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Photo credit: With Love Grace Anne Photography ArtStart 2019 was great night out for PIC families, alumni, & friends! Together, we raised over $40,000 to give more families the chance to send their children to PIC with tuition assistance. Guests admired over 200 children's masterpieces and bid on...
Here are a few things to know to make your evening more enjoyable! Start in the Small Gym Your first stop of the night will be the Small Gym to pick up your name tag, program and bid number. Child Care for ArtStart Upon arrival, please proceed directly to the Small Gym at 5:30 pm. If you stop in the...
Thank you to everyone who was able to came out to help us get ready for ArtStart and do some clean-up around campus. FIVE TONS of sand shoveled and dumped sandbox. Yes, five tons! Plus, over 200 pieces of art mounted. Outdoor space cleaned up, and more.
We are so grateful for these local businesses that signed on as 2019 ArtStart Sponsors. Their support is giving more of Philadelphia's young children and their families the chance to have high quality early learning and school-age experiences. The Forman Family Foundation Jeff "City" Block STARR...
We are so excited for a great night at ArtStart 2019! If you were unable to purchase a ticket, consider making a donation to the event. Don't you believe that all children deserve a high quality start, regardless of zip code? Your gift will support tuition assistance, helping more families who are...
BYOB...bring your own basket, along with items to the Wrap Up Party. Reps from each classroom will bring their baskets and items to the A-Z Room from 5 - 6:30 pm to get them ready for ArtStart. The way your basket looks impacts how well it will sell. Cellophane, ribbon, and other supplies provided.
​We will meet in the Small Gym (Spruce) at 9 am. Get to know other families, help get classrooms and grounds in tip-top shape, get the chapel ready for ArtStart, and get some PPP. To sign up, please email Facilities Manager Julie Wesenberg at jwesenberg@parentinfantcenter.org. Let us know if you...
We need drivers to pick up these from these STARR spots on Thursday, October 24 and deliver food donations to PIC NO LATER THAN 5 pm! Pick one or take them all! Alma de Cuba (16th & Walnut)– Beef Picadillo Empanadas El Rey (20th & Chestnut) – Chips, Guacamole, Salsa Parc (Rittenhouse Square) –...
Don't miss the chance to bid on these amazing silent auction items at ArtStart 2019! Watch the Eagles take on the Giants with two box suite tickets for December 9 game at 8 pm at the Linc. Watch the 76ers take on the Cavaliers on Nov. 12 with two tickets to the game. Breakfast with the Phanatic...
At PIC's Fall Family Festival we celebrated the season with lots of fun outdoor activities, including a water-filled sensory table, DIY leaf crowns, pumpkin exploration, music making, hay bales for climbing and jumping, and much more!