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Don't miss our Celebration of Smiles Day again this year!

  • Published March 13th, 2015 by Virginia L. S. Freire
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Same great goal of saving as many smiles as we can!  This year we will have a special focus on classic black and white portraits.

Call today to reserve your session wtih your $24 donation at 917-669-3711.  Sessions are limited.

Can't attend Celebration of Smiles Day but still want to make a donation?  Attending but want to do a little more?  Call or email the studio at studio@virginiafreire.com to find out how!

Rocking the Park!

  • Published October 8th, 2014 by Virginia L. S. Freire
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Fall is the busiest time of year at the studio.  We have been packing in sunrise and sunset sessions with that most perfect of fall foliage filtering the sun's warm autumn glow.  I spend so much of my time in Prospect Park -- photographing families, walking, playing soccer with my daughter, picnics, and traning for marathons (okay, that is my husband, not me).  Raising money to support Prospect Park has been one of the highlights of my fall at last week's Prospect Park Gala honoreeing the amazing LeFrak family who made the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center possible.  Most of us have ice skated, roller skated, or splashed around on their summer splash pad and it is such a great addition to the Park. I was fired up to donate gift cards worth $600 to the studio in exchange for a $100 donation to the Park last week.  It was an awesome evening and we were part of raising thousands for the park in a single evening.  Thank you to everyone for the support!

There are lots of ways that you can support the amazing Prospect Park year round at http://www.prospectpark.org/support.  The park depends on charitable and volunteer support from all of us in the community to keep it beautiful!


Book Your Smile Session for April 5th!

  • Published March 12th, 2014 by Virginia L. S. Freire
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It's that time of year again!  On April 5th, 2014, we will once again be participating in the nationwide fundraising campaign organized by the Professional Photographers of America benefiting Operation Smile.  Last year, as a group we raised more than $48,000 -- and with incredible support from our community here in Brooklyn, Virginia L. S. Freire Photography raised more than $1300 in donations and Smile Sessions to contribute towards that total.  But I know we can do more.

 

Here is how we will be raising money:

- Smile Sessions -- Make a $24 donation and in exchange we will give you a 15 minute Smile Session and 5x7 gift portrait as our way of saying thanks!  Want more than one person photographed, you can always book more than one Smile Session!

- Additional purchases -- I will be donating 10% of all additional proceeds from Smile Sessions directly to Operation Smile.

- Donate More -- There is no limit to the good we can do! Match the donations made for Smile Sessions or just make an outright donation.  We will send all the donations from Smile Sessions, Additional Purchases, Matching Donations, and Individual Donations in together as one big contribution.

 

But it doesn't stop there.  Johnny and I are matching the first 10 sessions booked with a personal donation turning those $240 into $480.  When you book your session, it will be worth double -- working overtime to save another smile.

There's more!  We already have our first $120 donation committed. 

$240 pays for one surgery -- one smile saved.  With 10 Smile Sessions, we will have paid for one surgery.  So with just 10 sessions (and you know we can do more than that!) we have already raised enough for 2.5 smiles.  So let's do it. 

Call today at 917-669-3711 to get on the studio's schedule... Our Celebration of Smiles Day is just weeks away!

 

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