The Oldham Project began as a thought after the funeral of a second Oldham sister to die of cancer. Named for the two sisters who fought valiant, courageous fights but eventually succumbed to breast cancer and a third sister who ultimately saved her life with preventative surgery — the Oldham Project was conceived to document the lives of everyone who is fighting a battle for their lives. It is a tribute to them and their strength and courage.
In 2008, The Oldham Project became a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to providing free portrait sessions to those suffering from life threatening or terminal illnesses. Families in our community are suffering the loss of a loved one each and every day. Through this organization, we offer these fine portraits FREE of charge so that their memory may be kept alive for generations to come.
Founder: Terri Shaver
Current Board Members
John Madden, President President, Integrated Audio And Video
Kristin Ebert, Vice-President Design Services, Allegra Printing
Eric Sturdy, Jr., Treasurer Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Michigan State University
Joy Meade, Secretary Workplace Banking Market Manager, PNC Bank
Jessica Hill, Past-President Marketing Director, Equine Athlete
Michelle Dumaw Director, Nutrition Services, McLaren Greater Lansing
Karen Mee Volunteer
Sue Feenstra Executive Director, The Oldham Project