GIVING Back

There are lots of ways photographers can GIVE BACK to the community. If you have never volunteered, you will be surprised at how much you get back from giving your time and expertise to others! Here are some links to get you started to help people and animals. Steal an hour away of your time and give back. You’ll see some feature articles here at The Handmade Photograph on ways you can help various charities with your photography.

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filmProjectlogoThe F.I.L.M. PROJECT
An organization of photographers nationwide gifting professional family portraits to those who have a limited time left with their loved ones due to a life-threatening illness that can no longer benefit from curative treatment. Visit their website for details and to fill out an application. thefilmproject.net

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logo_header_v3Josephine Herrick Project
The Josephine Herrick Project (Formerly Rehabilitation Through Photography) is a nonprofit that enlists photographic community volunteers to educate students who have not had the opportunity to learn the communicative power of photography. Through partnerships with local organizations, JHProject’s completely free programs inspire children, teens, adults and seniors with the visual language of photography, enhancing their abilities to transform communities through artistic vision. http://jhproject.org

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OLR_logoOPLOVE
http://oplove.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HEARTSAPART
This organization keeps armed forces personnel close to their families through photographs. Visit their website to volunteer or see ho wyou can maeka  difference. heartsapart.org

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original_hsbanner_full1HeARTs Speak
HeARTs Speak unites and supports artists who provide their talents to animal welfare organizations and the communities they serve. Our artist members provide creative services to local organizations, directly impacting their respective missions, through Art.

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HP_Logo_Wide_RGBHELP-PORTRAIT
With 282,295 Portraits given, HELP-PORTRAIT is a global movement of photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists using their time, tools and expertise, to give back to those in need. http://help-portrait.com

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SHUTTER MISSION
With a mission “to highlight portrait charities and support photographers who give their time, talent, and heart, ” Shutter Mission lists various opportunities for photographers to give back. An excellent resource for all photo-related charities.

 

 

 

 

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