We are an arts org.
We bring professional and emerging artist together to raise funds and awareness to important critical issues and causes.
We champion the importance of organ donor registration. Why? #4AJ
501(c)3 not for profit
Click Here to watch The Create from the Heart Dance. This dance was inspired by a recording of AJ Perrelli's heartbeat taken just hours before he gave the gifts of life through organ donation.
Music by Jarvis Green - Choreography by Kerry Ann McManus
Co- Founder Christine Perrelli speaks with Donna Drake giving her Why?
LIVE LIFE GIVE LIFE Video/ AJP Produced for Create from the Heart Campaign
Why The AJ Project? The simple answer is #4AJ.
When AJ passed away a fund was set up to help with his burial costs. After all was done there was $800 still in the account. AJ's mother promised that any remaining money would be put into a fund for the arts in honor of AJ. The AJ Project was born.
This project exists as an extension of our namesake AJ Perrelli's love of creating and connecting those who create. AJ was a professional dancer, singer, actor and stage performer who passed away at the young age of 26. His final casting call was as an organ donor. Because of AJ both in life and after his death people world wide were inspired to pursue their passions for the the arts and also sign up as organ donors.
How can you help?
- Become a part of our community of artists and supporters. Contact [email protected]
- Apply to sit on our board of directors or advisory council- send inquiries to [email protected]
- Donate money, raffle items for our annual event, time, talent and your friends lists!
- Create an event to benefit the TAJP or have a house party and invite your friends to learn more about The AJ Project
Like AJ, The AJ Project is a cheerleader, fundraiser, networker and supporter to the creative arts community. Because of AJ, our project fuels the passions of emerging artists by providing support, friendship, tools and resources while creating content and awareness for important causes.
The AJ Project is dedicated to the memory of Anthony "AJ" Perrelli (AJ's story)
August 5, 1987 - October 16, 2013
The AJ Project is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial donation.