It's been a busy winter for Hope Creates in the local media. First, Kathie and some recovering artists were interviewed on KPLR's Pulse St. Louis: Then, the program was highlighted in a recent feature in West Newsmagazine. So grateful to get the opportunity to spread the word!
Exhibitors Use Art to Fight the War Against Drug and Alcohol Addiction ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 25, 2018 — Local teens and young adults will gather Sunday, Oct. 21, at .ZACK to display their artistic talents, ranging from paintings and metal smithing to pottery and original music. Besides their wares, these budding artists also hope to promote a message they’ve all come to believe: creating art is more fun than addiction. The art show participants are all recovering addicts, once bound by the opioid, drug and alcohol epidemic that is sweeping the country. The statistics are staggering. According to NCADA,...
Thanks to KMOV for visiting our Fall Exhibition and pulling together this wonderful piece on the organization and the young artists involved. Click through below to watch the video on KMOV.com.
Hope Creates founder Kathie Thomas took to the airwaves yesterday to share the mission of the organization. First on Fox 2 St. Louis (as seen above) and then on KPLR Channel 11, Kathie shared the art of sobriety with the aim to help alleviate the opioid crisis here in St. Louis.