Registration is closed for this event
On-line registration is closed but you can still join us tonight (and pay at the door). Thank you.


Join Family & Youth Initiative for an evening of art, music, appetizers, and drinks at the Mason Inn (2408 Wisconsin Ave., NW) to support our work in finding permanent families for teens in foster care.
Purchase a Valentine's Day present for your sweetheart or something special for yourself from our featured local artists:

  • Rajan Sedalia, ArtJar (blend of art, industrial design, comics, and graffiti);
  • Tavon Mason (former player for the New York Jets);
  • Tati Kolina (fashion designer, sPACYcLoud, DC streetwear/urbanwear);
  • David ‘Dez’ Zambrano (graffiti artist, street art, Dez Customz);
  • Imani Bilal (jewelry designer, Venus Visuals, innovative/handcrafted);
  • Melissa Gunter (chocolatier).

Entertainment will include music from the local DC band Once Okay Twice, singer/songwriter Flo Anito, Darnerien McCants (artist, singer/songwriter and Washington Redskins alum), and Rajan Sedalia painting live.

Tickets: $50 per person in advance; $60 at the door.

Open bar and appetizers from 8 to 10 PM.

If you are able to add a donation, those additional funds will go further in helping DCFYI find permanent families for teens in foster care. Can't join us but would like to make a donation? You can do so here.

Thank you.


February 2nd, 2013 7:00 PM   through   11:00 PM
Mason Inn
2408 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Ticket $ 50.00
Additional Donation
heART Student $ 25.00
Aspiring ARTist $ 50.00
heART Supporter $ 100.00
heART Dealer $ 150.00
Patron of the heARTs $ 200.00