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Artist and Teacher Empower Children With Superhero Costumes

Donations now accepted for Creative Capes
Posted at 9:31 AM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 09:31:51-04

BALTIMORE — Halloween is right around the corner, but not every family can afford to celebrate.

That was has inspired a local artist to step up and make a difference.

Kids can become superheroes this Halloween thanks to Creative Capes.

Holly Hagen, founder of Creative Capes, hopes her costumes will give confidence to some of the youngest trick or treaters.

"It's a concept where we want to teach each kid they have their own internal her qualities. I create high quality superhero capes for all ages and I put on the actual emblem of their first initial. They have their own hero qualities. They don't have to pretend to be Batman or Wonder Woman. They themselves have their own unique strengths," Holly Hagen said.

Creatives Capes is teaming up with a teacher at North Bend Elementary School in Baltimore and hopes to receive enough donations to supply a cape to every kindergartener and first grade student at the school.

"Along with empowerment, I try to teach my students about random acts of kindness. I have people donating books and it truly makes my students feel so worthwhile to know that people that don't even know them are willing to try and help them," Jody Grandier, a teacher at North Bend Elementary School said.

If you would like to make a donation, go to For every cape that is donated, the company will provide a matching mask and activity book.