Our Mission

To promote the concept of creative art as a vehicle for expression, release, and self-renewal, regardless of artistic aptitude.

Our Purpose

To encourage participation in creative activities by providing education, workshops, and online activities to adults 18 years of age and older.

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Our Vision

Imagine a place you could visit - individually or as part of a community - to explore your own creativity free from fear of judgement or failure.

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Rob’s Hope is Renewing Hearts

Help us make our vision a reality. Join us for a workshop. Share our mission, milestones, and events with your friends and family. We want to bring Rob's Hope to life and your contributions will help to make that happen. For all of those who suffer from depression, anxiety, or a struggle to belong, please consider making a donation, or send us a message. We'd love to hear from you!

We are about to embark on a journey, and we'd love for you to join us. Together we can change lives and renew hearts.

“Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.” – Kurt Vonnegut

Updates and Blog Stories

Welcome to Take Heart, the official blog for Rob’s Hope! The launch of the Rob’s Hope website marks the culmination of five years of healing, research, work, and study that began when my son Rob died suddenly in early 2011. When your child dies much too soon, before he’s had a chance to leave his own lasting mark on the world, you feel a very real drive to do that for him. You need to ensure that although he’s gone there will … read more