Donate therapeutic art supplies for foster teens.

Art therapy can be used as a complement to traditional mental health treatment. The aim is to manage behaviors, process feelings, and reduce stress and anxiety. It can help with self-discovery, self-esteem and can be a healthy outlet for expressing and letting go of feelings and fears.

 

Simply put, art affords children in foster care the ability to have fun and enjoy themselves. When they have already lost so much, it is vital to enable them to have enjoyment in their lives. The ability to have fun can significantly help with the transitions they are facing.

 

Therefore, we would like to donate art supplies to Olive Crest foster teens. The recipients range in age from 12 to 17.

 

Here are the items requested:

  • Canvas 8x10 or 11x14
  • Paint by number (appropriate for teens)
  • Coloring books (appropriate for teens)
  • Colored pencil
  • Sketch/ Drawing pad
  • Sketch pen
  • Charcoal stick/pen
  • Art set
  • Acrylic paint
  • Oil paint
  • Paint Pallet
  • Paint Brush
  • Oil Paint Brush
  • Tabletop Easel
  • Modeling/Natural clay/Paperclay (no oven bake)
  • Sculpting tool
  • Books on art/drawing
  • DVD on artists showing how to paint (example: Bob Ross)
  • Please no watercolor paint, crayons, or markers

You can bring the supplies to Sunday Service on May 2nd, 9th or 16th.

To make special arrangements or questions contact Sharon Genton at 949-278-8154 or sgenton@rockharbor.org.

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