My hope is that my work brightens your day, adds beauty or positivity to our world or inspires the creativity in you. The majority of my art is created with the spirit of giving and is the way that I can best help others and make a small difference in our world.

The Hospice Foundation of America is an organization that aims to maintain or improve the quality of life during terminal illness and offer support to caregivers and family. I experienced their amazing quality of care during my dad's last weeks. hospicefoundation.org

Saving Grace Animals for Adoption has placed over 15,000 dogs into homes since 2004. They are dedicated to helping homeless animals find permanent, loving homes where they will be treated as family members for the rest of their lives. We adopted our sweet, wonderful poodle Pinot at age 10 from Saving Grace. savinggracenc.org

The Center for Reproductive Rights "envisions a world where every person participates with dignity as an equal member of society, regardless of gender."  They hope to ensure reproductive health care for women across the country and around the world and
use the power of law to advance these rights. reproductiverights.org

The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation hopes to dramatically improve the lives of those with mental illness and ultimately enable them to live full, happy and productive lives. They are the nation's top non-governmental funder of mental health research grants and invest 100% of every dollar donated into these grants. Since 1987, they have awarded more than $394 million to fund more than 5700 grants. bbrfoundation.org

 

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina fights hunger in 34 counties in NC. For every dollar donated, the Food Bank can provide $10 worth of food or five meals. foodbankcenc.org

Victory Junction enriches the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing  life-changing camp experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering in a safe environment with quality medical care. It allows chronically ill kids the chance to be kids, play, make friends and enjoy camp life. My youngest son was able to participate in this wonderful camp for his first time in 2018. victoryjunction.org