Making a Mark with Art

By: Kim Tarleton

September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and that also means the 25th Annual Making A Mark ® Opening Exhibit Celebration. Each year children with cancer and blood disorders and their siblings share their experience through art which is displayed in The Periwinkle Foundation’s Marking A Mark art exhibit.  I had the chance to attend the opening of the exhibit on Saturday, Sept. 12 and to see more than 350 pieces of colorful art completely covering the Auxiliary Bridge at Texas Children’s Hospital was breathtaking. Visiting with the artists was super fun and I loved seeing how proud they were of their masterpieces.

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Tingly Happiness at Periwinkle Camp

By: Kim Tarleton

It’s been years since my own camp experience, but attending Camp Periwinkle this month reminded me of the magic of summer camp. It was my first visit to Camp Periwinkle, hosted by our nonprofit client The Periwinkle Foundation every summer for children ages 7 to 15 with cancer and blood disorders who are receiving treatment at Texas Children’s Hospital. Continue reading “Tingly Happiness at Periwinkle Camp”