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You have just entered a place that lets you see the world in pictures, through children's eyes.
The Through Children's Eyes program uses photography, writing, and the performance arts as educational tools. It teaches the children visual awareness of their community, increases communication skills, and helps them develop a sense of pride in accomplishments without competition.

Browse our Sample Images, learn more about our Through Children's Eyes, and feel free to contact us if you're interested in becoming a participant, or donor. The gallery is a permanent work in progress, so come back often.

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Through Children's Eyes, Inc. began as a volunteer outreach program for gifted and talented children in Los Angeles area schools in 1982. It was incorporated as a nonprofit, tax exempt (501 ( c ) (3) in 1984. Winifred Meiser is the founder and executive director. For a profile on Mrs. Meiser take a look at her profile on the Vista Art Foundation Website.

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The easiest way to help is to make a monetary donation below by clicking on the donate button, or contact us directly to facilitate specific donation requests or donate digital cameras, matte board, or other supplies.

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Participants in the Through Children's Eyes program receive many benefits including equipment, a sample press kit, waivers, and instructions for successfully administering a Through Children's Eyes program of their own.

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