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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.

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Amazon will contribute a portion of your purchases to Art Helps Heal !
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Special Thanks to Our Corporate Sponsors

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Successful September Fundraiser Held

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Shown here with President/CEO Anne Hollenbeck (center) and Secretary/Treasurer Shirley Forpe (second from right) are (from left to right) Carol Erlbach, Amy Cady (rear), Carol Black, Board member Judy Hanlon (rear), Mary Abeleda (between Anne and Shirley) and Jan Mellor (next to Shirey), some of the women supporters in attendance on September 18 at the first "in-person" fundraiser that Art Helps Heal has held since the pandemic. They are viewing some of the artwork re-created by the event guests. Special thanks to the management and staff of Incontro a Tavola in suburban South Barrington.


What's in the Backpack?
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