Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Below are the two schedules for copy runs at Charleston and Richwood, WV. If you would like a PDF file of either flier, please send an email to: info@operationphotoresue.org Photo Courtesy of Richwood by Chris Drennen Thumbnail by Jan Neil Fliers designed by Victoria Walters   Margie Hayes OPR President   Send to Facebook

The photo above was shot by Jeromy Rose in Richwood, WV on June 23 this year as floods devastated his town. Much of West Virginia had rain totals of 8 to 10 in as little as a few hours. It was the third-deadliest flash flood in West Virginia’s history. Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is in […]

Ten years ago on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall and history for the devastation she brought. Two photojournalists, Dave Ellis and Becky Sell, wanted to help after seeing a photo thrown away by a family that Becky was doing a story on.  She did some photo restorations and then ask Dave if maybe […]

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) has plans in the works to travel to Austin and Houston, TX for a copy run following the catastrophic flooding in the state. Right now search and rescue is still ongoing and after that a sufficient time frame will have to happen to let people return to their homes. Please help […]

Thanks to Kristen Regan and Krist Lien and students from the Pensacola State College for their help with OPR’s copy run in Pensacola, FL. We continue to have photos coming in through the college and also one family that had their damaged photos scanned by FedEx and sent to us on a CD. Omar Forty, […]

Florida suffered widespread devastation with record flooding not seen in 130 years. Twenty-four inches fell in some areas within a 24-hour period. To give you a better understanding the scope of the flooding, check on this page of the Pensacola News Journal. Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) has been in the planning stage for months and […]

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is on the ground helping to save photos buried under the mud. 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 […]

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 […]

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

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