Across the United States, creative and renowned photographers
are capturing the spirits and personalities of children in need
of adoptive homes. Their photographs and portraits say much more
than a thousand words for children who wait for loving permanent
These men and women freely give of their valuable time and creative
talent to help children find families. The images bring the child's
personality and beauty into focus. Connections are made between
families who cannot resist the smile or the hope in the children's
"The picture just said something to us,
I can't tell you what it said."
"As soon as I saw it (portrait) I knew
he would be part of our life."
- " I could not get his picture out of my mind, we had to
Some photographers command hundreds even thousands of dollars
for a portrait, yet their main motive is to make a difference
in the life of a child and family.
You Can Help
Please contact your state Heart Gallery and volunteer.
If there is not a Heart Gallery in your area, start
one! Call your local child protective services division.