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Saving Memories in Oso, Washington

Saving Memories in Oso, Washington

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is on the ground helping to save photos buried under the mud. Ongoing Search and Rescue Operation, Ryan Ike/FEMA Shortly after the devastating mudslide in Oso, Washington, OPR was contacted to see if we could offer help to the families. Unlike other disasters where OPR comes in after the first responders and sets a plan in motion for a copy run, we were lucky to have... [Read more]


Operation Photo Rescue Coming to Central Illinois

Operation Photo Rescue Coming to Central Illinois

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is teaming up with the Washington District Library and Fondulac District Library to help restore photos for residents in Central Illinois that were hit by tornadoes on November 17, 2013. On November 21, just four days after the disaster, Genna Buhr (Public Service Manager at Illinois Fondulac Library) contacted OPR to see if we would be interested in teaming up with the... [Read more]


Operation Photo Rescue Headed to Moore, Oklahoma on October 12-13

Operation Photo Rescue Headed to Moore, Oklahoma on October 12-13

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) will be at the Moore Public Library to help families whose photos were damaged by the tornadoes in May of 2013.   Send to Facebook Read More →


Operation Photo Rescue to Help Lindsborg, KS

Operation Photo Rescue to Help Lindsborg, KS

One day only at the Mc Pherson County Old Mill Museum in Lindsborg, KS,  Operation Photo Rescue will help those with damaged photos from the recent flooding.   Send to Facebook Read More →


Class Assignment: Show a Random Act of Kindness

Class Assignment: Show a Random Act of Kindness

Late in February of this year I received an email from Kristy Cranston, a student at Brooklyn College studying to become a Speech Pathologist, who needed to fulfill a minimum of 2.5 hours of volunteering at an organization of choice. Kristy is on Dennis McKeever’s right. Other classmates names withheld by request. In Kristy’s words: As a current resident of Staten Island and a former resident... [Read more]


Restoring Photos from the Moore, Oklahoma Tornado

Restoring Photos from the Moore, Oklahoma Tornado

Photos found from the Moore, OK  tornado. Photo Courtesy: Mark Zimmerman Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is gearing up to help residents of Moore, OK that were hit by an EF-5 tornado on May 210, 2013. Our first priority is not to hamper the clean up and give families time to locate their belongings. Because of the large number of photos that have been displaced, we will be working with groups that collect... [Read more]


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