A young volunteer helps prepare smART Summer Kits for distribution by Art Intimacy in Raleigh, NC on June 26, 2020. Art Intimacy coordinated with Activate Good volunteers to sort and organize art supplies for the kits.
An Activate Good coordinator provides instruction at the Loading Dock in Raleigh, NC on June 26, 2020. The volunteer mission, initiated by Art Intimacy, an organization that focuses on quality arts learning experiences, was to organize art supplies into bagged kits that would encourage children to explore and learn creatively.
Art Intimacy, in conjunction with staff and vounteers from Activate Good and The Loading Dock, create smART Summer Kits to be distributed to low income youth in Raleigh, NC on June 26, 2020. The initiative was able to provide art supplies for approximately 250 youth recipients.
Natalie Chevalier, Operations Coordinator with Activate Good, helps out during a volunteer day at the Loading Dock in Raleigh, NC on June 26, 2020. Activate Good teamed up with Art Intimacy to sort art supplies for distribution to children under quarantine during the summer.
Sade Richardson, Founder and Executive Director of Art Intimacy, reviews the smARt kits being built by volunteers at the Loading Dock in Raleigh, NC on June 26, 2020. The smART kits included a variety of supplies to encourage youth to learn through art.
Volunteers pack smART Summer Kits into boxes for distribution by Art Intimacy in Raleigh, NC on June 26, 2020. Art Intimacy is a local non-profit dedicated to “curating culturally relevant, creative, and collaborative arts experiences to improve the mental and educational health of youth participants!”

Learn more about Art Intimacy and the smART Supply Drive with Activate Good.

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