Breanna’s Gift is the honored recipient of a $5,000 Community Arts Grant which will support in part our January thru August, 2019 arts programs. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Thank you to all who help make this funding possible.
Give to the Max Day 2018 was an amazing and rewarding experience. People from all over came together to support so many valued organizations and Breanna’s Gift was no exception. During this day of giving you helped raise over $29,000 in support of our arts programs for children with cancer and other serious illnesses. We are humbled by your generosity and we thank you for being such a big part of Breanna’s Gift.
This year’s drama camp led by Anne McNaughton presented a new, never seen before performance of Mary Poppins. Among our 9 cast members, were 5 children who had participated in more than one drama camp from years past. How great to have them back for the show and with so much drama camp experience under their belts, they were the pros helping the other cast members with everything from costumes and scenery, to learning lines and dances. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious may have been hard to say, but when it came to learning the dance, they did that with ease. We had rave reviews and were gratified to hear that our audience thinks each year is better than the last. We couldn’t agree more. At all of our camps, everyone is a shining star and this year was no exception.