TOSCA Gives Back
Twin Cities TOSCA is committed to supporting numerous causes and charities, and has, over the years, donated money, services and magazines to help feed the hungry, improve literacy, promote affordable housing and endorse theatre, opera and visual art.
Some of the organizations that Twin Cities TOSCA has been honored to support include:
- Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
- Language Central
- Twin Cities Opera Guild
- Urban Arts Academy
- Area Food Shelves
Programs Created by Twin Cities TOSCA include:
Arts & Tarts (For Generous Hearts) is held on or near Valentine's Day to promote local artists and to raises money for the food shelf. Guests are invited to bring a nonperishable food item, shop for art, and enjoy pie and coffee. Artists and Twin Cities TOSCA donate a percentage of their proceeds to a local food shelf. (See video at right)
TAMS - TOSCA Art Marketing Scholarships
Twin Cities TOSCA occasionally provides the funds for visual artists to promote their work in Exploring TOSCA magazine, when the artist does not have the financial means to do so.
Twin Cities TOSCA donates arts swag bags to arts organizations' fundraisers that include a copy of Exploring TOSCA magazine and a gift card for a one-year subscription.
Arts Organizations, Galleries, Bookstores and Small Businesses
Exploring TOSCA magazine are donated to numerous arts organizations, independent bookstores, art galleries and small businesses in the Metro area and other areas of Minnesota. These entities are invited to sell the magazines and keep the proceeds. They also receive a free mention in Exploring TOSCA magazine.