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About Kyle Chowning

Kyle Chowning is the co-founder and executive director of Help-Portrait.

Your Stories From Around the World

Stories are pouring in and we can't wait to share them. We will be posting as they become available. New Orleans, LA "Katrina took everything from me. But now you are here to help me get something back, and I thank you for that." Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa Two hundred children ran for me, greeted [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:44:23-05:00December 4th, 2010|Updates|38 Comments

Website & Social Media Disclaimers

Being an official non-profit has come with a lot of regulations and changes that we didn't have to abide by in 2009. After all, in the beginning, we just thought we had a good idea. We never dreamed that it would become an official non-profit with a board, IRS and other government regulations. But, we're [...]

By |2010-11-23T15:56:53-05:00November 23rd, 2010|H-P Tips|0 Comments

Event Reporting

One of the keys to creating the Help-Portrait story are the numbers that we have the privilege of reporting to the world. After three years, the Help-Portrait community of 25,000+ photographers, in 56 countries, at over 700 events, have given away nearly 170,000 portraits to those who are less fortunate. Amazing huh! These stats help [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:44:47-05:00November 17th, 2010|H-P Tips, Updates|4 Comments

Print your own t-shirts

Many of you have asked about whether you're allowed to print your own Help-Portrait t-shirts. If you live outside the United States, you are welcome to print Help-Portrait shirts. Please remember that the logo is trademark, and thus all uses must be approved by Help-Portrait. You can download the art for our logo t-shirt here. [...]

By |2012-11-09T18:16:57-05:00November 17th, 2010|H-P Tips, Updates|3 Comments

Apparel Update

Just a quick note to let you know that we submitted our order for shirts and a hoodie tonight. Pre-orders will start tomorrow and we will begin shipping the week of 11/22. It is expected that we will be able to deliver all US orders placed by 11/17 in time for the 12/04 event date. [...]

By |2010-11-11T13:32:10-05:00November 11th, 2010|Updates|11 Comments

Help-Portrait Apparel is Coming

For those of you who are asking and waiting for an update on our 2010 Help-Portrait apparel, here you go... We are working on finalizing our online store, manufacturer and distribution team as we speak. Once it's set up, we'll push the store live for pre-orders. Expect to see new shirts, a hoodie and maybe [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:45:48-05:00November 4th, 2010|Updates|0 Comments

Local Donation Funds

We recently announced that we would be setting up local donation funds for those of you who are wanting to offer tax receipts for donations. We regret to report that we've ran into some limitations with our donor software and won't be able to provide those until we are able to get past them. We [...]

By |2010-11-04T03:37:33-05:00November 4th, 2010|Updates|1 Comment

We need help!

If you're not a photographer but would like to participate in Help-Portrait, we have an opportunity for you. We are in need of at least two highly talented marketing people to help us between now and the end of year as we get ready for Help-Portrait 2010. Assignments will range from: copywriting connecting people on [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:45:49-05:00October 25th, 2010|News, Updates|0 Comments

Community section update

With the launch of the new site, we are still working on a full new community section which should provide a lot more ways for people to find and be found...a win for all. As you might have heard, we had plans to move everybody from our current community platform (Ning) to this new site. Because [...]

By |2010-10-11T02:39:18-05:00October 11th, 2010|Updates|0 Comments
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