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Theater Camp – This is Good Stuff!

Each year as part of our Camp Series, Free Arts brings together 40 teenagers from local foster care group homes, shelters and treatment centers to share their stories of resilience and heartbreak and their hopes for the future.


Rebekah

Rebekah Length of volunteering (years): 1 How did you first get involved with FA: I found the organization when I was looking for groups to donate the foster care tax credit to. I had been looking for a non-profit to

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Lance

Lance Length of volunteering (years): 1.5 How did you first get involved with FA: As a volunteer Why Mentor: Because I relate to kids dealing with turbulent upbringing/experiences What do you look forward to: All the positive energy, and those

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Jalen

When Jalen arrived at her first Free Arts Day at the Phoenix Art Museum, she had shut herself off from those around her. After resisting our efforts to encourage her participation in the day’s art activity, we partnered the teenager with Sara, a volunteer, so they could talk together.


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