COMMUNITY

Patrick Bancel gives back to the community some of his artwork for fund raising. he also gives performances with live painting

– Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle

– Furniture Sharehouse benefit for free furniture to economically disadvantaged individuals and families in NY

– Live auction benefit for people with developmental disabilities  richmondcommserv.org

–  Haiti Cherie Benefit La venue 608 West 28th Street, New York NY March 12th 7pm. To benefit World Hope International and other charities devoted to helping Haiti.

– The Beads of Courage and the New Netherland Institute.November 23rd, 2009 Live Auction by Sotheby’s. The Beads of Courage provide innovative, arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with serious illness, their families and the health care providers who care for them  www.beadsofcourage.org

– New York Theater Festival, Eco Friendly New York theater Festivity, June 8th to June 28th,  440 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor  (between Astor Place & East 4th Street) New York, NY  10003, US www.planetconnectionsfestivity.com We warmly encourage you to buy there since a % of the sale will go to The Climate Project www.theclimateproject.org an international non-profit founded by Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore with a mission to increase public awareness of the climate crisis.

-Community word project: www.communitywordproject.org Organization that inspires children in underserved communities to read, interpret and respond to their world and to become active citizens through collaborative arts residencies and teacher training programs

– Voice Unabridged: www.voices-unabridged.org To raise awareness about issues affecting women’s rights around the world

– ATOA: www.atoa.org The mission of Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) is to provide a forum for critical discussions in the visual arts. After over 30 years we are one of the longest running art discussions. We depend upon artists who are willing to talk about their work, and volunteer their time. ATOA is a not-for-profit corporation run by artists.

– Stoked mentoring, New York: www.stoked.org Non profit action sports organization for “at risk” youth with the mission of developing Successful Teens with Opportunity, Knowledge, Experience, and Determination through the use of action sports, mentoring, and coaching

– French American School, Westchester NEW YORK US