Samy's Camera Outreach

Samy's Camera Outreach The goodwill division of Samy’s Camera.  We provide empowering portraits for children’s & women’s causes, seniors, hospice patients, and animal shelters, plus free photography classes to low-income schools and youth groups. For info, volunteer opportunities & all media inquiries, press kit or photo requests, please contact the program director, Deborah Cloyed at outreach@samys.com.  

Samy’s Photo Camp: Remembering Spring

As school starts back up in full swing, I find myself reminiscing about last Spring’s stellar photography students. Spring 2017, we brought three new schools into the Samy’s Camera fold (and returned to beloved Good...

Annual Holiday Photo Booth – Camp Ronald McDonald

Camp Ronald McDonald threw its annual Holiday Party this December, for childhood cancer patients and their families.  Samy’s Camera was happy to be back for their 11th year, providing a free photo booth for all the...

Together We Rise: Photographing Foster-Adopt Success Stories

Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent?  Do you have a spare room in your home (and heart) to offer an infant, kid, or teen desperately needed shelter and love?  If you say...

Samy’s Camera Donates Photography Course in East Hollywood

Samy’s Camera Outreach happily donated a semester photography course to Kingsley Elementary, a 500-student LAUSD school in East Hollywood. The school’s dedicated principal Karina Salazar works hard to provide Kingsley’s students with quality education and...

Samy’s Camera Outreach Photographs Foster Care Adoptions

Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of motivated young adults and former foster youth. Their vision is to improve the lives of children in foster care, who often find themselves forgotten...

OYHFS Boys’ Group Home: Photography Workshop & Art Show

Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services (OYHFS) is a non-profit agency that provides comprehensive treatment, education, and support to more than 1,300 at-risk youth each year.  OYHFS provides so many services to LA families,...
Pug Nation LA

Samy’s Camera Outreach At Pug Nation Rescue

Never underestimate the power of a portrait, be it of a person or… a pug. Samy’s Camera Outreach spent an afternoon at Pug Nation Los Angeles, photographing their very adorable, adoptable houseguests. Pug Nation LA...

Operation: Love Reunited. Samy’s Camera Outreach Provides Free Patriotic Family Photo Sessions to...

"Giving back to those who want nothing more than to come home." That’s the motto of Operation: Love Reunited – a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides free professional photography sessions to military families dealing with...

Samy’s Camera Outreach Offers Free Photography Education at South LA’s Holy Name of Jesus...

This Fall Samy’s Camera Outreach was delighted to offer a semester photography course at South LA’s Holy Name of Jesus School free of charge.  Holy Name of Jesus parish has a long, rich history beginning...

Samy’s Camera Outreach Helps Music Education Non-Profit Expand

Samy’s Camera has a 40-year history of supporting children’s art education. We use our Outreach program to provide free photography courses and workshops to the students and youth most in need.  We are committed...