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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 |2016-12-03T07:38:22-05:00February 6th, 2013|Story of the Day|0 Comments

“I can give of my time and talents”

Tamara Okoti, organizer of Help-Portrait Abbotsford, BC, Canada shared these photos and memories from their December 2011 event in which 300 people received free portraits from 100 volunteers. "This is my second year co-organizing this event, and it is always so great to know that you have impacted someone's life by way of a simple [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:39:36-05:00September 25th, 2012|Story of the Day|0 Comments

H-P Story of the Day: Cochrane, AB, Canada

"I photographed a couple who had recently lost a baby and are now expecting again. They are finding it really hard to let themselves connect with this new baby. Having their portraits taken was the first thing they'd done to celebrate the new baby, and it was a real turning point for them. I learned [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:41:12-05:00January 10th, 2012|Story of the Day|2 Comments