CEO Spring Update

I just love Springtime in the Puyallup Valley! Getting outside and feeling the sun on my face. Seeing the daffodils begin to pop up in places I had forgotten I planted them. Checking my schedule to see if I can steal away for a day at the Puyallup Spring Fair. And, of course, baseball season!…

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March 27, 2019 by: Kevin Bates Category: Blog | 0 Comments

Grace’s Story: 100 Phone Calls to a Breakthrough…

Grace was in a rough spot, yet again. After nearly four years, she felt as though she was still just…hanging…on… In 2014, Grace’s husband unexpectedly passed away, leaving her as a single mom raising three kids under ten years old. She had been a stay-at-home mom, not having worked for years. With her husband as…

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July 13, 2018 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments

Linda and Joselyn – Ready for a Change!

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough. Richard M. DeVos Linda* had been homeless for over 4 ½ years, living and sleeping in her car. She has limited mobility, often unable to walk…

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April 5, 2018 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments

Meet Lisa

Meet Lisa Schultz – Emergency Shelter Program Specialist Q:  How long have you been at Helping Hand House? A:   I’ve been with HHH as the Emergency Shelter Program Specialist since February of 2016. Prior to that, I worked as the director of Open Hearth Ministries for 6 years. I always worked closely with HHH to…

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April 4, 2018 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments

Board Chair’s Report

“Don’t get tired of helping others. You will be rewarded when the time is right, if you don’t give up.” – Galatians 6:9 This work isn’t easy – not even for us. A pregnant 26-year-old woman and her 6-year-old daughter arrive on the doorstep of Helping Hand House, fleeing an abusive relationship, with the hope…

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February 28, 2018 by: lauriej Category: Blog | 0 Comments