Art event today helps local homeless

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - An art exhibit set for July 29 in Reno will benefit the local homeless community.

It will be at the Potentialist Workshop at 836 E. 2nd Street at 5p. 100% of the proceeds go to programs including VOICE (Voices of Inspiration, Courage and Empowerment) and RISE (Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality).

The night will be one of creativity and expression through the arts. Members of VOICE will share their written works about their experiences with homelessness, as well as 2D and 3D works of several local artists.

Those artists include Mike Allen, Carol Ansberry, John Blomberg, Zach Boneham, Holly Carson, Naomi Di Vine, Jessica Fry, Donald Griffin, Mirian Gomberg, Erik Holland, Lisa Lee, Nick Noyes, Stephen Popovich, Shawna Roseman, John Roscom, Sarah Thacker, Wanda Welbourn, Carrie White and Wendy Wiglesworth.