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VICTORIA MANOR PAINT NITE

June 23

$35
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VICTORIA MANOR PAINT NITE – WORKING TO IMPROVE RESIDENTS QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH ART

On June 23rd , 2017 Victoria Manor Supportive Housing will open their doors for a Paint Nite fundraiser for their Residents. The painting supplies, food, music and more are included in the ticket price of $35.

“Residents in any of the City of Windsor’s subsidized Housing with Supports homes receive only $143.00 a month for their personal needs. Though their daily living expenses such as hygiene
products and food are covered by the homes, anything like clothing, especially big ticket items like coats and shoes, are not. It is our goal to have a small fund that we can utilize to buy coats, shoes
and other clothing items for them. Transportation costs are also a challenge for many. By assisting them with those costs, it may free them to use their $143.00 for other things that we take for
granted, like a dinner out or a movie” says Leigh Vachon, Executive Director of Victoria Manor. “This event is also meant to increase awareness of challenges facing Residents of supportive housing homes like Victoria Manor, and, by opening our doors to the public we are hoping to challenge the stigma still very much associated with mental health.”

Olga George Politis of the Henna Boutique, along with Walkerville Art Student Kat Sartori, will be demonstrating and overseeing the paintings created by the guests that evening. The guests will be
painting vibrant mandalas. Mandalas have become almost synonymous with Victoria Manor as our Residents have been colouring them therapeutically and recreationally for many years. The Henna Boutique recently finished a beautiful mandala mural in our dining room. Artists Aleksandra Wadas and Janie Milne, through Art Attack Windsor, have also created a mesmerizing mandala mural in our court yard thanks in part to a generous paint donation from Dulux Paints.

Victoria Manor is a “Housing with Supports” home that provides permanent housing and supervised care to over 110 persons with disabilities (including mental, physical and developmental), with ages ranging from young adults to seniors.

Details

Date:
June 23
Cost:
$35
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
http://VMPaintNite.Eventbrite.ca

Organizer

VICTORIA MANOR
Phone:
(519) 258-6200
Email:
executive@victoriamanor.ca
Website:
https://leighvachon.wixsite.com/mysite

Venue

Victoria Manor
759 Victoria Ave
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4N3 Canada
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Phone:
(519) 258-6200
Website:
https://leighvachon.wixsite.com/mysite

Dates and times of events are subject change. Please contact organizers to confirm details.

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