Camilla F., a 14-year-old DISD student said, “The only creative thing I did in middle school was doodle on the sides of my papers. Now, after discovering my passion for sculpting during Dallas Spark! Summer Camps, I can further develop my creativity at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.” Teachers rave about the creative educational … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Spark!
According to Spark! Director of Operations Kelly Thomas, “Have creative kids? Looking for a cool space to cool off? Your creative adventure starts at Spark! Explore a 6,000-foot Climb, Crawl, Slide Sculpture including a shipwreck, Chinese dragon and 200 square feet of spider web netting. Engage with pop-up activities, a giant light bright, web-enabled photo booth, virtual … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Summer Pitch: Spark!
According to Spark! President and CEO Beverly Davis, Spark! is a non-profit organization on a mission to ignite the Spark of creativity inherent in all children. Since opening its doors in June 2015, Spark! has served more than 7,500 children, 45 percent from low income homes. By the age of 16, children decide if they are creative or not. If they identify as a creative … [Read more...] about MySweetWishList: Spark!
Believe it or not, North Texas is heading warp speed from this week’s wet and humid conditions to next week’s dry and summer heat. To better survive this transition, how about a thought of cooler times? For instance, remember back in 2013 when Neiman Marcus Downtown’s windows were a holiday showcase with crawl tubes for munchkins to explore, while people on the sidewalk watched … [Read more...] about Neiman Marcus Downtown’s Crawl Tubes Have Found A New Home-Sweet-Home With Spark!
“As you may know, North Texas Giving Day 2014 raised $26.3 million in support of local nonprofit organizations. It’s remarkable to think about the sheer impact that kind of financial support has on our community. “I’m here to share a smaller tale. Spark! is a brand new non-profit children's venue -- a place where kids in second grade through high school can interact with … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Spark!