If you've already done a Help-Portrait event in 2011, or are planning to do so, please don't forget to send us your numbers. This is the key to the us communicating our impact to the masses.
Added by Kyle Chowning on August 5, 2011 at 8:52am —
Can you believe it's already August 4th? Did you know that this years event is only 18 weeks and 2 days away? We're so excited and hope you are too!
The HP team is ramping up and wanting to hear from you. Leave a comment below on the questions, thoughts, challenges and needs that you would like us to address this year. We're ready to get started!
We're looking forward to this years event. It's going to be epic.
-Kyle (and team)
Added by Kyle Chowning on August 4, 2011 at 10:23pm —
Hi everybody. 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 start shipping the week of 11/22. It is expected that we will be able to make delivery before the event date for any order placed by 11/17.
It's come to my attention that people are setting up online stores to commercially sell Help-Portrait merchandise. Be advised that these are unauthorized merchants and we are taking… Continue
Added by Kyle Chowning on November 10, 2010 at 11:06pm —
In order to filter out the groups that are no longer active, we are going to be deleting groups that haven't been active since 2009. If you are part of one of these groups, you will have until November 1 to activate a group.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Added by Kyle Chowning on October 10, 2010 at 10:40pm —
In the next day or two, we will be launching the all new Help-Portrait.com website. The downloads and getting started pages have moved to the new site, furthermore the blog will reside there as well. Keep your eye out on http://www.help-portrait.com
for more updates.
Added by Kyle Chowning on October 10, 2010 at 10:11pm —
As many of you know, the community section of the Help-Portrait website is powered by Ning, a white-label social networking platform. As we've begun to plan the 2010 event, we're encountering some serious drawbacks to this platform and have begun looking for alternative solutions. As a result, we wanted to give you fair warning that this area will be changing in the next few months as we get ready for the 2010 Help-Portrait season. The good news is, our new platform will import everything that… Continue
Added by Kyle Chowning on April 30, 2010 at 10:12am —
As the 12/12/09 event comes to a close, we can't thank you enough. We've been blown away the experiences we read about and can't wait to hear more!
In case you are wondering, here are some statistics we are tracking to-date:
- 17,200+ pictures taken
- 1400+ photographers
- 2720+ volunteers
And this is with only 43% of locations reporting. If you haven't submitted your information, you can do so here:… Continue
Added by Kyle Chowning on December 12, 2009 at 11:44pm —
We're 5 days away from the official Help-Portrait day. To-date, over 7000 of you have signed up to participate at over 600 locations in 58 countries; and these are just the people we know about. How fun is this. All we can say is, wow!
As you prepare for the weekend ahead, we are needing your help with a few official housekeeping items:
First, after your event is completed, please take a moment to fill out the post-event… Continue
Added by Kyle Chowning on December 7, 2009 at 10:51pm —
I was fortunate to be able to jump in and watch the Nashville trial-run event today at the Nashville Rescue Mission. For more on it, check out my post here
Added by Kyle Chowning on October 9, 2009 at 5:18pm —