The Pictures of Hope photography program affords homeless children with cameras. Celebrity photographer Linda Solomon created Pictures of Hope in 2006 to help homeless children write down and then share their ambitions, wishes and dreams through photography.
The recent photos taken will be made into holiday greeting cards to be sold in benefit for Tenants Empowerment Network Program of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington. Proceeds from the greeting cards made will benefit local transitional housing programs and homeless shelters.
Federal Programs Related to - Children & Youth Services
Programs that provide a wide variety of informational, social and supportive services for children and youth. Adolescent Services; Child Welfare; Children's Social Services; Children's Services; Kinship Care; Youth Services
Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless
Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.
Nobel Peace Prize winner, founder of Grameen Bank and chairman, Muhammad Yunus, writes about happiness: That happiness comes from many sources, not as the current economic framework assumes, just from making money.