Art

Elementary classes in Dublin carry out art projects for hospice patients

Nour Abulaiha, 9, works on an art project for inpatients at Wright Elementary School in Dublin, where fourth graders have designed hand-decorated cards and notes as part of the Seeds of Caring's Show heART program for Hospice Patients with OhioHealth.

Madi Davidson focused intensely on the sheet of paper in front of her, carefully considering what word to write next with her marker.

It wasn’t just any note the fourth year student from Wright Elementary School in Dublin was writing – the recipient was going to be a hospice patient and she wanted to make it even more special.

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“I hope it makes someone happy,” said 10-year-old Madi.

Two fourth-grade classes from Wright Elementary designed paper and cloth hearts and wrote notes that will be given to hospice patients through Seeds of Caring’s Show heART for Hospice Patients with OhioHealth.

“We truly believe in the power of kindness and the ability of children to change our world,” said Brandy Jemczura, founder and executive director of Seeds of Caring, a Columbus nonprofit group that involves children in projects. service and community development experiences.