VAPA Foundation to Distribute Nearly $400,000 in Art Supplies to Local Schools
More than 30 schools to benefit from generous donation
WHEN: Wednesday, October 19th at TK
WHERE: Creative and Performing Media Arts (CPMA) Middle School
5050 Conrad Ave, San Diego, CA 92117
WHAT: The VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) Foundation has received a large in-kind donation of art supplies and will be distributing them to 60 teachers in the San Diego Unified School District. The supplies include dozens of paint brushes, canvases, paint sets, oil pastels, and paint pads. The generous donation is valued to nearly $400k worth of supplies and will benefit more than 30 schools.
WHY: VAPA is dedicated to promoting the arts within San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD). This recent donation helps art teachers throughout the county who are in need of updated supplies. Teachers from underserved schools had the first pick of the donations.
Contact: Vince Heald, Beck Ellman Heald, firstname.lastname@example.org, (858) 717-1000
About The VAPA Foundation
The VAPA Foundation is a local San Diego nonprofit whose mission is to increase access to and enhance the quality of arts education in the San Diego Unified School District. The VAPA Foundation believes that an education infused with the arts transforms the lives of young people. By using data, VAPA targets its programs to schools that demonstrate the most need. Often collaborating with local artists and organizations to bridge the gap between them and SDUSD through its programs. They have served 105,793 students and supported 260 teachers. For more information visit: https://vapafoundation.org/