Video: Project Comparison – For Their Families

Project Compassion was founded in 2003 by Kaziah Hancock, a professional Utah artist and goat rancher. She was moved to create a portrait of a fallen Utah soldier for his family, after hearing his story on local radio, as a personal gift of appreciation for their sacrifice. Kaziah was encouraged by friends to continue to create these offerings for the families of other military casualties, and resolved to do so for as long as her time and financial resources would permit. She created 23 additional portraits for other Americans before she incorporated Project Compassion Soldier Fund, Inc. as a certified nonprofit organization in September, 2004. A major benefactor stepped up to cover the cost of artist supplies shortly thereafter, enabling the natural next steps of building Project Compassion to where it is today.

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Project Compassion Soldier Fund, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanitarian organization, provides one original, gallery-quality 18″x24″ oil portrait of American military and law enforcement casualties who have died in active service since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Our sole mission is healing their loved ones through our gift of art.

As of May 15, 2008, Project Compassion includes a 3-person board of directors including founding artist Kaziah Hancock, five volunteer artists, and one part-time administrative staffer.

Find Out Requirements and Request a Portrait here

Sgt Dillie’s Thoughts:  “Beautiful Portraits, any family of a Fallen Hero would be proud of.”

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