The Art of Charity's shark is bouy-tiful!
Artists: Grace Fernandes, Yasaelie Figueroa, Madison Richardson, and Main Zou are all students at Monomoy Regional High School Art Honor Society.
If the mayor of the town menaced by the great white in "Jaws" knew what a boon to tourism a shark could be, he never would have tried to cover up the news. The crowds that thronged Chatham this past summer looked to the waters for calamity. They left behind the quaint and lovely storefronts of Main Street in hopes of finding debacles in the depths. But for those of us who know Chatham well, that innate beauty masks the hard realities that can be found in all towns, sometimes the more bright and appealing the facades the easier it is to ignore underlying problems.
The Art of Charity Foundation has been addressing these problems for the last 16 years. When a shivering child sends a chill through us all, we are there with money for a winter coat; when a food shortage makes us hunger to help, we do; when the community center needs funds for classes and games to keep the after-school kids amused and stimulated, the stimulus money is there; when out-reach programs need someone to reach out, we do. And we do it all because of you and in your name.
The sponsor of this shark is The Art Of Charity. The artist is Monomoy Regional High School Art Honor Society.