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NPR Features Help-Portrait

“Xiao!”
NPR has a great piece on their homepage today on Help-Portrait day around the world this past weekend, and featuring an event in working-class neighborhood of Shanghai.

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Read: “For Working-Class Chinese, ‘Picture Day’ Is A Rare Treat”

 

By |December 10th, 2013|In the News, News|5 Comments

‘Not Camera-Shy Anymore’ – Harrisburg, PA

Yvette was camera-shy, no photo in years. Her words “not camera-shy anymore!” Very thankful for her!
-Timothy Lawrence, Harrisburg, PA

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

‘The Smiles of Grateful Children’ – Colombia

This is the third year that I led this inspiring movement in my country (Colombia), in this case we did 81 portraits for children in need form an institution called “Hogares Club Michín” in Bogotá, in the event participated six photographers (Germán Ruiz, Cristian Rojas, Alexander Gomez, Miguel Angel Monroy, Lisandro Pérez and Luis G. […]

By |December 9th, 2013|Story of the Day|6 Comments

2014 Date Announced

Dear Help-Portrait Community,

We did it!

The Annual Help-Portrait day has come and gone. What a day it was! The pictures, stories and reports are pouring in. It’s so fun to see what you all did in recent days, weeks, and for some of you, months.

Due to weather and other circumstances, we know some of you have […]

By |December 9th, 2013|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips, Updates|17 Comments

Moments When Heaven Comes to Earth

These are the moments when heaven comes to earth:

When a 46 year old beautiful woman bawls her eyes out because she has finally gotten her very first picture with Santa.

When photographers set aside competition and serve together for the day.

When a twenty (something)-year-old in a recovery program asks to set his picture on the […]

By |December 8th, 2013|H-P Organizers, Story of the Day, Updates|2 Comments

Help-Portrait 2013 in Full Swing

The last time zones are about to start their Help-Portrait 2013 events. We can’t wait to tell the global story. Don’t forget to submit your stats! http://t.co/xUUzfXAYON. Use the hashtag #helpportrait when posting on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and OKDOTHIS!

#HelpPortrait founder @jeremycowart taking a few shots of a sweet family at @HPNashville!  

By |December 7th, 2013|H-P Organizers|4 Comments

‘Never expected this much love & kindness’

By |December 6th, 2013|Story of the Day|5 Comments

Help-Portrait Remembers Nelson Mandela

We’re honored that Ubuntu Help-Portrait in South Africa had the opportunity to help celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life through an initiative called 94toGram, a collection of Help-Portrait messages marking his 94th birthday. “Through this, we gave people who do not often have a chance to shout-out, the opportunity to send online birthday messages to South Africa’s most loved […]

By |December 5th, 2013|Inspiration|8 Comments

‘We are the new family’

By |December 5th, 2013|Story of the Day|5 Comments

‘This year I was able to give back’

By |December 4th, 2013|Story of the Day|4 Comments