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Tuesday, January 24th

                                                                                                                          January 24, 2017

Debbie James

VOA Brunetti Lofts


On behalf of the Volunteers of America Denver Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, we would like to recognize Debbie James for this quarter’s Volunteer Spotlight.

The Community Room at the Brunetti Lofts, a provider of transitional housing, comes alive the 2nd Tuesday of every month with an artistic flair.  For the children 9 years of age and older the evening “art club is a special time for unlocking the elements of art theory and imagination under the direction of Debbie James. 

Each student joining the club reaps from Debbie’s generosity and is issued an art kit packed with goods she has purchased, such as markers, crayons, glue, pencils, paint brushes and more.  Art journals are also made available. With these items in hand, inspiration between meetings is fostered for many different projects. When asked how art benefits children and teens, Debbie’s finds that building confidence and opening the mind to new possibilities and perspectives rank high.

She is patient and kind-always willing to go the extra mile for her students.  Because of Debbie’s kindness and dedication, the lives of the youth who call Brunetti Lofts home have been enriched.  The RSVP program thanks Debbie, for sharing her skills and works-of -heART.


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