Every dollar donated will be used to support MECA in our commitment to the healthy development of undeserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services and community building. Giving online gets your donation working immediately to benefit MECA and the artists and children we serve.
MECA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation. Your contribution is tax-deductible.
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MECA depends on the generosity of volunteers to accomplish a number of administrative, programmatic and special projects tasks. Volunteers may serve as tutors, mentors or board members, or may assist with special events, marketing or fundraising activities. In addition, if you have special expertise you would like to contribute, we would love to hear from you.
Día de los Muertos Festival: Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Future
MECA’s annual Día de los Muertos Festival: Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Future is a community celebration of art, music, food – and the loved ones who never truly leave us. There are many volunteer opportunities in the weeks preceding the event and through the festival weekend, including operating food, drink and crafts booths.
Are you a student looking to fill required community service hours for school? MECA needs your help! Student volunteers may serve as tutors and mentors, or may help with special events. In addition, university students may have the opportunity to gain volunteer experience in their major concentration area. Meet your class requirements while serving in a dynamic, colorful arts and youth development program. Full-time volunteer positions available in the summer. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.