Butler County Humane Society - www.butlercountyhs.org - Since 2004, Cindy and her husband Todd have been photographing homeless dogs and cats to help their adoption onsite and online at Petango. She designs greeting cards, tshirts, posters and other promotional products to raise money, and chairs biennial fundraisers called PAWcasso, auctioning paintings she helps the animals create.
Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center - www.animalrescue.org/wildlife_center - Since 2005, Cindy has volunteered at this rehabilitation facility for injured and orphaned Pennsylvania wildlife. She has helped feed, clean and care for thousands of rescued animals, and has promoted the shelter by introducing unreleasable animals to children in a multimedia art class she developed called Live Animal Art.
Sweetwater Center for the Arts - www.sweetwaterartcenter.org - Since 2003, Cindy has taught a variety of classes at this community art and culture center. From ages 5 to adult, she’s instructed students in several disciplines including drawing, collage, calligraphy, altered books and Live Animal Art where she brings in a live animal, describes its characteristics then teaches a project based on that animal.
Society for Contemporary Craft - www.contemporarycraft.org - Since 2013, Cindy has taught a variety of classes at this art museum featuring exhibitions by regional, national and international artists. Her classes include instruction in henna tattooing, sculpture and mixed media collage using dried insects.
Our Clubhouse - www.ourclubhouse.org - Since its opening in 2006, Cindy has been volunteering at Our Clubhouse, an organization that providies emotional support for those touched by cancer. Located in the Strip District, Our Clubhouse offers lectures, dinners and classes in a variety of subjects. Cindy has taught adult art classes in a large range of media.