In April of 2021, I started a project called Resplendent Residents of the Leach Home, where I did free portraits of the seniors that call the Leach Home in Wahpeton their home. It was the best day ever for me and for the staff that took part in helping my idea come to life- and it turned out better than I ever expected! The idea is to give families a beautiful image of their loved one who is living out their golden years, and to give my models a self-confidence boost to help improve their lives a little. Some had long term illnesses, and sadly did pass after our event but their families expressed so much gratitude that they could have a special portrait that they never would have gotten otherwise.
Funded by Cass Clay (March 2022)