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Monday, August 13th: Bellevue Hospital
It’s time for some free drawing fun! Anything goes at this event where we’ll help the kids dream up characters and scenes and story lines to put to paper.
When: Monday, August 13th, 6-7:30PM
Where: Bellevue Hospital
462 First Avenue b/w 26th & 28th Streets
New York, NY 10016- MAP
Meet in the main lobby just inside the 1st Avenue entrance.
Bellevue Hospital provides a therapeutic temporary home for children who are dealing with psychiatric challenges.
Wednesday, August 15th: Mount Sinai Hospital
Our KidZone TV drawing show airs live over the hospital’s closed-circuit station into all the kids’ rooms at once. Every child has their own art set so they can draw along with us and call in with questions and comments. This month’s guest host is the indomitable, Pedro Delgado!
When: Wednesday, August 15th, 5:30-7PM
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital
1184 5th Avenue (between 98th and 100th Streets)
New York, NY 10029- MAP
IWF Director at Mount Sinai= Elana Amity.
Mount Sinai is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the United States and it provides continuous activities and programs for the kids in its child-life program.
Saturday, August 25th: Childhelp
We are so looking forward to drawing with the children at Childhelp, Los Angeles! This wonderful organization strives to “meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected, and at-risk children.” We will bring our renowned animators from shows like SpongeBob, Futurama, Scooby Doo and more to create characters together with the kids and help them learn how the most elaborate of animations begin with the most basic of shapes.
When: Saturday, August 25th, 10:30AM-12PM
1345 N. El Centro Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028 – MAP
Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected, and at-risk children.
Wednesday, October October 19th: Gilda’s Club
It’s Gilda’s Club’s annual halloween party! We’re taking over a whole floor of the Club’s SoHo brownstone for face painting, caricatures, spooky characters and bat puppets!
When: Friday, October 19th. 5-6:45PM
Where: Gilda’s Club, SoHo
Basement level: “Noogieland”
195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014- MAP
IWF Director at Gilda’s Club= Franz Palomares.
Gilda’s Club is open to children who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a parent or loved one who is living with cancer, or are grieving the death of a loved one to cancer.
IWF PEN PALS PROGRAM:
We are also able to mail a special drawing to a child who is dealing with a particularly challenging illness and is not physically able to come to our events. Get more information on our Pen Pals Program here.
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