United Cerebral Palsy of Suffolk is awarding Splashes of Hope with a Life Without Limits Award for our work on their mural project which was completed last month. From July 11-22, Splashes of Hope painted the mural at UCP of Suffolk’s Childrens Center, which was the largest mural Splashes of Hope has created to date.
The team of staff and volunteer artists spent 10 twelve-hour days in the facility’s playroom, a former school gymnasium, painting each of the four gigantic walls with a mural of a different season. Each season features the Childrens Center’s mascot, the Honey Bear.
Below are images of the process Splashes of Hope went through to produce this beautiful and cheerful artwork. While painting, the artists were visited by the young students of the facility, who frequently assisted in the painting process.
The Life Without Limits Award will be presented to Founder & Executive Director Heather Buggee and Board of Trustees President Brian Yudewitz at UCP of Suffolk’s Gala Dinner Dance on October 28th, 2011 at Flowerfield in St. James, NY. More details can be found here.
The Mission of United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk is to Advance the Independence, Productivity, and Full Citizenship of People with Cerebral Palsy and other Disabilities.
The Children’s Center is in the forefront of Early Intervention, Preschool, and School Age programming, serving approximately 100 infants and children with disabilities annually. The Center is a designated MOVE (Mobility Opportunity Via Education) charter model site and boasts other specialty programs such as a feeding program – Food Exploration And Sensory Techniques (F.E.A.S.T.), and assistive technology services. The Children’s Center continues to introduce new and innovative programs designed to meet the needs of Long Island’s children and their families. Visit The Children’s Center at www.thechildrenscenter-ucp.org
This mural project was sponsored by attendees of Splashes of Hope’s 2011 Annual Gala and Art Auction in Sayville, NY. Sponsors included:
Theresa M. Santmann
The Estee Lauder Companies
Dawn L. Hargraves
Edward J. Nitkewicz
Dorothy M. Bagnato, CPA
The Honorable. Robert Ross
Kushnick & Associates, PC