Bionick from Queens, New York

I found a passion for photography through an arts program; I need a camera of my own!

Working w/ NeON ARTS, I've found a way to express myself & a potential career. With the program ending, I need to buy a good camera to continue pursuing it.

My need and situation

I am a 23 year old young adult who has recently grown a passion for photography. I grew this interest once I began participating in the NEON ARTS photography program. I am currently living with a family friend and have encountered a lot of obstacles with out my families support. Through this photography program I have been able to express my thoughts and feelings.

My goals are to become a successful person in life. I would like to create a portfolio of my own and make this part of my career. I would like to show the world that photography and arts can help you overcome anything.

The camera I was using was only for the duration of the program which ended on August 13th.

Meeting this need will help me continue taking photos and expressing my self through photography. It will help me maintain focus and begin my own career.

$85of $300


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This need has been validated by PO Tavarez from NYC Department of Probation

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PO Tavarez


Validated by PO Tavarez from NYC Department of Probation (What does this mean?)

I have been working with Bionick since February 2019 and have seen him make a lot of changes to his life. He overcame homelessness after incarceration and is currently working towards gaining employment. He shows a lot of ambition towards his future and has involved him self in NeON Art photography program with the Department of Probation. Bionick has experienced many obstacles in the last year because he does not have family support , however has managed to show how determined he is in succeeding through art.

About PO Tavarez

I am a Probation Officer currently supervising young adults from the ages of 16 to 24. My work involves supervising clients, providing guidance, and resources to ensure they are living a law adding lifestyle. My goal is to be able to help many young adults complete probation and becomes successful… Read more