Snap Ships Tactics: Constructible Miniatures Game

The Sanctuary

A project in Braddock, PA by Swoon / The Heliotrope Foundation

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Compassion in action. Help build a space that rebuilds lives.
Backers: 471
Average Pledge Per Backer: $168

Funded: $79,139 of $50,000
Dates: May 5th -> May 30th (26 days)
Project By: Swoon / The Heliotrope Foundation
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Latest News

Last few hours!!!

May 30th - via:
Hi friends! We're in the final hours and have already reached our first stretch goal of $75,000 which means 3/4 of The Sanctuary windows will now be fixed!! But who knows...there are still a few lovely hours left and it's not impossible that we could... (Read More)

New Hand Embellished Print!

May 26th - via:
Woohooo! It's the last 4 days and I got inspired to make one last piece just for this moment.  The first half of the windows are guaranteed, and that's an amazing feeling. But what if we could go further? I know it's a wild idea because there's only... (Read More)

The Story Behind my Limited Edition Nee Nee Print

May 24th - via:
Hi friends! With just 6 days to go, we are so close to meeting our first Kickstarter goal!  The closer we get to our stretch goal, the further we can take our work on the Sanctuary.  I'd love to give you a little history on one of our new... (Read More)

Reparations and The Sanctuary

May 23rd - via:
I’d love to take a moment to talk about Reparations and how that concept relates to The Sanctuary. Here’s some history on the project: I first met Ronna Davis Moore, founder of Z’akiyah House because I owned a house in Braddock Pa, and I was... (Read More)

Nearly there

May 19th - via:
THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH, we have raised $40,000 in 2 weeks!  We are feel so much gratitude towards everyone on this journey with us.  Ronna's core belief that everyone has the ability to change is inspiration to us all.  Creating an environment for... (Read More)


May 12th - via:
Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us so far - we are over halfway to our goal! We feel such an overwhelming feeling of gratitude and support.  Our stretch goal in this campaign is $100,000. If we are able to reach that goal then ALL... (Read More)

Artist launches Kickstarter to turn former Braddock church into transitional housing

May 6th - via:
Now, Swoon has launched a Kickstarter campaign to turn the site into what an email statement calls an "art-filled community center and transitional living space for the homeless and people with addiction issues and criminal records." (Read More)

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