The McBurneys
have been a family for 9 years

and this is their first family photo.

This is Linda’s first portrait she’s ever had of herself.

She saw our article in the paper that day and came to get a photo to send to her family for Christmas.

“It’s one of our favorite days of the year.”

The Wilson family has come back every year
since we started in 2016.

We are Help Portrait.

On December 7th, 2019, a community of professional photographers, editors, hair stylists, makeup artists and volunteers in Lawrence, Kansas will provide professional, printed portraits for families in need.

On the first Saturday in December every year, Help Portrait events take place in over 67 countries in the world, because a picture is worth a thousand words.

Families Served
Photos Taken
Years in Lawrence

Ready to be a part of something big?

We need your help in giving these families a gift that will last a lifetime, a luxury many of us already have – the ability to take a photo of and with our loved ones, or hire a photographer to do so. See a full list of ways we use your contribution to directly and positively impact these families.


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