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Dedicated to its mission of supporting arts programs at mental health and arts organizations, the foundation is establishing an Artist in Residence (AIR) program called Nathaniel’s Place.

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Thank YOU to all our Supporters

imageLooking back on 2009, the entire staff and board of The NAAF wish to thank the individuals, foundations and organizations that made donations to the foundation’s work on behalf of the mentally ill.  Without your support, NAAF would not be able to fulfill its mission. THANK YOU, AGAIN AND AGAIN.

Friday, November 20, 2009

NAAF Founder Addresses ACLAIMH Conference

Jennifer Ayers-Moore introduced and answered questions following the screening of “The Soloist” at the Association for Community Living Agencies in Mental Health’s (ACLAIMH) 30th Annual Conference. ACLAIMH is the trade association for New York State’s agencies that provide residential services to individuals with mental illness and developmental disabilities.  Topics on the theme, “Everyday Heroes,” were presented.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Nathaniel Receives Award at AMTA Conference

Nathaniel wins the American Music Therapists Association’s (AMTA) coveted “Songs from the Heart” award for exemplifying the power of music.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Local Churches Screen “The Soloist”

With effective Homeless Ministries, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta and its partner church, Hillside Presbyterian in Decatur, screened “The Soloist” in November. Jennifer Ayers-Moore participated in the event, sharing her family’s experiences dealing with Nathaniel’s mental illness and recounting how mental illness contributed to his homelessness.  Ayers-Moore emphasized the importance of working with organizations that provide residential housing for the homeless and encouraged the churches to continue their commitment to STOP STIGMA!

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