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A Letter From Jeremy Cowart

Hey, everyone!  Just wanted to check in and say hello to all of you! My team and I are SO excited about this year's 5th anniversary of Help-Portrait. It's insane that 5 years have already passed. I never had any idea of what this would become. But you guys have taken a very simple idea [...]

By | November 18th, 2013|Inspiration|2 Comments

2013 Sample Release and Tips for Grabbing 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 8th, 2013|H-P Tips, Press releases, Updates|0 Comments

Story of the Day: West Palm Beach, FL

Rachel Chalhoub, West Palm Beach, FL, USA: This has been my second time working on Help-Portrait. My former co-worker, Jamilah Newcomer, introduced me to the program when she was still a teacher with me. I got the opportunity to work as a photo editor my first time around. It was such a rewarding experience that [...]

By | February 12th, 2013|Story of the Day|0 Comments

Story of the Day: The Chosen 300 Location in Philadelphia

Jason and Sandy Edelstein, Chosen 300 Location, Philadelphia, USA: The 300 Location was one of 7 Help-Portrait locations in Philadelphia.  Around 20 volunteers helped provide photographs for 128 people.  What was so special about this event was that we really brought the next generation of charitable photographers along. My son Jason has grown up with [...]

By | February 11th, 2013|Story of the Day|3 Comments

HP Story of the Day- Santa Paula, California

Paul Wheatley, Santa Paula, CA, USA: In December I joined my friends, Dana, Steve, Valea & Hunter in doing our first Help-Portrait event at a retirement home in Santa Paula, CA. If you're not familiar with Help-Portrait, please check out their website HERE. We gathered photographers, make-up/hair stylists, printers and helpers to capture, style and hand-deliver [...]

By | February 9th, 2013|Story of the Day|0 Comments

Story of the Day: Tijuana Baja California, Mexico

David Castillo, Tijuana Baja California, México We photographed a group of 22 seniors, ranging in ages from 65 to 88 years old, some feel weak, others tired and others felt forgotten and alone. They cast aside all that and made a long trip to our rendezvous site, so enthusiastic and happy about their photograph. Being [...]

By | February 8th, 2013|Story of the Day|3 Comments

HP Story of the Day: Chicago, Illinois

Mark Walczak, Chicago, Illinois, USA: For the second consecutive year, I had the pleasure of coordinating a Help-Portrait event at The Moody Church in Chicago.  This year brought greater involvement from Jim Porett and Bryan Dockett - two local photographers who worked at other sites in the past, but were able to focus their attention [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|Story of the Day|4 Comments

HP Story of the Day: Winnipeg, Canada

Jon Adaskin, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: An Open Letter to the Guests of Siloam Mission On Saturday, December 8, 2012, I along with several colleagues took part in the annual Help-Portrait event here in Winnipeg. We were at different venues around the city for the day, giving portraits for free! I was at Siloam Mission. This [...]

By | February 6th, 2013|Story of the Day|0 Comments