"Drawn to Community" Recognizes Extraordinary Girls Who Are Using Creativity and Passion

To Inspire Their Communities


Warner Bros. Pictures

Cartoon Network is celebrating International Women's Day with the premiere of Drawn to Community on Monday, March 8. This installment of the Drawn To series features five remarkable girls who are leading their generation towards a brighter future. From reading to animals, to distributing art kits, to creating virtual cooking classes, these inspiring girls are empowering others to get involved and make an impact in their local communities.

The Drawn to Community opening graphics were designed by London-based illustrator Lucy Kirk. All Drawn To episodes are available on CN, the CN App, and across the network’s social platforms.

Chelsea, 11
Founder, Chelsea’s Charity
Chelsea's Charity donates art supplies and art lessons to children in need to support social, emotional and mental health development through art. Viewers can learn more at https://www.chelseascharity.com.

Gabby, 6
Volunteer for The SPCA Serving Erie County
Gabby participates in the "Tale for Two" program at her local SPCA, which encourages children to read aloud to adoptable animals, allowing them to benefit from the socialization, while children work on their reading skills. More information about the SPCA and its programs can be found at http://www.yourspca.org.

Megan, 5
Fundraiser for the Humane Society
Megan creates and sells custom, hand-painted t-shirts to benefit the Humane Society. She says, "It takes $25 a day to take care of one dog. Helping the Humane Society makes me feel good!" For more ways to help, please visit http://www.humanesociety.org.

Niyoshi, 14
Cultural Event Planner
Niyoshi took her love of cooking and baking and turned it into a monthly get together creating dishes from different cultures and connecting the community. It is also an opportunity to learn about each other's backgrounds while having fun and making new friends.

Simone, 10
Founder of non-profit, Kids that Give Back
With the help of generous donors, Kids that Give Back has provided toys to kids in hospitals, books to homeless kids, and food and toiletry items to homeless families throughout Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. Find out more at https://www.kidsthatgiveback.org.

Cartoon Network recently announced the expansion of its content series Drawn To with new installments of monthly vignettes to be launched throughout the year. Each episode features inspirational stories from real-life kids having fun and sharing common interests such as spending time with family and helping out in their communities. The series seeks to elevate these voices, highlight diverse cultures and provide a meaningful glimpse at the passions that bring kids together to celebrate unity and connectivity in a sometimes uncertain world. Each Drawn To is produced in partnership with local artists to cultivate authentic connections with the topics discussed.

March 10, 2021 12:05pm ET by Warner Bros. Pictures  

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