Brilliant Detroit and Mint Artists Guild to deploy at least 5,000 creative learning supply kits at no cost for Detroit families to use during this quarantine.A donation of $10 will make a big difference during this time of urgent need and will provide a family with educational resources for 3 weeks. If we successfully reach our fundraising goal we will be able to provide Detroit families with 3,000 more creative learning supply kits!
Due to COVID-19, schools have been closed and students are now home for a minimum of 3 weeks. Children are no longer receiving formal education and Detroit families lack educational resources while their children are home.
Arts & Scraps is partnering with These kits will relieve stress and anxiety for families while providing creative stimulation and educational exercises for children.
Arts & Scraps uses recycled industrial scraps to help people of all ages and abilities think, create and learn.
Arts & Scraps provides hands-on learning and creative experiences through programs at our facility and throughout Southeast Michigan with an emphasis in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education. We provide a community space for creating, and operate a public store that sells recycled materials at low cost to assist all economic levels.
We provide recycled materials for minimal cost to 3,300 organizations/classrooms annually, impacting 275,000 children while helping the environment by finding ways to reuse those materials.
We connect the private and educational sectors by recruiting and recycling 28 tons of material.
We provide 12 educational programs for groups and individuals, ranging across all age groups.
We maintain scholarship funds so we can serve our target audience, under-served children.
We travel throughout the Detroit area bringing programs and field trips to those who can’t visit our facility, using the Scrap Mobile.
We inspire community involvement with volunteers contributing 10,000 hours annually.
We involve people of all abilities; providing service learning for 115 Individuals with disabilities weekly.