The Refuge - Special Event
Spring 2016 - The Together in Elmwood (TIE) parent and child coalition - Special Event
Fall 2015 - Youth in Elmwood Arts and Recreation (YEAR) program
Spring 2015 - Variety Club
Fall 2014 - Children's Wish Fund
Spring 2014 - Salvation Army
Fall 2013 - Winnipeg Harvest and a call for a Tin for the Bin
Spring 2013 - Alzheimer's Society
Fall 2012 - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society
Spring 2012 - Fire Fighter’s burn fund
Fall 2011 - D’Arcy’s Arc
Spring 2011 - Agape Table
Fall 2010 - Humane Society
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Spring into Summer
show and sale - May 5 -7, 2017!