Help Philip Replace His Stolen Camera

My boyfriend, Philip Ethridge, is a professional photographer here in Houston.  He began this career path a little over four years ago when he found his passion behind the camera, rather than a desk. He’s a force of a human being behind the lens, an amazing friend, brother, son, and partner.
On Friday, December 6, 2019, while shooting for a client at a church in northwest Houston, his camera and lens (Canon 5D Mark IV and Sigma Art lens) were stolen from his camera bag while his back was turned. 
He has filed a police report and called all the pawn shops in the area near the theft, but he’s had no luck getting it back. 
Philip’s livelihood relies on this camera, so he needs a replacement ASAP.
Given that his 30th birthday is December 19th, I wanted to reach out to friends and family to contribute what they can to help get him back on his feet, and back to doing what he loves. 
Anyone who knows him knows that he hates to ask for help, and would have a very hard time doing this for himself. I want to give back and show him that his friends, family, and community have his back, and are here to help. 
Lets show this incredible man some love!

Become the first supporter

Your donation matters

GoFundMe protects your donation

We guarantee you a full refund for up to a year in the rare case that fraud occurs. See our GoFundMe Giving Guarantee.

See all


Elena Vann
Houston, TX

Your easy, powerful, and trusted home for help

  • Easy

    Donate quickly and easily.

  • Powerful

    Send help right to the people and causes you care about.

  • Trusted

    Your donation is protected by the  GoFundMe Giving Guarantee.