Friday, July 19th, 2024

So it took me a little while to figure this out, because some times I get a bad case of the brain farts. I finally figured out how to create a groups in my address book that classified volunteers according to location. This little nugget of information made counting up the volunteers a whole lot […]

The volunteers of OPR span the globe. We have volunteers representing 44 different countries, territories or republics. In addition, OPR volunteers span across six of the seven continents (we’ll get you yet Antarctica). Canada can boast the most volunteers with 61 followed by the UK with 43 and Australia with 36. Here’s the rest of […]

OPR is now an official group listed on Facebook. So if you’re a member of the Facebooking scene, please join us there as well. Dave

I’m happy to announce that OPR will be heading to the Biloxi, MS area in late August to begin the process in restoring Katrina damaged photographs. The plan is to work from Thursday, August 23 through Saturday, August 25.  Exact hours and location have yet to be finalized, but will be soon. Anyone wishing to […]

Hey everyone, We’ve gotten some more press. This time from the LA Times. There are a few inaccuracies that I’m unhappy about. They also used a before and after that doesn’t show off our best work, but there are some really nice quotes from some people that we helped. You can read it here:,0,518898.story?page=1&coll=la-home-nation […]

OPR recently received this very nice thank you note : “Gentlemen: I have just received the restored picutres you mailed to my son-in-law, Guy C. These photos were all I could find in the muddy flood from Katrina that destroyed my home and took away my memories. I am very grateful for your not only […]

OPR is represented by 49 U.S. states. Apparently, Utah is the lone holdout. Although, I do not have location info on many volunteers. So if you’re from Utah, speak up. Outside of the U.S., OPR has volunteers from 37 different countries/territories/republics: They include (in no particular order): Canada, UK, Australia, Netherlands, Argentina, Germany, New Zealand, […]

Today, I just in-processed our first volunteer from Iran. I am amazed yet again how this simple idea based on the foundation of helping those in need is able to bring such a large and diverse group together. I think there’s hope for the world yet. Dave

Hi everyone, Just in case you haven’t visited the forum lately, I wanted to let you all know that there is a whole new batch of photos posted in Christine’s gallery and they are ready for restoration. These photos were collected from the Chalmette area of Louisiana back in November and December. Following is the […]

After one false start, I finally received word that my interview with Sen. Bill Bradley that I did several months ago will be airing tomorrow Sunday, March 18 on Sirius Satellite Radio. It will air on channel 102 (Sirius Stars) at 5:30 am, 6:30 am, 7:30 am, and 9:30 am ET, and then again this […]