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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 |2016-12-03T07:36:02-05:00February 1st, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Young Cancer Survivor Returns to Help-Portrait Victorious [Shelby, NC]

"A young girl (maybe around 13) was at the first Help-Portrait we did in Shelby two years ago with her family. During this time, she had been diagnosed and in the process of treatment for a brain tumor. She was able to return as a two-year survivor to have her portrait taken with her parents [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:02-05:00January 28th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Lorena’s New Beginning [Casper, WY]

Cathy Becker has been helping bring Help-Portrait to life in Casper, Wyoming for four years. This year, one woman in particular caught her attention. Lorena had been attending Help-Portrait for three years. The first year, she was a resident of the Central Wyoming Rescue Mission recovering from a 29-year addiction to meth. But now, she's living [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:04-05:00January 24th, 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 |2016-12-03T07:36:05-05:00January 13th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|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 |2016-12-03T07:36:08-05:00January 5th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments