Art-based self-expression can be a powerful tool for facilitating emotional release and promoting healing. Discover how Stars of HOPE can be used as a tool for self-care and support for individuals impacted by trauma. Learn how art-based self-expression can help individuals connect with their emotions and find a sense of peace and clarity. Join us in creating messages of hope and love through our Stars of HOPE program and experience the healing power of art for yourself.
Social Healing is a phrase used to describe the work we do. But what exactly does that mean? We’ll explain it, using examples from the organizations and people who make up the movement.
Pulse, Orlando, and the tragedy that followed transformed Josh Garcia from nightclub operations director to a man on a mission for hope. This is his story.
At Stars of HOPE, our mission is simple – help survivors of tragedies heal their emotional trauma. We do this by sending them handmade stars, made by people like you, with messages of hope and love.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On Saturday August 31, 2019, between Midland and Odessa Texas taking the lives of seven and injuring at least twenty-five others. All too often families and communities are left with the feeling of being forgotten. You can help lift the spirits of the devastated communities through messages of hope and the healing power of […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On the morning of August 4, 2019, the community of Dayton, OH and the nation were shaken at the core. A second mass shooting within twenty-four hours took ten lives as twenty-seven others were injured and leaving many more impacted by a senseless act of violence. You can help lift the spirits of the devastated […]
On the morning of August 3, 2019, the community of El Paso, TX and the nation were shaken at the core by a mass shooting. 22 lives were taken as 24 were injured and many more impacted by a senseless act of violence. With Stars of HOPE, you can help lift the spirits of the […]
Farmers throughout Nebraska and Iowa had little time to respond to the floodwaters that rushed over their lands last week, so many left their livestock and last year’s harvest behind. This has been the worst flooding in 50 years. Now as they see their familiar landscape destroyed, discover how much they have lost, staying in […]
On March 4, 2019, powerful tornadoes plowed through Lee County in Alabama and killed at least 23 people and left a path of destruction that looked “as if someone had taken a blade and just scraped the ground,” the county sheriff said Monday. It appears that some people had only a five-minute warning Sunday afternoon […]
January 3, 2019 | By Stephanie Wray, ATR-P, LMHC Intern Every year at the annual conference of the American Art Therapy Association, attendees are invited to create artwork in the open studio — a wonderful way to step back and process during the intensive days of learning. At the 2018 conference held in Miami, attendees were invited to […]