Saturday, July 13th, 2024

The OPR Team would like to give a major shout out to Bikken over at  Bikken was very excited about OPR and its mission and graciously donated one of his excellent paid themes for use in our forum.  Bikken has been on the bleeding edge of designing themes for the Simple Machines open-source forum […]

Continuing our expansion into the realm of social networking sites, we are now listed as an official cause on Facebook.  OPR can now be added to any Facebook profile and can collect donations made by any individual or group wishing to support us.  So, if you’re on Facebook, join the OPR Cause!  Invite your friends, and […]

At the time of writing there is a flurry of activity on our forum with many new members joining up this past week. This is largely thanks to NAPP giving us a write-up on their forum, for which we are extremely grateful. We’re also happy to announce that DigMyPics has entered into a partnership with […]

It seems our country has suffered so many devastating natural disasters this past year that one of our major sponsors has had to reallocate funding elsewhere. We now find ourselves in need of donations to help continue the great work started way back after Hurricane Katrina. So many charities are in need at the moment […]

Operation Photo Rescue was in Winona, MN April 25th and 26, at the Winona County Historical Society.  It was a successful two days, based on the help we were able to provide to the flood victims of that area.  Overall, we collected 415 damaged photos from 30 households, had 5 TV stations run news stories […]

This tribute to volunteers was written by one of our own very special volunteers, Karen Hagquist: For most of us in OPR, the long and patient work of restoring “lost photos” is a labor of love, because we love photos, and we appreciate their importance in our lives and the lives of others. Photos are […]

Bozeman, MT – April 18, 2008 – Operation Photo Rescue, a global not-for-profit photo restoration organization, is sending a team of volunteers to the Winona, MN region April 25 & 26 to gather family photos damaged during the flooding of August 2007. Led by President Christine (Swiggum) Pentecost, the team will set up photo restoration […]

I received a phone call yesterday from a woman who had recently received her restored photos. She was so impressed with the quality of the restorations, and so touched by the generous gift that Operation Photo Rescue had given her. These were very special photos to her, and she said it was hard to even […]

Exciting news! OPR will be going to Winona, MN April 25 & 26 for a copy run, assisting those that suffered loss of their photos during the awful flooding in August 2007. We are still working on the arrangements. If anyone is interested in volunteering on the copy run, please send me an email to […]

as lots of new updates will be provided.  We have just switched over to “.org”, we have new distribution coordinators, a new baby, a new president, lots of photos being mailed back to their owners, a new gallery in the forum, etc.  We have a lot of new and exciting happenings at Operation Photo Rescue.  […]