Cohen, Perry Weiner, Visual AIDS, Hostos Community College Department of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, and Materials for the Arts
. Special thanks for their constant support and encouragement to Juanita Lanzo, BCA Grant Administrators Sabrina Cedeno, Lydia Clark and Sharon Little, and Charlie Vazquez, Director of The Bronx Writers Center.
Stops along the way included Materials for the Arts and Build It Green.
Innovative set designers, friendly junkyard operators, organizations such as SHHHH Salvage Projects, Build It Green and Materials for the Arts.
Swig Equities is pleased to announce its participation in helping the non-profit organization, Materials for the Arts (MFTA), by donating gently-used furniture and other excess materials throughout their portfolio through a newly created furniture donation program, an ongoing program that is expected to provide additional furnishings in the coming weeks and months.
Swig Equities has partnered with Materials for the Arts, a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and has completed numerous furniture donations: to date over 230 office chairs, seven bookcases, five file cabinets, and ten platforms have been donated to several non-profit organizations.
The donated chairs already have supported a variety of NYC public agencies (Juvenile Justice, Parks & Recreation), small arts groups and social and health community organizations," said Harriet Taub, director of Materials for the Arts.
Materials for the Arts
[(718) 729-3001] collects and distributes used arts/crafts items and office supplies to arts organizations, schools and hospitals in need.
Artist Mike Bidlo of New York, founder of New York City's Materials for the Arts, has reintroduced me to an ethic of using recycled materials in a time when flagrant waste seems to be everywhere.
New York City's Materials for the Arts got a major boost when public advertising space was made available.
They assist the American Cancer Society with its Daffodil Day, and they encourage members to donate reusable and recyclable goods and office equipment to Materials for the Arts
, a joint program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Department of Sanitation.