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What is heARTS?

Welcome to heARTS!  We are an organization that was founded by kids, for kids.  Our mission is simple:  we want to make sure all kids have access to the arts.

The Latest News

heARTS founder recognized at the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Program!

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300 Cassidy Avenue

Lexington, KY 40502

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HeARTS Founder Recognized as Recipient of the TeenNick Halo Award!

Meet Virginia Newsome: She's an Oklahoma City University drama student with a passion for musical theatre and arts advocacy. As the founder of heARTS, a non-profit based in Kentucky, Virginia has turned her love of performing into an organization that helps schools and communities restore and create fine arts programs. Talk about star power! Check out our interview with our HALO Effect honoree for September, and get inspired by Virginia's awesome work! 

HeARTS would like to thank the following for conducting heARTS projects recently
  • David Einfeldt Chamber Music Seminar. Hartford, CT

  • HOBY World Leadership Congress Chicago, IL

  • Mikki Spangler. Lompoc, CA

  • OCULeads, Oklahoma City University. Oklahoma City, OK

  • SCAPA Bluegrass. Lexington, KY

  • Distinguished  Young Women of Kentucky Program

  • General Federation of Women's Clubs State of Delaware

  • KY HOBY State Seminar

  • Savannah Lambert, Scott County High School, Georgetown, KY

If you or an organization you are involved with would like to conduct a heARTS project, contact us at Together we will figure out a great project that you can do!



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