I am super excited about an excursion I am putting together for this Friday, 11.12.09. It’s actually a world-wide outreach happening on 12.12, but since 12.12 is Shabbat here, I need to do it one day early.
Help-Portrait is a way to give back to the community via photo’s. To make a long explanation short, photographers will be offering their services free of charge to those in need. We will be creating portraits as keepsakes for families who might not be able to afford professional pictures at all.
How am I getting involved???? I have decided to put together Help-Portrait Tel Aviv for the Sudanese/Eritrean Refugees who I work with. Most of them have NO pictures what-so-ever of themselves and their families… and this is an excellent opportunity to give them this gift for the holidays. I have been recruiting like crazy: volunteers to help out on Friday to come and give of their time and services. We will also be providing gifts for the children, cookies, coffee, tea etc. A time to let them know that we love them and value them.
How can you help???? I need your prayers on Friday!!! I have literally put this thing together in less than a week, and its starting to crunch down on me. The weather is calling for rain, and that will just complicate it even more. I want this to be a blessing to them, but also not a burden to us.
Take a look... Here is the promo video from Help-Portrait, giving a background on how this all started:
A few other links you might want to check out:
Can’t wait to see some smiling faces!