Get to know our Board Chairman

Helping Hand House is thrilled to introduce David Sattler as the new Chairman of our Board of Directors. David’s passion to help families escape the clear and present danger of experiencing homelessness led him to join HHH’s board in November of 2016 after honestly considering what part he should play in the battle to get…

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September 28, 2017 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments

Get to Know our CEO

After a 17-year career at the largest credit union in the United States serving churches, schools, and other ministries, Kevin Bates was looking to continue serving his community by connecting with an organization making a difference in the lives of those in need. Introduced to Helping Hand House in March of 2015, he joined the…

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September 1, 2017 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments

We’ve Evolved!

It has been said that the only thing that is constant is CHANGE. During Help Hand House’s 34 years of serving homeless families in Pierce County, we have definitely seen our fair share: Changes in the economy that lead to refinement of service practices to ensure we care for as many families as possible. Changes…

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August 31, 2017 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments

President’s Report

In the nearly three years I have served Helping Hand House, we have experienced significant transition. The goal of any change we’ve made is purposed with a singular purpose: organizational health. Only healthy organizations (with healthy board, staff and volunteers) can sustainably serve people in crisis. Being healthy means focusing on our finances, programs, HR,…

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June 7, 2017 by: emgadmin Category: Blog | 0 Comments

Necessity Provides the Spark…

The first recorded mention of the well-known saying “Necessity is the mother of invention” comes from Plato’s Republic in about 369 A.D. This phrase has grown as a self-evident truth in our society – when a problem presents itself, something, or someone, will come along and accept the challenge to “invent” a way to address…

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May 23, 2017 by: emgadmin Category: Blog | 0 Comments