CREATE to DONATE – Holiday Donation Drive


Create to Donate is a partnership between The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ and The COMMUNITY TAPESTRY PROJECT to artistically share Holiday messages, insights, tributes, hopes and wishes.

There is no cost to participate. But everyone is encouraged to share the link to your artwork with neighbors, co-workers, family and friends and invite them to consider a donation. Submissions open OCTOBER 1st.

Pocono Secrets will donate $1 for each entry.

Artists can gain exposure to a wider audience. New artists can take the important first step of sharing their art. Holiday enthusiasts can share the joy through creative play. Whatever reason you create art, a picture is worth a thousand words. What will you say?


Holidays are a time of celebration. Unfortunately, not everyone has the resources to celebrate in a way that most of us have the privilege to enjoy.

The Holiday DONATION Drive brought to you by The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ strives to ensure that children in need, residing in Wayne and Pike Counties, are served by this local community effort.

Digital Submission Requirements 

  • Completed entry/submission form
  • Artist statement about the work – max 30 words
  • You may submit up to 5 digital images
  • SQUARE format (min 400 pixels horizontal/vertical) 100dpi
  • We accept png or jpeg files. 
  • Please don’t add watermarks to your images.  .  
  • Name your artwork file with your name and title
  • All artwork must be original and done by the artist.  
  • The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ will decide on which artwork will be accepted. 
  • The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ reserves the right to cancel, extend or change content at any time. 
  • Artist maintains copyrights on artwork. 
  • Selected artwork will be part of our online exhibitions permanently at the discretion of The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™.  Art may be used for promoting the exhibit, future call entries, videos, social media, and virtual exhibitions.
  • No inappropriate images will be accepted.


To submit your images:


About The Zipper Junction Project™

The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ is a local non-profit organization driven by the common belief that we can do better as a community through hands on experiences, project based learning and physical activities. The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ is what our youth and society need to forge a better future. Through hands on skill building, physical and sports activities, experiences and opportunities, reinforcement of good citizenship, while simultaneously attain a sustainable living wage. Everyone is invited to help build it, experience it, and benefit from it! We leverage skills, ignite passions, and build futures via Fitness, Arts, Citizenry, Education, and Trades – FACETs!

Donations are always accepted and can be made either online (GoFundMe) or by mail to:

P.O. Box 532
Hawley, PA 18428

Make checks payable to: The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project

In the memo, please write “The Holiday Donation Drive.”

or via the website at:   

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