“Among the distribution is $7,500 for ArtVan’s Art Therapy of Sagadahoc Androscoggin, Cumberland and York counties … We’re honored to make bold investments in innovative programs that will help address the disproportionate burden of care work, as well as unprecedented increases in violence, substance use, unemployment and financial insecurity,” said Kimberly Crichton, executive director of the Maine Women’s Fund, in a news release.”​

ArtVan is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that accepts tax-deductible donations. Check Donations are always welcome because there are zero processing fees.

The Mix on Maine in Brunswick is a drop-off location! Visit The Mix’s website for current hours.


Our art materials come from a variety of sources, like bulk online orders, local donations, and household items that can be repurposed. 
If ordering from Amazon is more convenient, please consider using Amazon Smile. A % of sales goes towards a charity of your choice. ArtVan is listed!

Thanks to Mockingbird Bookshop at you can shop ArtVan journals year-round. Each journal is uniquely different and all proceeds support ArtVan programs. 

We’re looking for volunteers to help source, fold, & bind in the journal-making process. Sound fun? Give us a shout!


Head to Don’s Redemption Center on 786 Middle St. and tell them you’d like to donate your deposit to ArtVan.  If you use CLYNK, click on the donations tab in your online account and search for ArtVan.

Recycling, re-purposing, and keeping supplies affordable not only reduces what goes to the landfill, but also inspires a sense of wholeness, creativity, and opportunity to tap into our imaginations!”