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A shout out to Art 4 A Purpose, a similar organization like us. empowering children and their communities to recognize child abuse and get help through art.

Art 4 a Purpose invites the community to view its annual Cake Decorating, Coloring and Art Contest on display at CoMMA through Thursday, June 28. The organization is using the event to further its mission of using the arts to raise awareness of child abuse.  Artists, photographers, writers and coloring artists from across Burke County, NC have submitted works that seek to educate the public of the trauma of child abuse and the need for preventative efforts.

The exhibit can be viewed anytime during CoMMA’s regular business hours. CoMMA is located at 401 S. College St. in Morganton, NC and can be reached at 828-433-7469.

Art 4 a Purpose is located at 3522 Baptist Camp Road in Connelly Springs NC and can be reached at or 828-475-2881. For more information, visit .

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