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

Meet Pat Williams, Director of Housing Operations at Helping Hand House

Q: How long have you been at Helping Hand House? A: I’m going into my 19th year. Q: What is your primary focus at Helping Hand House? A: Helping families overcome homeless and become permanently housed. Many kids haven’t had stability in their lives and being homeless will have adverse effects and kids moving to…

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May 22, 2017 by: emgadmin Category: Blog | 0 Comments