Beads of Courage

3230 N Dodge Blvd, Suite J
Tucson AZ  85716

Phone: (520) 344-7668

Beads of Courage

Children receive beads for every treatment procedure and milestone that they encounter. A child can tell you what every single bead on their sometimes 1,000 bead strand signifies, from blood draws, nights in the hospital to hair loss and transplant. Their beads help them tell their story and HONOR and RECOGNIZE their COURAGE.

Helping children coping with serious illness RECORD, TELL and OWN their story of COURAGE! www.beadsofcourage.org

Beads of Courage is an arts-in-medicine program that uses beads as powerful doses of narrative medicine. Beads of Courage help children coping with serious illness RECORD, TELL and OWN their stories of COURAGE.



Jean Baruch, developed the first Beads of Courage, Inc. program while working on her PhD in Nursing at the University of Arizona, College of Nursing. Her inspiration came from her clinical practice, and from her experiences as a camp nurse at one of Paul

We are growing every day, providing innovative, arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with serious illness, their families and the health care providers who care for them.

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Founded: Beads of Courage, Inc a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization founded in 2005

Categories: Charity Organization, Non-Profit Organization, Organization

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm



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Past Events

Charcoal Drawing Pop-Up Art Workshop with The Craft Revolt

Charcoal Drawing Pop-Up Art Workshop with The Craft Revolt
06:00 pm - 05/25/2018

At Beads of Courage

Learn techniques for drawing and shading with your friends! This charcoal workshop will focus on light, shading and form. Drawing is learning to see things in a...

Black Out & Cut Up Poetry Pop-Up Art Workshop w/The Craft Revolt

Black Out & Cut Up Poetry Pop-Up Art Workshop w/The Craft Revolt
06:00 pm - 04/27/2018

At Beads of Courage

Are you a poet, or a poet who doesn’t know it? Try this fun poetry workshop where Carolyn, a seasoned word wonder woman, will lead you through how to find words...

Macrame Pop-Up Craft Workshop with The Craft Revolt

Macrame Pop-Up Craft Workshop with The Craft Revolt
06:00 pm - 03/23/2018

At Beads of Courage

Join us for a macrame' workshop! Get your ticket in advance now to create this pretty wall hanging designed by local Tucson artist and photographer Jessica Harris....

2nd Annual Pie Festival Benefiting Beads of Courage

2nd Annual Pie Festival Benefiting Beads of Courage
12:00 pm - 03/17/2018

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It's the 2nd Annual Pie Festival Benefiting Beads of Courage! Have a piece of pie, sponsor a sweet bead for a Beads of Courage child, and make a St. Patrick's Day...

Shibori Indigo Dye Pop-Up Craft Workshop with The Craft Revolt

Shibori Indigo Dye Pop-Up Craft Workshop with The Craft Revolt
06:00 pm - 02/23/2018

At Beads of Courage

Shibori Indigo Dye Workshop Shibori is the Japanese art of folding cloth to make tie dye patterns. Using resist, folding and wrapping techniques you will make beautiful...

Beads, Blues & Beer Festival

Beads, Blues & Beer Festival
12:00 pm - 02/03/2018

At Beads of Courage

You're invited to our first-ever Beads, Blues and Beer Festival benefiting Beads of Courage and the Angel Charity Arts-in-Medicine Program ► BUY FESTIVAL PASSES...

Let's Make Cold Porcelain Jewelry with Artist Karen Smith

Let's Make Cold Porcelain Jewelry with Artist Karen Smith
01:00 pm - 02/02/2018

At Beads of Courage

In this fun class, you will learn skills in completing cold porcelain clay making and forming jewelry process. Finish product examples will be displayed during class...

Bracelet Making Party with Katie Hacker

Bracelet Making Party with Katie Hacker
07:00 pm - 02/01/2018

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It's time for the Annual Beads of Courage Bracelet Making Party, February 1 at Beads of Courage Headquarters, 3230 N. Dodge Blvd. from 7-9:00 pm. Event entry: $50...

Donation Drive - Beads of Courage & Big Brothers Big Sisters

Donation Drive - Beads of Courage & Big Brothers Big Sisters
09:00 am - 12/01/2017

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TUCSON! Clean out your closets while helping two great causes in our community: Beads of Courage and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson. From December 1-21, Beads...

Full Moon Make and Take Event

Full Moon Make and Take Event
05:00 pm - 10/05/2017

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Make and Take Activity at Beads of Courage: Making Spooky Book Marks! Pick out a Halloween-themed, focal, handmade glass bead and more beads for the two ends of...

Bead Learning Center Opening Reception

Bead Learning Center Opening Reception
05:00 pm - 04/14/2017

At Beads of Courage

The Center is now a reality with the hard work and dedication of Tommy Sendek who took this project under his wing as his Eagle Scout Project. Come meet Tommy...

Inaugural Pie Festival

Inaugural Pie Festival
03:00 pm - 03/18/2017

At Beads of Courage

Pencil in your calendars to join us at the Inaugural Pie Festival to benefit Beads of Courage! This is happening March 18, 2017 3pm to 5pm in our headquarters (3230...

Bead Inspired 2017

Bead Inspired 2017
06:00 pm - 02/04/2017

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You are invited to Bead Inspired 2017, a fundraising event for Beads of Courage. Kick up your heels to honor courageous kids and talented artists. Enjoy an evening...

Tucson's Ask a Naturopath: Micronutrients and Other topics

Tucson's Ask a Naturopath: Micronutrients and Other topics
07:00 pm - 11/01/2016

At Beads of Courage

Join the Tucson Support group at Beads of Courage or online (check back for information to join the webinar) with Dr. Mona Morstein from Arizona Integrative Medical...

Creativity in Full Circle Online Auction-LAST DAY!

Creativity in Full Circle Online Auction-LAST DAY!
08:00 am - 06/12/2016

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Beads of Courage is grateful for the partnership and support we have from bead artists, bead makers, and bead designers who contribute to our Arts-in-Medicine programs....

Creativity in Full Circle Online Auction

Creativity in Full Circle Online Auction
10:00 pm - 06/10/2016

At Beads of Courage

Beads of Courage is grateful for the partnership and support we have from bead artists, bead makers, and bead designers who contribute to our Arts-in-Medicine programs....

BEAD INSPIRED - 2016 FUNDRAISING EVENT IN TUCSON

BEAD INSPIRED - 2016 FUNDRAISING EVENT IN TUCSON
06:00 pm - 02/06/2016

At Beads of Courage

Don't miss out! Get your tickets today! Join us on February 6, 2016 as we kick up our heels with food, drinks and live music. You will leave inspired as we honor...

HeART That Matters

HeART That Matters
09:00 am - 01/26/2016

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Join us at Beads of Courage Tucson for a heartwarming exhibition featuring fine art lampworked glass beads and objects from world-renowned artists. The "heART That...

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