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Our 3 hand-picked Charities for Charity Encore 2012

‹ Apple Arts ›

Apple Arts

The Mission

To nurture and support underserved youth through art education. With individual attention, adaptive programming, and an emphasis on imagination, we use art to inspire and lift the self-esteem of our youth.

  • Provides free, weekly after-school arts education workshops to under-served children living in New York City
  • Apple Arts’ Healthy Snacks Program provides healthy snacks to children living in homeless shelters
Quick Facts
Voting for Apple Arts will help children in homeless shelters cultivate their self-esteem and creativity through arts education.
– The CharitySub Team

Children living in homeless shelters are especially susceptible to having low self-esteem due the environment they are growing up in. Knowing this, Apple Arts has created an after-school arts education program that is run by working artists that not only teaches these children art, but also teaches them to express their emotions, and to value themselves.

Since Apple Arts was last featured they’ve refined their program so that they can continue to expand into new homeless shelters. Additionally, they’ve been working to find new teaching artists and child developmental experts to deliver the best in art education programming. Your vote, will help them continue raising the self-esteem of homeless children through art.

Apple Arts

(646) 380-5851
55 Exchange Place, suite 405
New York, NY 10005

Let’s celebrate charity encore 2012 together.

Apple Arts

Art Education in Shelters
Apple Arts

Apple Arts works to bring art to homeless children in New York City to help raise their self-esteem and confidence. Their art education programs inside of city homeless shelters provide an environment where children can learn to express themselves creatively.


Food Education for Teachers & Teens

FoodFight believes that educating the educators will help reverse childhood obesity. By bringing holistic nutrition education to both student and teacher, healthy choices trickle from the classroom into the lives of students’ families.


Hunger Hotline & Fundraising

With over 35 years of experience, supporting local and global solutions to the hunger problem and programs like The National Hunger Hotline, WhyHunger hopes to end the root causes of hunger. WhyHunger works with more than 8,000 community-based groups across the US and the world to fight hunger and poverty.