Monthly Archives: April 2011

South African CODP Help-Portrait Team Aims for 25,000 Portraits

Stanley-Carl du-Pont is an H-P organizer for CODP Help-Portrait in Johannesburg, South Africa. He offers an overview of his group’s ambitious plan for 2011. We hope it inspires you as much as it has us.

South Africa is a country of many contrasts: From having one of the widest wealth gaps between rich and poor, […]

By |April 19th, 2011|H-P Organizers, Inspiration|0 Comments

World Vision Report Talks to Jeremy Cowart

We’d like to thank World Vision Report for talking to Jeremy about Help-Portrait earlier this month.  It is a great interview – check it out!

About World Vision Report:

The Edward R. Murrow Award-winning World Vision report is a weekly radio program that captures the human drama behind global issues and events. More information and other […]

By |April 14th, 2011|In the News, Inspiration, News|1 Comment

Mark Horvath Tells Stories of ‘Invisible People’

Armed with a video camera and an iPhone, Mark Horvath walks up to a pregnant homeless woman and asks if she wants to tell her story (video). The result is painful and eye-opening: Turning to drugs to numb the pain, forced into sex for survival, ending up pregnant and not knowing who the father […]

By |April 11th, 2011|Inspiration|2 Comments

2011 Date Change

Many of you have noticed that the date for the 2011 event appears to be different than what we originally announced. Nice catch.

After doing Help-Portrait for two years now, we couldn’t help but notice how difficult it was to pull off the worldwide event the weekend after the US Thanksgiving holiday. So, rather than […]

By |April 6th, 2011|Updates|208 Comments

2010 Help-Portrait Event Stats

We’re happy to report that the 2nd annual Help-Portrait event, held on 04 December 2010, was another great success. Here are the official contribution numbers by our amazing and generous photography community:

61,060 portraits given
3954 photographers
7766 volunteers
46 Countries
47 of 50 US states

All told, since 2009, the Help-Portrait community has given away 101,596 portraits to deserving […]

By |April 6th, 2011|Updates|3 Comments