Sweet Sunday Pumpkins and Primrose Event Brings Community Together to Benefit The Sonder Project

Sweet Sunday Pumpkins and Primrose Event Brings Community Together to Benefit The Sonder Project

Tropical storms did not dissuade families or volunteers from Abrakadoodle Northwest Florida from taking part in a special event called Sweet Sunday: Pumpkins and Primrose, which took place Sunday, October 20 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Hosted by The Henderson, a Salamander Beach Resort & Spa, the event helped raise money for The Sonder…

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Bringing the Arts Alive in Prince William County

Bringing the Arts Alive in Prince William County

When the arts come alive in a community, everyone benefits, and thanks to Eileen Moore and her dedicated teaching team, the visual arts are blooming. Since establishing Abrakadoodle of Prince William County, Virginia in July 2015, Eileen and her talented team have demonstrated how to run a vibrant educational program while giving back in the…

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Abrakadoodle Art Teachers Team-Up to Transform Special Needs Center

Abrakadoodle Art Teachers Team-Up to Transform Special Needs Center

“I believe that art is important, beautifying the world around us,” remarked Veronica Jones, Art Teacher, Abrakadoodle of Prince William County. She took the lead in a special project to transform a space for children and adults with special needs. “A colorful, welcoming space can help spark creativity and beckon children to learn,” Ms. Jones…

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Harvesting Good in the Neighborhood: Abrakadoodle Celebrates Fall with Arts for All

Harvesting Good in the Neighborhood: Abrakadoodle Celebrates Fall with Arts for All

Autumn is a celebration of bounty, as trees gracefully show off nature’s artful transition from leaves of green to gilded shades of gold, bronze and reds. For Abrakadoodle, fall is a time to welcome students back to school and arts education, and it is another season to give back. As a champion for children’s art…

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NEWS: Dawna and Al Kelly Expand Footprint to Include All of Detroit, Michigan

NEWS: Dawna and Al Kelly Expand Footprint to Include All of Detroit, Michigan

Sterling, VA, May 11, 2018 – Dawna and Al Kelly, owners/directors of Abrakadoodle of Wayne County, MI, have expanded their territory to include all of Detroit, as well as neighboring suburb Grosse Pointe. They join a growing number of multi-unit owners within the award-winning Abrakadoodle franchise system. Dawna and Al Kelly of Canton in 2017…

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Abrakadoodle Raleigh Helps Carying Place Children Express How ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Abrakadoodle Raleigh Helps Carying Place Children Express How ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Glinda the Good Witch made it sound so easy. “Tap your heels three times and think – there’s no place like home.”  For homeless families working with the Carying Place, finding a permanent, sustainable home is a long journey. This journey can be particularly arduous for children. The Carying Place has helped families with a…

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Army Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Finds Joy in Giving Back

Army Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Finds Joy in Giving Back

“I want to give back to my community,” stated Eric Cohn just one year ago this month upon acquiring his Abrakadoodle art education franchise business that provides creative art programs at schools and community sites in San Antonio. Fast forward and Eric this month launched free art classes to benefit children at Haven for Hope…

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