New York City's Art Start

SEE THE IMPACT $50 CAN MAKE

Charity Made Simple has partnered with Art Start for our first New York City nonprofit.

SCROLL DOWN to see the amazing products that make up the Art Start Gift Box, and learn how HUGE of an impact $50 can make.

YOUR PURCHASE helps us push towards our goal of creating sustainable change for at-risk-youth in New York City, and helps Art Start provide weekly, year-round creative arts programming at a Family Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence in Harlem, New York.

 

ART START uses a student-centered approach to education. Their workshops instill in their youth the confidence to appreciate who they already are and what they innately have to offer the world; then, to think critically, ask important questions, and pursue meaningful opportunities in life – against all odds.

 

Overview: Out of Print is dedicated to celebrating our favorite stories while promoting literacy in underserved communities. Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need. It also supports the authors, publishers and artists who made these iconic works an integral part of our lives.
Product: In response to plastic bag reduction, Out Of Print is providing a Tote

Overview: Smile Squared offers toothbrushes and travel products with a giving component tied to each purchase. We partner with organizations to address basic healthcare needs for children. For every toothbrush purchased, we donate one to child in need. Our travel related products help fund wish trips awarded to children facing life threatening medical conditions.

Product: Smile Squared is providing a three pack of travel size sketch journals

Overview: We are on a mission to eliminate food waste on organic banana farms. When fresh bananas have scuffs, are a little too ripe, or aren’t the perfect size, they are rejected for export outside of the country. According to the world resources institute, about 56% of all food wasted in Latin America happens before ever reaching distribution.

Product: Barnana is providing Banana snacks

Overview: Greyston Bakery is pioneering an “Open Hiring” policy at their bakery in Yonkers. The bakery hires without judging or asking any questions. Once hired, employees receive training for both hard and soft skill development, access to health benefits, childcare, and other social services, in addition to a community of support.

Product: Greyston Bakery is providing a chocolate brownie.

Overview: Yoobi creates bright, colorful stuff for the school, home and office that GIVES BACK. For every Yoobi item purchased, a Yoobi item is donated to a classroom in need, right here in the United States. Yoobi… one for you, one for me.

Product: Yoobi is providing a full size journal and banana peel pencils.

Overview: Popsockets originated out of Bolder Colorado with the hope of changing the way people hold their phones. Now Popsockets act as various artistic expressions for each user. Popsockets also work with non profits on custom designs at discounted rates. The non profits can then offer their custom Popsockets to their network to help raise money.

Product: Charity Made Simple partnered with popsockets on our own design.

Overview: Art Start’s Portrait Project helps youth envision a life beyond perceived limitations. Each year, Art Start partners with artists to help capture the dreams of New York City’s at risk youth, and project their images on to whatever background they choose. Through creative expression, these kids begin to visualize lives they once believed were beyond their reach.

Product: First 15 boxes to receive one of two prints limited edition prints signed by the photographer.

Overview: Art Start’s Portrait Project helps youth envision a life beyond perceived limitations. Each year, Art Start partners with artists to help capture the dreams of New York City’s at risk youth, and project their images on to whatever background they choose. Through creative expression, these kids begin to visualize lives they once believed were beyond their reach.

Product: First 15 boxes to receive one of two prints limited edition prints signed by the photographer.

Overview: Art Start’s Portrait Project helps youth envision a life beyond perceived limitations. Each year, Art Start partners with artists to help capture the dreams of New York City’s at risk youth, and project their images on to whatever background they choose. Through creative expression, these kids begin to visualize lives they once believed were beyond their reach.

Product: Art Start has another contribution of their own with an Art Start Magnet.

Are you ready to get involved?

Purchase a gift box, donate to a nonprofit directly, help spread our brand and awareness for nonprofits on social media, volunteer your time in the community, demand more from business… contact us to discuss these, and other ways to get involved.

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