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Art Helps Heal is recognized by the United States Treasury Department of Internal Revenue (IRS) as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to providing a specialized backpack filled with quality art materials, self-directed project books, and a website for hospitalized teens.

Our Teen Patient Advisor, Rosie Colucci. demonstrates the Art Healing Kits created and designed by our Secretary/Treasurer Shirley Forpe.

Special Thanks to Our Corporate Sponsors

Shopping more on Amazon these days?
Amazon will contribute a portion of your purchases to Art Helps Heal !
(To find out HOW, click on the logo below)

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Successful 2022 Fundraiser Held

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Shown here with President/CEO Anne Hollenbeck (center) and Secretary/Treasurer Shirley Forpe (second from right) are some of the women supporters in attendance on Sunday, September 18 at the first "in-person" fundraiser Art Helps Heal has held.

Special thanks to the management and staff of Incontro a Tavola in suburban South Barrington.


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