Upstream Arts participant and Teaching Artist

Upstream Arts participant and Teaching Artist working with visual prompts during a class in partnership with Lifeworks (photo: Matt Guidry)



On November 17, Give to the Max Day kicked off our annual Fall Fund Appeal – and you’ve already given over $4,000 toward building a more connected & inclusive world!

HUGE THANKS to the many generous individuals who have made contributions over the past month: Jennifer Aspengren, Jolene Thibedeau Boyd, Andrew Boyer, Chellie and Christopher Brown, Christine Brown, Paul Brown, Mary and Bob Carey, Ann Casey, Kathleen Cobb, Jeff and Merri Brewer Crain (For Matt, Julie, Caleb, and Lillian), Betsy Davies, Michelle Dickerson, Nils Dybvig and Michele Braley, Jean Echternacht, Jessica Finney, Sheryl Furness, John Gamoke and Emily Chrysler, Phyllis A. Genest, Rich and Phyllis Genest-Stein, Ron Goldstein and Susan Freeberg, Bob Goodfellow, Kelsye Gould, David and Jackie Guidry, Drucie Haddock, Carmen and David M. Harris, Alice and Eddie Henson, Rachel Jendrzejewski and Theo Goodell, Steven and Liza Leigh Kiwus (In honor of Chloe Kiwus), Alyssa Klein, Katie Knutson, Justin Lansing, Nina LeSaout, Norah Long, Dan Lori, Marilyn Maas, Chrissie and Brian Mahaffy, Joe Mailander, Alicia Marchioni, Chris Martin, Lindsay and Tim Mason, Ann Mavis, Carol McCormick, Mary McEathron, Karen Moe, Joan Morris, Marilyn Mounger, Therese O’Connors, Natasha Pestich, Sarah Peters, Suzanne and Bob Pitsor, Chris Rodman and Anna Barrett, Sue Scott (In honor of my sweet brother David), Anthony and Sally Sexton, Douglas and Donna Sieplinga (In memory of Dob and Gay Sieplinga), The Graham Smith Team at Keller Williams Realty, Gillian Spence, Rebecca Stewart, Madge Thorsen, Jonathan Townsend, Christel Vestal, Nancy Waldoch and John Bueche, Michael and Martha Wilson, Michael Witzany, plus 3 anonymous supporters.

If you haven’t already, there’s still plenty of time between now and December 31 to make a 2016 tax-deductible donation to Upstream Arts toward our big goal for the year of raising $100,000 by June 30 – and remember, November 29 is Giving Tuesday, a major national day of giving for which is waiving all platform fees (and in fact, they’re waiving fees for the rest of the year thereafter)! Click here to make a gift to Upstream Arts on Razoo right now.


November 29 is Giving Tuesday!


Click here to learn about additional ways to support Upstream Arts. As always, we’re so grateful for your belief and support. Thank you for all that you do!