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Art Explorers at BronxWorks Jackson Avenue


Art Explorers at BronxWorks Jackson Avenue

Illuminate your Monday evening with the crayon spectrum and help bring arts activities to children in this transitional housing shelter. Volunteers will assist with various arts and craft activities aimed at cultivating creative thinking and problem solving for youth.

No previous experience in the arts is required but fantastical thinkers and scissor wizards are highly encouraged to attend.



BronxWorks is one of the largest social service agencies serving the Bronx; more than 37,500 people are affected by their work each year. Their mission is to help individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, they feed, shelter, teach and support people throughout the community. BronxWorks focuses on immigrants, homeless individuals and families, people impacted by HIV/AIDS, and adults making the transition from welfare to work. BronxWorks operates 28 offices throughout the borough, and helps to maintain several family shelters.