Painters for a Purpose supports the Elizabeth Stone House with new exhibit at the Arnold Arboretum. Opening reception will be Saturday June 11, 1:00pm. This is a group of South Shore artists who donate 30% of their sales from each exhibit to a local charity. For their upcoming exhibit at the Arnold Arboretum, they have chosen the Elizabeth Stone House. The opening reception will be in the Hunnewell Building at the Arboretum and is free and open to the public. There will be an Artists talk: Wednesday, June 29 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Located in Roxbury, MA, the Elizabeth Stone House is committed to countering the effects of trauma and breaking the cycles of violence and abuse—one family at a time. Through residential and community support services, the Stone House helps families heal and women reclaim control over their lives. The Stone House helps women and families rebuild their lives after experiencing domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse and other forms of trauma. The Stone House provides residential and non-residential programs, as well as an emergency shelter for those who are in immediate need.