Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2012
Los Angeles, California – Lesley Glenn, founder of Dandelion Wishes, is thankful for the support of Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, co-founders of No More Poverty. Dandelion Wishes helps the victims of violent crime and trauma to express themselves and develop self-worth through therapeutic art classes and workshops. Reaching out to those living in shelters, treatment centers, prisons, and impoverished countries, Glenn introduces hurting women and children to the healing power of art and self-expression.
“What a blessing to receive support from No More Poverty and its co-founders, the Omidi brothers,” says Lesley Glenn, founder of Dandelion Wishes. “My passion is being able to share my personal trials and triumphs with my means of healing through creative expression and art. Helping others to find hope inside themselves is incredibly rewarding. Thank you No More Poverty!”
About No More Poverty
No More Poverty (nmp.org) is a not-for-profit charity organization with a pending 501(c)3 application founded by brothers Michael Omidi, M.D. and Julian Omidi. The organization seeks to end poverty at home and abroad by supporting the efforts of like-minded charities and agencies. Current efforts are focused on increasing awareness of and donations to charities already doing great work to address poverty and its staggering effects throughout the world. The plan is to expand our activities to include fostering business development and job creation in disenfranchised areas.
Join us in the fight for No More Poverty. Suggestions for worthy partners in the fight for No More Poverty are welcome. No More Poverty does not accept monetary support, but instead encourages direct donations to the charities featured on nmp.org. For more information, please visit Facebook/nmp.org or nmp.org.
About Dandelion Wishes
Dandelion Wishes evolved from a personal story of redemption, where founder and director, Lesley Glenn discovered healing from her pain and a new passion for life through painting and self-expression. And now, that is exactly what she offers and teaches others – how to access the healing and transformative aspects of art and creativity. With a heart for social justice at all levels, Glenn uses art because it transcends all languages, cultures and economic conditions. She has taken Dandelion Wishes to impoverished children and women in Nicaragua and provides healing arts workshops in prisons, juvenile detention centers, women’s shelters, and rehabilitation centers. The organization’s current outreach efforts are focused on the San Bernardino Juvenile Detention Center and a sober-living home in Riverside County.