Group using art to end homelessness in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – People around Raleigh collected art Saturday morning for a good cause.
Clark’s Promise held its benefit, Colors!2 Art Show & Sale, in the 2700 block of Saint Mary’s Street Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features more than 40 local artists and more than 250 pieces of art.
The volunteer organization is working to fight homelessness in the Triangle by providing funding to groups who are working on the streets with the homeless population.
“It’s a beautiful way of bringing beauty to what might seem a dark subject of homelessness,” co-chair of Colors!2, Jan Floyd said.
Clark’s Promise honors Clark Grew who died in 2009 when he fell asleep on the wheel while on his way to visit his brother.
His family and friends says the 23-year-old had a big heart for social justice.
With this event, loved ones and organizers hope to keep Grew’s passion for