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Charity of the Year

 

Trees of Hope Houston

John Palmer Art’s
2019 Charity of the Year

The John Palmer Art Gallery and Studio is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and by appointment. Please call 713-861-6726 or text 281-224-0968 to set an appointment if you would like to meet with Houston’s Artist John Ross Palmer. 

Current Charity of the Year

John Palmer Art has named Trees of Hope as its 2019 Charity of the Year. After researching and conducting interviews with numerous Houston nonprofits, John Palmer Art is incredibly excited to now select and support this thirty-year-old, grassroots organization for the entire calendar year through the raising of funds, increasing awareness and hosting events. Trees of Hope transforms lives with fundraising and outreach activities for the exclusive benefit of children’s programs at Star of Hope, Houston’s largest mission for the homeless. Just as Palmer improves the lives of artist entrepreneurs through his Escapist Mentorship Program, Trees of Hope on behalf of the Star of Hope is helping to make the promise of a better life a reality for thousands of Houstonians who struggle with the burden of homelessness.  You can learn about Trees of Hope by visiting TreesofHopeHouston.org.

Ashley Beecher (President), Allison Johnston (Secretary), John Ross Palmer, Alina Schrom (Director of Events & Donor Relations), Aimee Rodriguez (VP Special Events)

Artist John Ross Palmer says, “I am thrilled about this year’s partnership for numerous reasons.  In 2018, I was able to attend the Trees of Hope Gala where I heard personal, passionate stories about the positive impact Star of Hope has had on some of the most marginalized members of our community. Also, after an examination of statistics and equipped with the knowledge that 25% of Texas children live below the poverty line, I know that any help I can provide will be much needed and very appreciated.” Trees of Hope Director of Events & Donor Relations Alina Schrom explains, “We are so grateful for the support of such an acclaimed artist as Palmer.  I know he is going to bring focused, positive attention to our programs for moms and children.  And, as a personal fan, I absolutely cannot wait to see the art series he unveils in March that is anchored with a theme of hope.” To begin the year, Palmer’s gallery has volunteered at the annual New Year, New Shoes event and welcomed board members to the gallery for a kick-off check presentation.

If you have any questions about John Ross Palmer, his naming of Trees of Hope as his 2019 Charity of the Year or his upcoming unveiling in support of Trees of Hope, please contact Gallery Owner Ryan Lindsay at 713-861-6726 or Ryan@JohnPalmerArt.com.  Past Charity of the Year selections for John Palmer Art include Outreach United (2011), Heifer International (2012), Writers in the Schools (2013), the League of Women Voters Education Fund (2014), the Lone Star Veterans Association (2015), Houston Habitat (2016), The H.E.A.R.T. Program (2017) and the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (2018). As John Palmer Art’s 2019 Charity of the Year, Trees of Hope will be specifically honored at an art unveiling at Palmer’s gallery with a dedicated percent of sales going to the charity on Saturday, March 30th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 1218 Heights Blvd. Houston, TX 77008. For the entire week in advance of the unveiling, Palmer has pledged to donate a dedicated 25% of all gallery and online sales to Trees of Hope. During this “Trees of Hope Week,” the gallery is excited to host the organization’s Spring Luncheon and check presentation to Star of Hope CEO Hank Rush.

Historic Charities of the Year

2011
Outreach United

John Ross Palmer with the Outreach United Board

2012
Heifer International

Palmer Art Series Honoring the Mission of Heifer International

2013
Writers in the Schools

John Ross Palmer and the WITS Team

John Ross Palmer and the WITS Team

2014
The League of Women Voters Education Fund

Congressman Ted Poe, Artist John Ross Palmer and Congressman Al Green

Congressman Ted Poe, Artist John Ross Palmer and Congressman Al Green

2015
The Lone Star Veterans Association

John Ross Palmer with LVSA Executive Director Chuck Bagnato

John Ross Palmer with LVSA Executive Director Chuck Bagnato

2016
Houston Habitat for Humanity

Kate Plouvier, Allison Hay, John Ross Palmer & Angela Birch Cox

Kate Plouvier, Allison Hay, John Ross Palmer & Angela Birch Cox

2017
The H.E.A.R.T. Program

Artist John Ross Palmer with The H.E.A.R.T. Program

2018
The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

John Ross Palmer, Januari Leo and Dean Alan Dettlaff

Future Charity of the Year Opportunities

If you would like to nominate a non-profit to become a future Charity of the Year for John Palmer Art, please e-mail submissions to Palmer’s Houston Art Gallery Co-Owner Ryan Lindsay at Ryan@JohnPalmerArt.com.

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