Monthly Archives: November 2012


How to Grab the Attention of Local Media for Your Help-Portrait Event

If you have participated in a Help-Portrait event before, you know that there are amazing stories to be shared throughout the day.  We’d love for you to be able to get those stories to a wider audience through the vehicles of your local news stations or newspapers.  Below are a few simple ideas to help [...]

By | November 28th, 2012|Updates|1 Comment

H-P Story of the Day: Lexington, KY

Editor's Note: Andrew Fore reveals Lexington's plans for 2012 Help-Portrait & a cool way a second location opened up for them. Last year was the first year for H-P in Lexington, KY and we managed 132 guests and 72 portraits. It was an amazing event and some great stories came out of the day and lots [...]

By | November 28th, 2012|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Minneapolis/St. Paul: It’s An Annual Family Affair

Editor's Note: Help-Portrait volunteer Jessica Barker sent in this bit of inspiration about Minneapolis/St. Paul's Help-Portrait team. Our Metro Help Squad team in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota is over 200 volunteers strong. Three of those volunteers are me, my mother Hanna, and my daughter Lily. We’ve spent time together the last three years giving the gift [...]

By | November 27th, 2012|Inspiration|0 Comments

Last Week to Purchase Prints to Benefit Help-Portrait

Committed Photography has chosen Help-Portrait as their cause of the month by helping to raise funds for Help-Portrait through fine art photography. Semi-pro and pro photographers are encouraged to showcase their work on the Committed Photography website. Committed Photography markets, sells, manufactures and ships the purchases to its customers worldwide. This is the final week [...]

By | November 26th, 2012|Inspiration, Updates|0 Comments

Fort Worth Shares 2012 Help-Portrait Plans

Editor's note: Debbi Robertson, a Help-Portrait volunteer in Fort Worth, Texas, shares their plans for Help-Portrait 2012 in this guest blog post. Have an idea for an event? Share it in the comments below. Debbi Robertson and one of the Admin Team members (Carol Gray) on the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk in Hico, TX. This year Help-Portrait [...]

By | November 26th, 2012|Inspiration|1 Comment

Event Signage & Forms – 2012

Event Signage & Forms have now been updated for 2012 events. These are also located on our downloads page. Blank Letterhead (PDF) Client Handout Form (PDF) - 2x2 coupons for filling out and handing to each client after they sign in Copyright Release (for photographers to give to clients if photos emailed/on disc) Photographer Release Form Public [...]

By | November 20th, 2012|Updates|1 Comment

Behind the Scenes of Help-Portrait Hurricane Sandy Event #1

Help-Portrait Founder Jeremy Cowart, Executive Director Kyle Chowning and volunteers from Help-Portrait gathered in a Times Square studio to provide hair & makeup and free portraits for several victims from Hurricane Sandy. Here's a look at some photos from the day. Help us replicate this experience for 200+ families on Dec. 15 by helping fund [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|Inspiration, Updates|0 Comments

Stories from the Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Help-Portrait volunteer Keely Kernan shares her photos and stories with us as we kick off the Help-Portrait Hurricane Sandy Campaign today to raise money to give FREE portraits and goods to 200+ families affected. Visit to donate. This year's New York Help-Portrait event is special because we are working with families in the wake [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|Inspiration|0 Comments Featured on Kathie Lee & Hoda!

Kathie Lee on The Today Show on NBC featured Help-Portrait on her "Favorite Things" segment (and blog - See the clip below. Our segment is at minute 10:00.), and showed photos from a Help-Portrait Sandy event last week. This kicks off our new Sandy Campaign fundraiser to provide portraits for 200+ more families on Dec. [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|In the News, Inspiration, News|0 Comments

A Message from the Founder & Executive Director of Help-Portrait

Participating in Help-Portrait this year? Don't miss this important reminder from H-P Founder Jeremy Cowart and Exec Director Kyle Chowning.

By | November 9th, 2012|Updates|0 Comments