2024 Gift of Life Strokes of Kindness Art Contest & Fundraiser

VOTING IS CLOSED: Gifts made after April 30th will not count towards votes. but will be accepted as a donation only. Calling all artists!  Now announcing the first ever Strokes of Kindness Art Contest & Fundraiser. You’re invited to express your creativity and care by submitting your own masterpiece.


Contest Submission Opens: January 1, 2024

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2024

Voting Period: March 1 – April 30, 2024

Submission Theme Prompt: “Kindness through Giving”

Please join the House in raising funds for Gift of Life Howie’s House through any of the following art mediums: paint, pencil, marker, ink, charcoal, pastels, collage, or graphic design. You will have a chance to see your art displayed online during the voting period.


Artists who submit pieces are encouraged to request votes from their community to support the fundraiser. Each gift of $5 will count for 1 vote. The artist with the most votes at the end of the voting period will win the contest. No limit on votes. All proceeds will benefit the Adopt-A-Family Program to continue providing transplant families with an affordable home away from home during the transplant journey.

Not particularly crafty?  No problem! You can still participate by voting for and sharing your favorite pieces during voting period.


Art Contest winner will receive a $200 gift card.

Art Submission

Entries must be digitally submitted by email to info@giftoflifehowieshouse.org by 11:59pm ET on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.

Online Submission must include:

  • Photograph of artwork in accepted file format and size
  • Artwork themed using the prompt: “Kindness through Giving”
  • One-Paragraph description of artwork and how it fits the theme prompt “Kindness through Giving”. (If applicable, please include your connection to Gift of Life)
  • Submitted artwork without the above inclusions will not be accepted

Photo Requirements

File types include: jpg, jpeg, png

Maximum file size: 10MB

Maximum number of submissions:  3

Rules & Guidelines for Eligibility

  • Contest and fundraiser is open to all artists. Artists are not required to have a personal connection to Gift of Life Howie’s House or organ and tissue donation or transplantation.
  • All artwork must be original.
  • We welcome artwork created using the following mediums: paint, pencil, marker, ink, charcoal, pastels, collage, or graphic design.
  • Please refrain from including copyrighted materials, such as logos, brand names, licensed or trademarked characters, images, or names, in your submissions.
  • Submission may include Gift of Life Howie’s House logo. Refer to the following approved logos for your use:   
  • If your submission includes any messaging, kindly ensure that it uses clear and straightforward artwork that is easily understandable.

For questions regarding the art contest and fundraiser please email info@giftoflifehowieshouse.org or call 267-546-9812.


When submitting your artwork, you authorize Transplant House d/b/a Gift of Life Howie’s House and its designated affiliates to use, disclose and publish the submitted artwork, story/connection and artist name in connection with Gift of Life Howie’s House Strokes of Kindness art contest and fundraiser for the purposes of awareness, development and promoting the mission of Gift of Life Howie’s House and organ and tissue donation.

Selected artists may be invited to submit their artwork for auction to further support the mission after initial contest closes.

Social Media Hashtag: #StrokesofKindness

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