Fotokids, originally called Out of the Dump, from its humble beginnings has served over a thousand at-risk children affected by poverty and violence by giving them a chance to dream of a better life, using photography, graphic design, media technology and vocational training experience as a tools for self-expression, creativity, leadership, and future employment. The ability to secure employment assures they will not have to migrate in order to survive.

Meet the Fotokids Executive Director, Evelyn Mansilla, as well as the Fotokids Board of Directors:

Nancy McGirr, Founder
Royce Nicolaisen, President
Austin Lau Vice President
Logan Robertson, Secretary

Walter Trask, Treasurer
Matt Strain
Deborah O’Grady
Georgiana Young


Fotokids is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Please consider making a charitable gift today. To learn more about how your gift makes a difference, please visit our Donate page. Thank you!