Mercy House is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Father Jerome T. Karcher. In the last 12 months, Mercy House has helped nearly 600 individuals remain in their homes, served nearly 2,000 people at access centers, aided more than 3,600 in emergency shelter programs, transitioned more than 190 people out of temporary shelters, and facilitated permanent housing for over 400. Donate directly!
NURTUREart is a non-profit that provides exhibition opportunities and resources for emerging artists, curators, and public school students. Its educational outreach program is dedicated to nurturing the next generation with unique arts opportunities that connect practicing professionals with students and teachers. The organization has created and sponsored more than 50 shows to date, along with gallery talks, performances, and readings. NURTUREart’s online registry gives emerging artists a fully self-managed website, as well as opportunities to promote their exhibitions, and network with other artists and curators. The special events the organization sponsors bring a diverse public together to enrich understanding, challenge thinking, have fun, and form a vibrant art community. Founded in 1997, NURTUREart is located in Brooklyn, New York.
News Release: 10.15.12 No More Poverty Encourages the Creativity of At-Risk Youth Through Support of NURTUREart