This is such a cool project!
The month of May is National Foster Care Month and a number of professional photographers are donating their time and talent by taking pictures of some of the 13,000 foster children in New York City.
There’s a few of these photos on 22 Words:
“Of course, it shouldn’t matter what a child’s photo looks like, but there’s no denying that it does make a difference when it comes to finding them a home. Laurie Sherman Graff, Heart Gallery’s executive director says that about a third of the children who are featured in this photo series end up finding forever families…” (see photos)
Not only that, but I’m hoping these kids get to keep a copy for themselves. It’s easy to take for granted having pictures of yourself growing up. Many of these kids are bounced around, never having recording their growing up years–if they even want to!
What an excellent idea. 😀