Giving Back

One of Sarah's goals for Miles of Smiles Photography is to give back to the incredible Austin community that she is blessed to be a part of. Here are some ways that Sarah has enjoyed giving back through Miles of Smiles Photography over the years.

 
SPECIAL PROJECTS

Canvas Gallery Wrap Displays:

Sarah is honored to have her work and Canvas Gallery Wraps featured on the walls of the following medical offices and local business.  It gives her such joy seeing her adorable clients up on the walls of these great care locations and knowing that the staff and patients there are enjoying them so much.

Austin Regional Clinic - South OB/GYNClick here to see my displays there.

Renaissance Women's Group Dr. Mills & Dr. Montalvo's Exam Rooms: Click here to see my displays there.

Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine - South Location: Click here to see my displays there. {Installed 2014}

Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine - Cedar Park: Click here to see our gorgeous displays. {Installed 2017}

Petite Dental & Orthodontics: Click here to see their beautiful office featuring our work!  {Installed 2017}

Austin Scoops: Features some of our work.  {Installed 2014}

 

Partnered with "The Meridian Sun" monthly publication in the Meridian neighborhood in South Austin.  (Started Summer 2014)  We do complimentary mini-sessions for the featured families and children and our images are featured on the covers and inside of The Meridian Sun monthly publication.  

Did individual portraits of all 250 children at the Circle C Child Development Center in South Austin. (Fall 2012) Did group portraits of all classes at the Circle C Child Development Center for staff and parents to enjoy. (Spring 2012)

 

 

VOLUNTEERING

Did portraits of the Circle C children and families with SANTA (December 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016).  Click here

Did portraits of the Circle C children and families with the Easter Bunny (April 2015).  Click here.  

Did pictures of the Circle C children and families with the Easter Bunny (April 2014). Click here.

Did pictures of the Circle C Food Trailer Events (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Provided photography at the Circle C 4th of July parade in 2013, 2012, and 2011, and gave photos to families at no cost. Click here for some 2013 fun.

Provided free mini-sessions for 20 families at Austin Regional Clinic - South OB in Spring 2013 as part of partnership to outfit their new offices with professional canvas gallery wrap displays. (See above section.)  Click here and here for some cuteness.

Provided free family portraits at the "A Wonderful Life" event at First Evangelical Free Church in South Austin in December 2010 and 2011.

Provided family portraits for the Hartman family. Read about their inspiring faith and family here.   

Provided photography at the BBQ4JD event on Friday, April 29th, 2011 at the Circle C Child Development Center. Click here to see Bevo in action!

Sarah put on a free women's WalkFit class (mom / stroller fitness class) about once a month in South Austin from 2009-2012. 

 

DONATIONS

Please note: Due to Sarah's very busy schedule, and the time she needs to devote to her own family, donations are not available at this time. 

Donated a portrait session in February 2015 to The 3rd Annual Celebration of Life {In Loving Memory of Heather Gabbi and Benefitting Wonders & Worries}

Donated a portrait session to the MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) Sale as a raffle prize in February 2015.

Donated a portrait session to Mother's Milk Bank at Austin for their "Under the Milky Way" event in 2014. They raised over $15,000 for the Milk Bank's Charitable Care Program, which ensures that all infants with a medical need for mother's milk receive it, regardless of financial resources or insurance.

Donated a portrait session to Boone Elementary's Spring 2013 Carnival.

Donated a portrait session to CityServe Austin's Mission Banquet. CityServe Austin is a local network of churches focused on serving the needs of Austin.

Donated a portrait session to the Veritas Academy Legacy Gala taking place in Jan. 2012.

Donated a photography session to the Dell Children's Hospital "Corks for Kids" event on April 21, 2011 at Duchman Vineyard.

Donated a photography session for a silent aucition for the Xplode Austin event (hosted by the ABOR Foundation) to raise money for scholarships for central Texas high school children.

Donated a photography session for The Work at Home Woman's 2-year anniversary giveaway contest. Click here for a fun interview about Miles of Smiles Photography and how it got started.

Donated a photography session for the Manor ISD Education Foundation Annual Gala.

 

 

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