Join us as we Create From the HeART!
Create from the Heart is an annual showcase held in Queens NY featuring a live band, professional and emerging creative artists and friends old and new coming together to raise funds and awareness to the need for Organ Donation Registration. The event supports efforts made by the AJ Project to connect creative artists to critical issues and causes. We pay homage to its namesake AJ Perrelli as an artist and organ donor and honor those who gave the gift of life as well as received. This event is open to the public and Family friendly. Jan 26th - 2-6 pm in Astoria, NY. Suggested donation $75. Event Sponsorships and raffle/auction donations accepted now. Live entertainment, buffet meal and cash bar.
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Enjoy Live music, song and dance, auctions and raffles. Need more info? contact Christine@4theajproject.org
Proceeds benefit The AJ ProjectWHENJanuary 26, 2019 at 2pmWHEREAstoria World Manor
25-22 Astoria Blvd
Astoria, NY 11102
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Produced by Christine Perrelli
Directed by: Anthony & Michael Perrelli
January 27, 2018 - Astoria World Manor, Astoria NY
On January 27, 2018 over 200 guest came to the second annual AJ Project friend raiser to celebrate the arts and honor AJ Perrelli's legacy as a performer and as an organ donor.
Sponsors: Live it Up - LiveonNY - Zambrano Productions - The AstorRoom
Sponsor, Donna Drake, interviews our founder Christine Perrelli about The AJ Project and Create From the Heart.
Our guest were entertained by talent from Broadway shows, the movies and and up and amazing emerging artists.
Top Left: Anthony Perrelli, Drew Seely, Amy Pffrath, Ally Carlson, Christian Musto, Eric Schuett, James Harkness, Christine Perrelli, Kitty Perrelli Left bottom row: Nick Perrelli, Christina Neubrand, Owen Tabaka and Michael Perrelli Not pictured: Photographers: Charlie Kaye and Sam Joseph
SUBJECTS OF THE QUEEN
Ty Tuschen, Guitar - Jacob Fjeldheim, Piano
Amy Rivard - Singer, Georgia Weber - Bass, Andy Mac - Drums
The AJ Project brings awareness to the need for organ donors. In 2013 AJ Perrelli was one of only 239 donors in the greater New York Area*
The greater New York area including Westchester, Nassua and Suffolk counties has the lowest organ donation rate in the country. It is listed as 50th in the nation with Puerto Rico being the only one lower. Christine Perrelli met Donna McKenna through her work in the arts with The AJ Project. When they met she had no idea that her husband Tim was on the waiting list for a life saving Kidney. In 2017 Tim received a donor kidney all the way from Chicago. The AJ Project is proud to bring you their story.
Friends new and old come to support The AJ Project.
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- AJP Sponsored 2017-18 Boys & Girls Cub Film Art and Media Program -
- More Event Photos -
- A letter from our Founder -Read more
Can you help me raise 3K4AJ?
#3K4AJ can be accomplished by donating here or as easily as committing to be one of 10 people to set a goal to crowd-fund with a goal of $300 each. Set up your own page by logging into the website and volunteering to fundraise, cut and paste the last paragraph of this post if you like and add your WHY?
To reach the last hurdle before we can start with programs! We need your help to raise $3000 for some filing fees and insurance and then we can start our programming. We have come so far and this final hurdle will give us the legal requirements covered!!!!
The AJ Project is a non-profit, 501(c)3 arts organization with a mission to make “Adulting” easier for creative people. Our goals are to connect artists with resources that will support their choice to keep the arts in their lives. We offer fiscal sponsorship as well as develop opportunities to create, cultivate and curate their artistic passions.