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Campaign Closeup: The Amazing Dream

ART 180 gives local youth living in challenging circumstances, like poverty, the threat of violent crime and substance abuse, the chance to express themselves through art, and to share their stories with others. Partnering with other organizations that serve young people, ART 180 designs projects that allow for self-expression, and creates venues for this expression in the community. The name reflects their vision of turning lives and communities around 180 degrees. ART 180 also operates Atlas, an art center for teens and gallery space for young people in Jackson Ward. From September 26th to 30th – ART 180 held a grass-roots campaign called “The Amazing Dream”, with a goal of raising $7,500, leveraging matching gift donations for each day of the campaign, and showcasing stories of teen leaders in their programs. The theme for the campaign was the “ART 180 universe” and dollars raised would help support over 30 programs and 350 youth the organization serves each year.

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Amazing Raise 2014: Recap & Results

This year?s Amazing Raise, sponsored by The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, was bigger and better than ever before!  In its fourth year, the event surpassed last year?s gift totals by 13% and dollars raised by nearly 12%.  Through the generosity of individuals in the region, across the nation and around the world, the…

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Amazing Raise 2014 Closeup: Greater Richmond

The Amazing Raise, A 36-hour giving marathon for Central Virginia's nonprofits, kicks off Wednesday morning September 17th at 6am and runs through 6pm on Thursday September 18th. Here?s what second year participants, Project Yoga Richmond has planned for this year: - A 36-hr. YogaThon ? anyone is invited to stop by the studio and experience the many benefits…

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