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Help Portrait Vancouver 2017 Video
Help Portrait Vancouver 2017 Video

Reflecting back on a great time a few years back. This video by Joel Law.

Help Portrait Vancouver 2016 LIVE BLOG
Help Portrait Vancouver 2016 LIVE BLOG
Help Portrait Vancouver 2015 Video
Help Portrait Vancouver 2015 Video

Video by Steve Tan capturing some of the significance of photos and Help Portrait from a few of our guests this year.

Help Portrait Vancouver 2015 LIVE BLOG
Help Portrait Vancouver 2015 LIVE BLOG
BC Children’s Hospital 2015 behind the scenes
BC Children's Hospital 2015 behind the scenes

This was Help Portrait Vancouver’s sixth year returning to the Child Life Department at BC Children’s Hospital. It was probably the busiest we’ve ever seen it. The makeup and hair team were working non-stop in transforming patients, mothers and even grandmas with marvelous makeovers for their family portraits. The photo and editing team were kept […]

Help Portrait Vancouver 2014 Video
Help Portrait Vancouver 2014 Video

A recap video from our 2014 event at Union Gospel Mission. Many thanks to David Liao for the video.

Help Portrait Vancouver 2014 LIVE BLOG
Help Portrait Vancouver 2014 LIVE BLOG
Behind the scenes at BC Children’s Hospital Event
Behind the scenes at BC Children's Hospital Event

On November 6th, 2014 the team from Help Portrait Vancouver was thrilled and honoured to be back at BC Children’s Hospital for our annual visit to the Child Life Department. This is always a very special and emotionally uplifting event for those of us involved. We had some extra help this year to persuade our […]

Help Portrait Vancouver 2013 recap video
Help Portrait Vancouver 2013 recap video

Looking back at some memorable moments from last year

Help Portrait Vancouver 2013 LIVE BLOG
Help Portrait Vancouver 2013 LIVE BLOG
RECAP: BC Children’s Hospital Event
RECAP: BC Children's Hospital Event

We were so thrilled to once again host a Help-Portrait event at BC Children’s Hospital! There were so many smiles and laughs that brightened everyone’s day, and it was clear that a great time was had by all! One particular patient stood out for Roger Hur, lead photographer for the event. The patient was a very […]

Help Portrait Vancouver 2012 LIVE BLOG
Help Portrait Vancouver 2012 LIVE BLOG
BC Children’s Hospital 2012 Live Blog
BC Children's Hospital 2012 Live Blog
TV News Coverage [Videos]
TV News Coverage [Videos]

Thank-you to all of the TV news stations that came down to Union Gospel Mission to tell the story of Help-Portrait 2011. We really appreciate you spreading the word of our event. Here are the news clips from CBC, Global, CTV & Radio-Canada:

Welcome to Help Portrait Vancouver’s 2011 Live Blog!

This year, we’re planning to share with you what has been most important to us since day one – the stories. The people that walk into Help Portrait Vancouver every year never fail to touch our lives in tremendous ways. So please, step in through the doors of Union Gospel Mission and be with us […]

Global TV Interview [video]

Steph Limage and Grace Edge were interviewed on Global TV Noon News this afternoon. They did an amazing job! Take a look.

BC Children’s Hospital 2011

Early Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011, a small group of 12 volunteers from Help-Portrait Vancouver arrived at BC Children’s Hospital. With the enthusiastic support of Child Life Department Director Diane Hart and here team, the volunteers set up a small studio space and invited the patients and families of the terminally-ill ward in for closed studio […]

What An Amazing Day!

On December 4th, 2010, along with 60 other countries, we held the 2nd annual Help-Portrait event. And what a day it was. Saturday just started off brilliant; clear skies, crisp air, and the sun rising over the mountains. It was the perfect backdrop as the tents for our block party started to come together. As […]

Help-Portrait is… [video]

The first of many video of this year’s Help Portrait Vancouver 2010. Much more to come soon! Help-Portrait Vancouver 2010 from Steve Tan on Vimeo.

Help-Portrait Vancouver 2010 is Tomorrow!

We are SO excited for Help-Portrait tomorrow! This year’s event is going to be lots of fun. We are holding a Family Block Party on Heatley street in front of UGM’s Maurice McElrea Place, 361 Healtey Avenue. There will be live music all day, face painting, a magician and hot chocolate for everyone. This year […]

BC Children’s Hospital

On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010, we had the privilege of holding an event at BC Children’s Hospital for terminally ill patients and their families. It was an amazing experience! Our first little boy wanted to come meet us all as we were having a meeting with Diane Hart, Director of Child Life Deptarment. Kade walked […]

Helping Us Give Portraits

WE NEED YOUR HELP to make Help-Portrait Vancouver 2010 a success this year. Our event has grown and we hope to welcome between 600 to 800 people through our doors. We need your help to give portraits to so many people. We are in need of funds to cover the growing cost of printing supplies […]

Food & Toy Drive

We are holding a food and toy drive for Help-Portrait Vancouver this year. Become a community drop-site and rally people around you to give. You can download the food and toy media kit here. If you have any questions please email Stephanie Forster.

Help-Portrait Vancouver 2010 Location

We are honoured to be holding our 2010 event at Union Gospel Mission’s Maurice McElrea Place. The event will start at 11:30am and run till 5:30pm. If you would like to be involved please contact Ian Sheh (lead photographer) or Stephanie Forster (community coordinator).

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Help-Portrait Vancouver (help-portrait-vancouver.com) is an independent group of volunteers who are participating in the worldwide Help-Portrait, Inc. movement to give portraits away to the underprivileged. This is not an officially sponsored Help-Portrait Inc site, and is not managed by Help-Portrait, Inc. The opinions and views expressed on this website do not reflect those of Help-Portrait Inc. (www.help-portrait.com).