A few weeks back I was contacted by a public relations assistant for The Sunshine Foundation to see if I was interested in being part of the organization. At the time, I have to admit, I actually did not know what this foundation was, so I started asking around. I have come to learn all the amazing and great things this foundation has done (For me, it seems the easiest way to describe it is similiar to the Make A Wish foundation)
They asked if I was willing to donate my time to photograph a little girl and her family who were chosen for a Sunshine Wish.
When I met Miss A and her family- it left absolutely no doubt in my mind that I had made the right decision to connect with this foundation. To say this was an incredible family is such a vast understatement that I feel that I couldn’t put into words their true nature.
Miss A was vibrant and sweet, and by God, she has the most beautiful smile. It’s truly infectious. We had a lot in common, Miss A loved being artistic- which is clearly right up my alley! And I can only hope that as my daughters get older, they continue to love each other as deeply as these two sisters do.
I had such a blast, even if we had to battle the troops of mosquitoes who were determined to interfere with our session. (Hey, I only came home with 19 bites on my upper legs, as counted by my daughter). Hopefully the family was luckier than I was in the mosquito battle.
I truly wish this family the best, and I hope to see Miss A and her family again.
And I count myself lucky to have accepted this request to work with the Sunshine Foundation of Canada- it so far, has lead me to meeting a wonderful family and I look forward to more!