Charity for August 21-27: Artists First

Charity for August 21-27: Artists First

With our self-pour concept, there is no need to tip. We pay our employees a living wage so that they do not depend on a tipping system. Any tips offered at checkout are given to a local charity that changes weekly.

Artists First is a nonprofit organization that provides aspiring artists of all abilities access to quality materials, expansive studio space, respectful guidance, and a friendly, supportive community.

At Artists First, individuals are offered a platform to grow through creative self-expression socially, intellectually and emotionally. Artists First’s open studio programs promote arts, community involvement, education and wellbeing for adults with disabilities, youth with and without disabilities and current and former Armed Service members.

Using a creative approach genuine community integration, personal and financial growth of disenfranchised individuals is furthered.