Arts & Scraps uses recycled industrial scraps to help people of all ages and abilities think, create and learn.
What do we do?
Arts & Scraps provides hands-on learning and creative experiences through programs at our facility and throughout Southeast Michigan with an emphasis in STEM (science, technology,engineering, math) education. We provide a community space for creating, and operate a public store that sells recycled materials at low cost to assist all economic levels.
What's our impact?
We provide recycled materials for minimal cost to 3,300 organizations/classrooms annually, impacting 275,000 children while helping the environment by finding ways to reuse those materials.
We connect the private and educational sectors by recruiting and recycling 28 tons of material.
We provide 12 educational programs for groups and individuals, ranging across all age groups.
We maintain scholarship funds so we can serve our target audience, under-served children.
We travel throughout the Detroit area bringing programs and field trips to those who can’t visit our facility, using the Scrap Mobile.
We inspire community involvement with volunteers contributing 10,000 hours annually.
We involve people of all abilities; providing service learning for 115 Individuals with disabilities weekly.
Arts & Scraps is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, 38-2831910
Arts & Scraps participates in DataArts, a national database of information about the impact of arts and culture programs.