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Sister Kita with husband Paul and daughter Lena at LPTM Family Night
Posted on: Monday, April 14, 2014 - 15:09
By Sister Kita McCord, aka Sister Soaring Strength As chair for LPTM’s Young Professionals Council, I am very committed to the organization. I enjoy everything I do with and for LPTM. Last Wednesday...
Posted on: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 22:13
Diane Saltzman had never heard of Life Pieces To Masterpieces.  However, while reading a restaurant review of Cause in the Washington Post, the photo, which included an LPTM painting on the wall...
Posted on: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 10:22
Pepco has been a partner with Life Pieces To Masterpieces since 2004. Ten years ago, Pepco created a 4,000 square-foot exhibit space, Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery. The goal was to work with...
Posted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 18:50
I served on the board for The Catalogue for Philanthropy and it was then that I was introduced to Life Pieces To Masterpieces. Mary Brown spoke at one of our events and their work was featured in a...
Posted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 18:40
A Saturday Academy mentor, Kasim George, shares his experience about the uniqueness of Saturday Academy and its ability to break down barriers to meaningful conversation and learning.
Posted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 18:35
Maurice's Story Maurice Kie was first introduced to LPTM when he was in the fifth grade and he and his mom and younger brother Donnell moved to the Ward 7 neighborhood. The mothers and kids would...
Posted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 18:30
Lorenzo's Story Lorenzo grew up in the Kennilworth projects. At 13 years old, when he first came to Life Pieces To Masterpieces, he was a young man with a great deal of responsibility on his plate...
Posted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 18:25
Patrick's Story Patrick is taking his six-year-old son to Life Pieces To Masterpieces, a trip he can almost make in his sleep. The nonprofit that helps African American boys and young men in DC’s...
Posted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 15:38
Torrey's Story Another Life Pieces supporter turned a move from Dupont Circle in Washington, DC to the Mount Vernon neighborhood into a fundraiser for Life Pieces To Masterpieces. Torrey Lee, an IT...
Posted on: Friday, October 26, 2012 - 00:52
Andre Kearns' Story I was born and raised in Northeast Washington where Life Pieces To Masterpieces does its work. As someone who enjoys art as a hobby and as a collector, I was instantly drawn to...


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