Every day now, it seems photographers around the world are ponying up money for a Kickstarter campaign to get some new piece of camera gear get made, or a new camera bag, or some obscure lens. Does the world really need another photo gadget? Don’t get me wrong, I love gadgets as much as the next guy, but I’ve found something that will make you feel better than any gadget you’ve ever bought. Instead of buying something, you can save someone.
Today, as a photographer, you can do something bigger. Something that really means something in the bigger picture. Instead of backing someone’s get rich quick scheme, why not donate just a few bucks to feed some wonderful kids living in an tiny orphanage in Nakuru, Kenya? This is an orphanage the wonderful photographers who read this blog helped build from literally an empty plot of land, into one that cares and feeds more than 30 awesome children.
But they need our help.
If you want to do something today that will make you feel far better than backing yet another kickstarter camera gadget, this is your chance.
So far, we’ve raised $4,748 dollars, which absolutely helps (and for which I’m so grateful), but it’s just 13% of our $35,000 goal. The photo walk is just three weeks away, and we need your help.
You can help us get there. Give a buck. Give $5. Whatever you can give makes a HUGE difference to these kids, and this tiny orphanage. Maybe your company would like to donate. Maybe your friends. This all adds up. It really does.
Photo Walkers — I’m Calling Out To You!
I’m encouraging anyone taking part in my 9th annual Worldwide Photo Walk to give just a buck. $1. If we all do just that, we’ll easily reach our goal.
Here’s the link to the donation page we set up at Generosity.com for the orphanage. Doing this will make your day, heck your whole week, that much better. It will.
Here’s wishing you an open heart and an open mind, for others in need.
I donated, now lets get this going.
You’re a good man, Ken Toney! :)
Donated … and bought a shirt … don’t forget the shirts! Looking forward to this years walk!
Thank you, Ven – and thanks for picking up a T-shirt – every one makes a big difference! :)