April is World Autism Month, so Autism Speaks is asking everyone to make a pledge and add their photo to the World Autism Month Donation Mosaic. Donating, getting involved, fundraising and wearing blue are all ways we can pledge to the Autism Speaks cause.
In 2009, The Mario Lemieux Foundation contacted us to create a massive 20ft x 8ft photo mosaic mural in the Pittsburgh Penguins PPG Paints arena along with two interactive kiosk and an interactive online mosaic and kiosk. The Mario Mosaic was a great way to involve the community and help raise funds for cancer and neonatal research; it was a main attraction at the new hockey arena. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Mario Lemieux Foundation. Picture Mosaics has teamed up with the foundation again to completely overhaul the mosaic mural, kiosks, and online mosaic.
For this years Villanova 1842 Day students, faculty, alumni and parents were asked “What does Villanova mean to you?” and their answers were used to create this wordle work of art. Their words were compiled and built into a word mosaic that depicts the Saint Thomas of Villanova Church on campus.
At Villanova University, 1842 Day is an event celebrating their official day of giving. Donations made at this event and throughout the year go toward funding the colleges within the University as well as other organizations, such as Special Olympics, Disaster Relief Fund and various Missions and Ministries. Donations can be made here.
Last year, Penn State’s Dance Marathon Alumni Interest Group (DMAIG) contacted us with questions about creating an interactive fundraising campaign. They were looking for a way to rally support for the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) and their efforts to stop childhood cancer. The plan was to have the final photo mosaic printed and displayed at PSU main campus. It didn’t take long for our team to recommend our online & social interactive mosaic platform.
What happens when you take two world class organizations, The Pittsburgh Penguins and The Mario Lemieux Foundation, and combine it with our mosaic technology, services, and attention to artistic detail: one amazing online photo mosaic experience. The initial goal was to create a large permanent 20ft x 8ft mural in new Penguins CONSOL arena, however with the addition of touch screen kiosks and an online photo mosaic, it became much more. The Mario Mosaic was a great way to involve the community and help raise funds for cancer and neonatal research; without a doubt it has become a main attraction at the new hockey arena.
For a donation of just $25 to the Magee-Womens Foundation, participants of Magee’s 100th anniversary celebration were able to include a photograph of themselves, their child, or another special person in their life in the Magee 100 Mosaic. Thousands of submitted photos helped to create this 14ft x 7ft Magee 100 Mosaic — a beautiful piece of artwork that hangs in the main lobby of the hospital.
Each donation was used to support the Patient Care Fund at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. The Patient Care Fund provides many necessary items for patients and their families while being cared for at Magee.