Inspiring Kids With Cancer Through Photography

September 22, 2015

Angie Rushing, pictured far left, has photographed several Pablove Shutterbugs classes over the years. Most recently, she helped The Pablove Foundation document the 5-Week photography program in Austin, Texas. View her original blog post on her website. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and over the past year, I have had the amazing opportunity to […]

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The First Day of School

September 10, 2015

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Those four words fly right by the ears and eyes of most people. Why wouldn’t they – unless there’s some personal meaning attached to them? September is also back to school month for many families. When most parents are posting their child’s first day of school photo on their […]

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Pablove Shutterbugs Alumni Camp

My Name is Ian and I am a Cancer Survivor

July 30, 2015

My name is Ian and I am a cancer survivor. I found out about Pablove at a Kaiser Christmas party when my mother and I met Eva Schlomann who introduced us to the organization. During the 8-week program, I was acquainted with the wonderful world of photography. I was shown not only new perspectives to […]

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Children with Cancer Use Cameras with Pablove Shutterbugs

June 8, 2015

Photographers are always looking for ways to capture the world as they see it. The way in which a photographer captures an image is a representation of emotion and how they see the world. But what kinds of photos are created when the photographer knows they have an illness, unsure about the longevity of their life? […]

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National Endowment for the Arts Awards $10,000 to Pablove Shutterbugs

May 6, 2015

We are thrilled to announce that The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded The Pablove Foundation a grant of $10,000 to provide the Pablove Shutterbugs program to more kids on Los Angeles! The Pablove Foundation is proud to be one of the nonprofit organizations nationwide selected to receive an NEA Art Works grant. […]

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Coming Full Circle: A Celebration in Focus

May 6, 2015

Jane Cheung is Vice-President of Programs at The Pablove Foundation. Pablove Shutterbugs is an awesome gig and she is honored to have served the program for two and a half years running. If you ever wondered about how we were able to pull off 15 Pablove Shutterbugs programs across the country, you’re in for a […]

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“I just wanna say thank you…”

February 23, 2015

Austen Williams has been a volunteer with The Pablove Foundation in New Orleans since 2011. Austen joined the Pablove Shutterbugs team as a teaching assistant when it launched in New Orleans in 2014 and has been sharing her (Pab)love with students ever since. When I heard that the Pablove Shutterbugs program was coming to New […]

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Volunteer with Pablove in Los Angeles!

January 21, 2015

Happy 2015 from your friends at Pablove! Want a perfect way to kickstart those resolutions? Come volunteer with us! Pablove Shutterbugs Parent Orientation Spanish Translator – Thursday 29, 2015 We are seeking a Spanish-speaking volunteer translator who can translate important information about the program at our orientation session for parents who have signed up for […]

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Karen volunteering

“My heart burst wide open!”

January 12, 2015

Last year, I had the privilege of becoming a Lead Teaching Artist in Denver with the Pablove Shutterbugs photography program. I got the chance to work with some remarkable, young “budding artists,” helping them to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. When I heard that the Pablove Shutterbugs program would be offered […]

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Cow by Dustin

A day in the life…cows included

December 22, 2014

Pablove Shutterbugs helps kids forget about their hospital life. It was fun and exciting all at the same time, and I am very thankful that Akron Children’s Hospital could be a part of it this fall. Many kids, including myself, have spent a lot of days and nights in the hospital without being able to […]

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Palo Alto class

Pablove Shutterbugs: an anchor in a foggy landscape

December 8, 2014

A few months ago my life changed forever. Cancer touched my life, and now it affects me everyday. Adjusting to the new lifestyle is difficult. Going through chemo is even harder. Having chemo every week and other doctor appointments in between, it makes it difficult to enjoy many things because of how I feel: exhausted, […]

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25 Ways to Pablove on Giving Tuesday

December 2, 2014

This Giving Tuesday, give the gift of photography to a child living with cancer. We’re raising $60,000 this month to bring Pablove Shutterbugs to 60 children next year. Here’s how your gift can help: $11 – Provides a student with a Pablove Shutterbugs t-shirt $50 – Supplies a stack of applications for an entire community […]

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Volunteers needed in Los Angeles

November 19, 2014

With the holidays coming up, you know you want a dose of the warm + fuzzies in your life. Come volunteer with us and we’ll hook you right up! Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show – December 6, 2014 Help us celebrate our Pablove Shutterbugs Los Angeles graduates! We just can’t get over this event…get ready to […]

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Siblings through a Shutterbugs lens

Finding “normal” through a camera lens

November 17, 2014

To our family, Pablove Shutterbugs has meant happy times, smiles, hidden talents revealed, and union. We first heard of Pablove at the clinic where Nella was being treated. She was too young at the time for the Pablove Shutterbugs program so we waited a whole year. The wait was worth it. The very first time […]

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Pablove in Tacoma

“Today, I am happy…”

October 30, 2014

A few weeks ago, an email dropped into my inbox that has stuck with me ever since. It read: Dear Raul, Today, I feel satisfied and fulfilled…at least for today because I have her application in hand…filled out, signed and faxed. She is 16 and just found out her leukemia is back. She got the […]

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Our New York Shutterbugs on a field trip

The voices of Pablove Shutterbugs

October 27, 2014

Pablove Shutterbugs has been hard at work in a record-setting 15 cities across the country this year. We admit it–we’re pretty darn proud. In a special series of blog posts launching this week, you’ll get to hear from six unique voices from our Pablove Shutterbugs communities across the country. Students, parents, volunteers, medical professionals, and […]

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Pablove Shutterbugs at the Audubon Zoo

Pablove Shutterbugs get wild!

October 3, 2014

As summer turns to fall, Pablove Shutterbugs across the country are undergoing their own transformation…into photographers! Our first group of students will celebrate completion of their Pablove Shutterbugs 5-week course this weekend in New Orleans. Here’s a look back at one of the highlights of the session–the documentary field trip to the Audubon Zoo! Our […]

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