Heart Gallery of America All Children Deserve a Family
"All Children Deserve a Family"

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Who Can Help

Volunteer as a photographer

You are a photographer and you want to volunteer?
Click the button and fill parts 1 to 5 of the form.

and contact your local agency: Heart Galleries by State

Professional photographers, child placing agencies, concerned citizens, business people, state agencies and others concerned about child adoption issues have stepped up to meet the need and present children waiting for adoption with dignity in artistic fine art portraits.

Beautiful Heart Gallery portraits capture the children's individuality, their smile and spirit. These portraits are framed and displayed throughout the community in different venues. Adoption premieres, galas, and expos are organized where hundreds of families come to learn about adoption and view the children's portraits.

Many of the Heart Gallery children have been placed with loving adoptive families and many other children have been placed due to the adoption awareness that is spread throughout the community through Heart Gallery events.

Volunteer and In-Kind for Heart Gallery

National

To volunteer or make in-kind donations for Heart Gallery of America ® Inc. events, please go to the Contact Us page and fill out the form. Some of the volunteer opportunities are:

  • Help locate venues for Heart Gallery of America National events
  • Assist in web content development, editing, and maintenance
  • Assist in National events and fundraisers
  • Promote Heart Gallery nationally
  • Locate national celebrity spokepersons
  • Marketing strategies to support adoption through Heart Gallery

In Your State

If you would like to volunteer in your state please go to your state's Heart Gallery page. The contact information for you to call or email is located there. You can find your state in the section My State Heart Galleries. Some of the volunteer/in-kind opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Photographers
  • Framers
  • Caterers
  • Help organize beauty & barbershop "hair days" prior to the photo shoots
  • Website design/developers and maintainers
  • Brochure, invitation and other print material designers
  • Transport portraits to the different venues
  • Assist in setup and tear-down of the portrait displays
  • Special Events/Fundraisers
  • Host the Heart Gallery portraits at your agency, church, museum, business, library, airport, City Hall, government agency or State Capital.
  • Help with creating Life Books-These serve as a scrap book/photo albums that allow children to retain memories of their lives with their foster parents, foster siblings, etc.
  • Other activities as needed

 

Testimonies

My Experience with the Minnesota Heart Gallery Holly Diestler, Volunteer Photographer


Holly Diestler, Volunteer Photographer: "The feeling I get in helping out these kids is indescribable."

Check out her reflections: ampersandfamilies.org