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CHAP September 2021 News

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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

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CHAP August 2021 Newsletter

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Wall Art Installation! To celebrate CHAP’s 15th anniversary and over 75,000 healing art experiences, we’re starting the installation of wall tiles hand-designed by you! Soon, the wall just inside the CHAP studio will be covered with tiles created by children, volunteers, donors, staff, Board members…anyone who has been touched by the healing power of art that CHAP provides. If you wish to contribute a tile to the wall, contact Faye at [email protected]. A $15 donation per tile is appreciated. New Community Partners! Thanks to grants from MillsDavis Foundation and the Advantis Community Fund, CHAP will soon begin providing free Healing Art Care Packages full of inspiring art supplies to medical facilities that support historically underserved families and children. Clinics that treat no- and low-income families are prioritized in the selection so that children whose families may not be able to afford art supplies can receive the colorful packets. Summer

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CHAP Statement - Black Lives Matter

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A Message From CHAP

Children’s Healing Art Project (CHAP) stands in support of the Black Community and believes that Black Lives Matter. We oppose racism, discrimination, police brutality, and violence of all kinds. The senseless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many others are heartbreaking examples of systemic racism that must end.

In recent weeks, we have been listening and learning with open hearts and minds. This has been a time of clarity and reflection. We believe everyone in our community is impacted – including the children and families CHAP serves. We know there is more to learn and more to do as we continue our mission – to bring the healing power of art to children and families facing medical challenges.

CHAP is committed. Period. We will take action and share our progress.

With CREATIVITY + HEALING, Lori Long, President, Board of Directors and Barb

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The Creativity Continues - Children's Healing Art Project

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There’s no doubt that these are very challenging times for everyone…and the children CHAP serves are no exception. Imagine what it’s like for the little ones still in the hospitals facing their own medical challenges with limited visitors, everyone fully gowned and masked, and no CHAP Teaching Artists making their usual rounds. And the children who are home, unable to play with other kids and no CHAP Art Club to enjoy with friends at the studio. Art heals. And we all could use some healing right now. So, CHAP is doing what we do best — we’re getting creative to serve kids and families in brand new ways!

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Join the fun at CHAPlandia 2019!

Join the fun at CHAPlandia 2019!


Get your tickets today

Join the fun at CHAPlandia 2019!

Buy Tickets Now and Save

It’s a festive, glittery celebration of the important work that CHAP does throughout the year. Funds raised that night will help bring the healing power of art to children and families in 2020 and beyond.


Enjoy a night you’ll always remember at the gorgeous new venue – The Redd on Salmon in Portland.


November 2, 2019 at 6pm

Tickets are on sale now! Early-bird pricing ends September 13th, so buy now and save.


Unable to attend this year but would like to support CHAP? Please consider a one-time or recurring monthly donation. Thank you for your generosity.

Children’s Healing Art Project | 8065 SE Grand Ave, Ste 160, Portland, OR 97202 | 503-243-5294

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MOther's Day News from the Children's Healing Art Project

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Children’s Healing Art Project brings the healing power of art to children in crisis and their families. At CHAP children are known for the creative ingenuity, not by disability, disease or diagnosis. (left-right) Amara, Dayle & Hania at the CHAP Studio in SE Portland This spring CHAP joins you honoring moms. (did you know that Mother’s Day is only 13 days away?!) We are grateful to all the moms of the child artists we serve, grateful to the moms who teach art in the hospitals, moms who serve on our board, moms who volunteer, and moms who donate and support CHAP’s mission. We celebrate moms like Dayle and the many amazing moms whose lives are touched by our work. Please give now in honor of Dayle and all the moms who CHAP serves. Your donations mean that moms like Dayle, who are fighting (and beating!) cancer, can use art

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CHAPpy Valentines Day!

The Children’s Healing Art Project works in southern Oregon, too! Please help support this important service, which puts art to work on behalf of hurting and dying children! DONATE NOW!

Looking for another way to help CHAP share the love and the healing power of art? It’s as simple as shopping at Fred Meyer. Link your rewards card to CHAP (id # 84984) and we will receive a donation every time you shop. Easy as pie!

We are also excited to announce that we are the beneficiary of the Winter Blues Festival on February 22nd-23rd for a 3rd year in a row!!! We are SO grateful to coordinator LeeAnn Gibbons and her team for their continued support of CHAP. This is a fantastic music event ranging from old time Blues to contemporary Blues. To purchase tickets or learn more about the Winter Blues Festival click

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CHAPlandia 2013 Benefit for the Children’s Healing Art Project

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The Children’s Healing Art Project is based in Portland but also operates healing art projects for children with life-threatening and terminal conditions in southern Oregon. If you can’t make this amazing benefit, please consider a donation to this important charity this giving season! Click their logo above to learn about more ways you can contribute to their work.

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“The Healing Power of Art’ – Children’s Healing Art Project documentary

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“The Healing Power of Art” premieres in Portland at 3pm on September 15th, 2013 at the Clinton Street Theater followed by a panel discussion featuring the filmmaker and artists featured in the film.

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Updates from the Children's Healing Art Project

Dear Friends of CHAP,

All of us here at CHAP want to say thank you, thank you, thank you!! We have really felt the love and support of our community this year, and because of you we have been able to make the first six months in our new South East Portland home a great success! If you haven’t stopped by to check out the studio and gallery that you-our community of supporters-have helped us create we invite you to stop by and say hello!

Here is a great opportunity for you to swing by and say hello! As you may, or may not know, we open our doors to the community every first Friday of the month to see in person the healing power of art. Each month our teaching artists curate a show featuring artwork of the amazing and talented young

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