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CHAP September 2021 News



Get Your FREE Tickets to the Party!



Watch Parties are going to be all the rage this year! Order a few Party Boxes and invite friends over for a mini CHAPlandia at your house.

Each Party Box includes enough wine, signature drink supplies, decorations, snacks, special anniversary gifts and more for two people to enjoy.


“If I knew how awesome these party boxes were, I would have ordered a hundred!” -Lauren Holden Kilbane, CHAPlandia 2020

Order your Party Box!


Meal options available for CHAPlandia 2021!   We’ve partnered with a few local restaurants who will be donating 15% to CHAP from CHAPlandia attendee purchases!

You’ll be able to order from the menus of Belle Pomme or Epif!




The big 2021 CHAPlandia raffle item is the winner’s choice of 5 different packages! Options are: New York City Getaway with a 3 Night Four Star Hotel Stay and a Cooking Class including a Multi Course Lunch or Dinner for (2) Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa 3 Night Stay with a Merryvale Winery Wine & Cheese Experience for (2) and $150 Budget Gift Card Disney World Resort Adventure with a 3 Night Stay at either the Disney Art of Animation, Disney All Star Music or Disney All Star Sports for (2) with a $500 Disney Gift Card Best of Boston with a 3 Night Stay at The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Samuel Adams Brewery Tour with Dinner and Beer Pairing for (2) Fairmont Scottsdale Princess 3 Night Stay for (2) with a $300 Gift Card for Golf, Spa or Dinner Raffle tickets will be available in the online auction starting October 22nd. Be featured at CHAPlandia 2021!

2021 is the 15th anniversary of CHAP as a nonprofit. Can you believe it? To celebrate, we’re looking to capture stories and memories about CHAP so we can all take a walk down memory lane together. 

Here’s what we’re looking for: Record a video message on your phone (it doesn’t have to be perfect, as long as we can see and hear you) Maximum 1 minute Use landscape format (vs.vertically) Ideally use earbuds with a microphone close to your mouth for better sound Preferably in mov format (for iPhones) Send to [email protected] Last day to send you message is 10/8/21 Include anything you want, whether it’s showing a piece of art you made with CHAP, your favorite thing about CHAP, or a sweet/funny story you’d like to share (be sure not to use children’s names). Have fun with it!
CHAP in a Box Shipment

The studio is filling up with spirit lamps as all our volunteers are pitching in to make the frames for our spirit lamps. These boxes are filled with all the supplies to make these uniquely decorated tea light lamps. CHAP in a Box makes it possible for families outside of the Portland Metro area or those who are unable to come into the studio to experience the healing power of art.


Wall tiles in celebration of our 15th Anniversary

Our commemorative piece is coming together, tile by tile! Do you want to join us in collaboration? Email Faye for details and let us know what CHAP means to you!

Recap of outreach events



We had a team building session with Portland Public School teachers- so fun!



Thanks for coming to our 15th Anniversary Party!
It was so fun to make art and eat the cake! Volunteer opportunities:

We are allowing 4 volunteers at a time into our studio, and request that everyone be vaccinated and remain masked.
We have in-studio and take-home projects available.

Email [email protected] to schedule a shift!
Since 2016, Troy Thom has been doing an annual bike ride supporting CHAP.

This year’s ride will take place in central Oregon and will consist of 50 miles a day for 5 days.

As a bonus, if we are able to raise $2000, he will ride one 100-mile day!

Please donate to this ride and help us reach our $2000 goal.
You can write a check to CHAP with “Troy Thom” in the memo line or give an online donation in his honor – writing his name in the drop down menu on the checkout page.

For more information, please reach out to Faye Pendergrass, Outreach Program Manager at [email protected]. We are offering team building activities for you and your colleagues!

Arrange a remote or outdoor activity with Program Manager Faye Pendergrass and create artwork with your team!
Email [email protected] for more details.
Thank you for supporting CHAP’s mission of bringing the healing power of art to children and families facing medical challenges. DONATE TODAY AND BRING MORE “CHAP”PY SMILES Stay up to date and follow us on social media! Copyright © 2021 Childrens Healing Art Project, All rights reserved.
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