Monthly Archives: March 2011


Behind the Scenes at Sasha Leahovcenco’s Help-Portrait: Chukotka, Russia

Several weeks back we highlighted a special Help-Portrait project by Sasha Leahovcenco ("Sasha Leahovcenco Takes Help-Portrait to the Ends of the Earth"). Inspired by Help-Portrait, he traveled to Chukotka, Russia, for a unique opportunity to share the gift of photography with people who live at the literal ends of the earth. We posted an interview [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:43:54+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|H-P Organizers|8 Comments

TwitChange Auction’s Help-Portrait Connection

Our friends at interviewed Help-Portrait's Jeremy Cowart about his participation in TwitChange, a celebrity charity auction that ended this past weekend. With dozens of celebrities participating, Cowart was surprised to find his auctions at the top - raising more than $12,000 to empower women in the Global South through's efforts. Cowart talks with [...]

By | 2011-03-15T13:30:38+00:00 March 15th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments

Quotes, Stories, Photos needed!

Help-Portrait community - Jeremy Cowart needs your help. Jeremy has been asked to speak at the 2011 TEDxNashville in April.  We are excited for him to share about Help-Portrait and the stories from our community. Help-Portrait and TEDx are a perfect combination.  TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.  Beginning in 1984 as [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:43:58+00:00 March 9th, 2011|Inspiration|1 Comment

Ruth Gruber: The Power of a Photograph

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Check out the amazing story of Ruth Gruber, a photographer who documented the exodus of Holocaust survivors to America. This brave woman simply asked, "Why don't we do something?" and then acted on it. A documentary about her life, called "Ahead of Time" [...]

By | 2011-03-04T14:56:21+00:00 March 4th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments