Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Shoots for a Cure | Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honor of this, and my involvement with Shoots for a Cure, I have decided to give back to them for the great work they do. For every session either held or booked in the month of October, I will donate a portion of all of my session fees to this great organization. This money will be paid directly to The American Cancer Society, the Susan G Komen Foundation, or used 100% for marketing and awareness of their program. If you have already held a session or just can’t right now, but would still like to donate, please contact me to learn how you can help!

 

And please, if you or anyone you know is currently or has recently gone through cancer treatments, contact me to book a COMPLIMENTARY session to honor and celebrate your battle!

 

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And here is some more information on this great organization: 

Kristin Merck Photography, LLC is excited to announce a partnership with Shoots for a Cure (formerly known as Think Pink Photography). Think Pink Photography was founded in October 2007 to support individuals and their families who have been touched by breast cancer. We are a charitable organization that serves two main purposes – celebrating life and supporting the cause. Recently, we changed our name and our support. We now want to support ALL cancer patients, not just breast cancer.

Through our professional photographer network, we are helping cancer patients to celebrate life with charitable photography sessions. Individuals may choose to document their fight against the disease before or during treatment, or prefer to capture their victory by scheduling a session within 12 months after treatment is completed. Photographers world-wide are now available to donate time and talent to celebrate life and support the cause. There is no cost or obligation to the cancer patient. Clients participating in a Shoots for a Cure session will receive a complimentary photo session, as well as a set of 10 small prints from the session. They will also receive a discount on any additional portraits they wish to purchase, although there is absolutely no purchase required at any time.

To support the cause, we donate and fundraise for The American Cancer Society and the Susan G Komen Foundation. All funds generated through donations and various fundraising efforts are paid directly to The American Cancer Society, the Susan G Komen Foundation, in our name, or used 100% for marketing and awareness of our program.

Please subscribe to our blog (on the Shoots for a Cure website) and tell your friends and family about Shoots for a Cure. Awareness is everything and we can’t be successful without you.

I encourage you to view our website, make a donation, or hire a photographer that supports Shoots for a Cure! If you hire me, mention Shoots for a Cure and I will make a personal donation to the organization. If you, or someone you know, would like to schedule a Shoots for a Cure session, please contact me for details.

I am very proud to be a network photographer with Shoots for a Cure, and am anxious to get the word out about this amazing program. For more information, you can contact me, or you can visit the Shoots for a Cure website at http://shootsforacure.com


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