Free Arts for Abused Children Raises $110K at Annual Luncheon

Funds to support arts programs serving abused and homeless children

More than 325 guests attended the Nov. 1 luncheon to support Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona. The event at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia raised awareness about the challenges that face children suffering from abuse and homelessness, and generated more than $110,000 to support the organization’s programs.

Susan Casper, ABC 15, emceed the event, and nine children shared their stories of building hope through poetry, song and dance. A child who has participated in Free Arts programs for three years shared her poem “Destruction,” a reminder of the power people have to break down or choose to build up another’s hope. All of the children joined to sing “Building Hope,” a song written by one of the participants at Theater Camp, and taught Casper how to dance “The Floss.”

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona is a nonprofit organization that heals homeless and abused children through artistic expression. It serves more than 8,000 children annually.

PHOTOS COURTESY FREE ARTS FOR ABUSED CHILDREN OF ARIZONA

 

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