Holiday Giving: Photographer-Led Organizations

Posted by: on Dec 13, 2012

Holiday Giving: Photographer-Led Organizations

The photography community is filled with creative, smart and very enterprising individuals – many of whom are giving back to others in very big ways. This holiday season, help spread joy by donating to one of these photographer-led charitable organizations.


Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep: Founder Cheryl Haggard started NILMDTS after losing her newborn son Maddux to myotubular myopathy. Along with photographer Sandy Puc’, who took photos of Cheryl, her husband and Maddux before he passed, NILMDTS educates and mobilizes quality photographers to provide families facing the untimely death of an infant with beautiful heirloom portraits. Donations to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations like NILMDTS are tax deductible, click here to donate.


Flashes of Hope: Help change the way children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses see themselves by donating to Flashes of Hope. In addition to providing professional portraits to children and their families, the organization also raises money for pediatric cancer research. Award-winning pros capture the beauty, grace and dignity of each child they photograph. Donations to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations like Flashes of Hope are tax deductible, click here to donate.


Help-Portrait: A global movement of photographers giving back to their local community, Help-Portrait is about gifting a family something they may have never had before – a family photo. After three years, the Help-Portrait community of 25,000+ photographers in 56 countries has given away nearly 170,000 portraits to families around the world. Donations to not-for-profit organizations like Help-Portrait are tax deductible, click here to donate.