Explore The Stewpot Art Program

Uncover the stories of individuals who have participated in The Stewpot Art Program, and discover the therapeutic and rehabilitative benefits the program has on the artists through this 3 part video series. Feeling inspired? Donate to support The Stewpot Art Program today!

The Stewpot Art Program is a community outreach program serving the homeless and at-risk populations of Dallas. Established in 1995, Today it is one of the best known and most beloved programs of The Stewpot. Artists credit the program with providing a community of like-minded individuals. It’s a space where artists and volunteers can come together to promote creativity. With crisis, comes opportunity for creativity, growth and healing.
The Stewpot Art Program is designed to help individuals gain self-confidence, develop skills, and communicate through the creative process. The program provides materials, supplies and a studio space at no cost to participants. Transformation and growth take place when a person's basic needs are met and the creative spirit is nourished.
The Stewpot Art Program provides a safe and supportive environment that keeps artists engaged. Artists remain in the program for its therapeutic and rehabilitative benefits. Art class provides an escape from the daily stressors associated with being homeless. It’s a space where artists can clear their head and find enjoyment in their day. Creativity awakens the spirit and nourishes the soul.

10 Reasons to Give to The Stewpot

Our first story comes from Stewpot Artist Edwin Fuller. After a series of bad breaks, Edwin admits that he didn't know what his next move would be. That is, until he found himself at the steps of The Stewpot and was introduced to our Art Program. DISCOVER EDWIN'S STORY of transformation, watch his video...

We hope you are inspired by Edwin's story and we are excited to share all the ways in which The Stewpot is making an impact in people's lives through this storytelling journey.

If you feel impacted by the messages in these videos, we invite you to make a donation to support The Stewpot.

Our 2nd reason to give to The Stewpot comes from Adrienne Nicholson, a staff member who joined us just 2 months ago. HEAR how HER JOURNEY began with The Stewpot and why she can't imagine Dallas without us...

Meet Beverly, a member of First Presbyterian Church of Dallas and a longtime donor and supporter of The Stewpot. We asked Beverly why The Stewpot matters to her. LISTEN TO WHAT SHE HAD TO SAY...

Kimberly is a mother of 4 and says The Stewpot helps her "be a better parent." Find out how our services aid her in doing #goodmomthings HEAR HER STORY Moms like Kimberly choose The Stewpot. Help us continue to support parents in need each and every day. Schedule your donation now in honor of a deserving mom or dad.

We'd like to introduce you to Charles Piano. A client of The Stewpot for 5 years now. When we first met Charles he was living in a tent, WATCH THIS VIDEO to learn about his amazing transformation.... Another example of why The Stewpot matters! Schedule your donation to The Stewpot today and Help us continue transforming lives!

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Jane is one of our dedicated Art Program volunteers. We asked her why she keeps coming back to volunteer with The Stewpot. HERE'S WHAT SHE HAD TO SAY...and our #6 reason to Give to The Stewpot! We welcome you to help us in continuing to encourage others. Pledge your support today. Schedule your donation here: http://bit.ly/stewpotdonate

Tony is one of The Stewpot's veteran STREETZine vendors. HEAR HIM SHARE HIS STORY about how he first landed at The Stewpot... Your donations for North Texas Giving Day help to support our casework services and workforce enrichment programming. Without these valuable resources, stories like Tony's aren't possible. Schedule your donation to support The Stewpot today! http://bit.ly/stewpotdonate

Our 10 Reasons to give to The Stewpot video series continues with #8. Caseworker Mishaal says working at The Stewpot has made her a better person. Listen to her story to FIND OUT WHY... Our circumstances may separate us, but underneath we are all the same. Reach out and lend someone a helping hand today by scheduling a donation now: http://bit.ly/stewpotdonate

YOUR GIFT MATTERS!

Marisol is a recipient of our Children & Youth and Family Stabilization programming offered through The Stewpot. She shares how our programs have impacted her family on a day-to-day basis. Watch the video to HEAR MORE... Family First! We treat everyone who walks through our doors as our family; with compassion, without judgement, and with nurturing support. Would you spare a few dollars for a family member? We invite you to schedule a donation in honor of family. Donations can be scheduled NOW at: http://bit.ly/stewpotdonate

Our 10 Days of Giving video series concludes with a story from Stephanie McKee a member of The Stewpot Alliance. WATCH THE VIDEO to find out why the number 10 is significant to Stephanie's relationship with The Stewpot... Have you given today? Don't forget to schedule your donation. You can help someone take that next step forward: http://bit.ly/stewpotdonate