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VRTAS Fundraiser, Thursday, June 11th

You are cordially invited to join Vancouver Recovery Through Art Society for our Fundraising Launch Party.

 

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Join us for our launch on June 11 where we will reveal our first awareness video and fundraising platform to support initiatives that create recovery from addictions and mental illness through arts!!! We would love to see you there!

RSVP at fundraising.vrtas@gmail.com. Be quick!

Jun 13

Unique Vancouver Art Program Temporarily Saved by Anonymous Donors

LINK  By Scott McLean  Global News Clients of a unique art program, put on the chopping block last month by Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), are now breathing a sigh of relief. The Art Studios Program, aimed at helping people with mental health and addiction issues has been run by VCH for the past decade, but after the latest round of …

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Jun 13

Video: Veteran Mental Health Art Program Under Threat

LINK VANCOUVER SUN JUNE 9, 2014   A look at Arts Studios a Vancouver Coastal Health community health unit in Vancouver that provide beginner and intermediate classes to people with a mental health diagnosis, the program’s objective is to encourage growth and recovery through participation in art. The Art Studios lost funding from Vancouver Coastal Health …

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Jun 13

Haven for Hundreds with Mental Illness at Risk of Closing without Secure Funding (with Video)

Link – Former and current clients of East Vancouver’s Art Studios are trying to come up with the $370,000 a year to keep centre open BY ERIN ELLIS, VANCOUVER SUN JUNE 9, 2014

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