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//Cara Davis

About Cara Davis

Cara (@carandavis) is the online editor for Help-Portrait and lives in Nashville, TN.

A Portrait and a Fresh Start [Allen, TX]

Like many people I learned of Help-Portrait back in 2009 when Jeremy Cowart guest blogged for Scott Kelby. When I left for my first event at Samaritan Inn, a homeless shelter, I remember telling my wife, this seemed a little silly, and I'd be back soon. As a husband and a father of a young [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:02+00:00 February 1st, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Feeling Alive for the First Time [Indianapolis, IN]

One gentleman came in to, "check it out" and see what was “really going on." He just couldn't believe it!! He told me his story of being on dialysis for nearly four years and coming to the point of needing a kidney transplant, which took place after a week on the waiting list about three [...]

By | 2015-02-01T20:49:52+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Help-Portrait Perseveres, Offers Hope [Bradenton, FL]

“Every year it looks like there might not be a Help-Portrait event in Bradenton.” Randall Tosch is passionate about Help-Portrait Bradenton (Florida) because he’s seen so many lives touched from it. But circumstances seemed to mount against the team: several had lost their jobs right before the event and a triple murder involving a pastor’s [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:05+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

What are some ways we can help others feel beautiful?

SoulPancake partnered with Darling Magazine to host a series of conversations about issues women face on a daily basis. Their first one, published one year ago, but still relevant today, deals with beauty and body image and also asks, “When do you feel the most beautiful?” One woman talked about how difficult it is to [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:06+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Inspiration|0 Comments

Fresh Starts in the New Year

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.” ―Edith Lovejoy Pierce There's something so magical about the start of a new year. Creativity is running high, emotions are positive, and possibilities seem [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:08+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

2015 Plans for Help-Portrait Blog

Hi Friends! We’re looking forward to a great year remembering past Help-Portrait events and looking forward to greater and wider reach in the future. If you’d like to be part of the stories shared here on the blog, please see our plan for posts and submit your story in the form below. Please be prepared [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:10+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Submit a Story|2 Comments

My Morning with Al

HELLO fellow photographers and creatives, My name is KELLI TRONTEL and I was fortunate and honored to be part of the Help-Portrait trial run in Nashville, TN back in 2009. There’s no mistaking that being exposed to the heart of Help-Portrait will rock your world….but recently, I’ve realized more and more how much Help-Portrait deeply [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:14+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Inspiration, Story of the Day|3 Comments

Mike Cowart’s Gift

Mike Cowart knew the power of photography.   In what he describes as the darkest season of his life in 2004 following an accident, job loss and enduring a divorce, Mike was given a gift. The gift of photography. Photography gave Mike hope. Just two days before Mike passed away tragically from a heart attack [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:36:20+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Story of the Day|0 Comments