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Acclaimed New England Photographer Donald Verger Holds 'Faces of Innocence' Charity Event for the Innocence Project
Date:4/3/2009

'Faces' Verger's Fourth Exhibit to Benefit the IP - Over $2,200 In Donations Raised to Date

PORTLAND, Maine, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Verger, award-winning photographer and philanthropist is taking his personal experience with eyewitness misidentification and using it to help raise awareness for the nonprofit Innocence Project www.innocenceproject.org.

"We are deeply grateful to Mr. Verger for using his considerable talents to help the Innocence Project," said Audrey Levitin, Director of Development, the Innocence Project. "His photography show and fundraiser will raise awareness about the tragedy of wrongful convictions. The proceeds from the event will enable us to free the innocent and bring urgently needed reforms to the United States criminal justice system."

    Who:    Donald Verger www.donaldverger.com is an award-winning
            Photographer and Founder and President Emeritus of the
            world-renowned Children's Discovery Museum and Science
            Discovery Museum in Massachusetts.

    What:   "Faces of Innocence" exhibit featuring Verger's stunning
            images of Faceshttp://donaldverger.wordpress.com ranging
            from Portland to Italy to Pohnpei. Exhibition on display
            throughout April with 100% of sales donated to the
            Innocence Project.

    When:   Opening Artist Reception, Friday, April 3, 2009, from
            5:00 - 7:00 p.m. EST

    Where:  The Hilltop Coffee Shop, 90 Congress Street, Portland, Maine

    Media:  For Donald Verger Photography contact Heidi Hynes at
            978-302-1198; email heidi@thecia.net.

            For The Innocence Project contact Eric Ferrero at 212-364-5346;
            eferrero@innocenceproject.org.

About Donald Verger, Photographer, Naturalist, Philanthropist

Donald Verger is most widely recognized for his 40,000 dramatic images of Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A member of the Society for East End Arts in Portland, his photography work has earned him numerous awards and accolades including: "Fryeburg Fair Best in Show 2008," "Bangor Flower Show First Prize 2008," and "Fort Williams Art Show First Prize 2008." Verger's philanthropy work includes serving on the boards of prestigious nonprofit organizations, including Chairperson of UNICEF's New England Advisory Board, Wheelock College, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and the Massachusetts Cultural Alliance.

About The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project is a non-profit national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. The Innocence Project is also a founding member of The Innocence Network, a group of law schools, journalism schools and public defender offices across the country.


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SOURCE The Innocence Project; Donald Verger Photography
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