In the Media

Helping Hand House is a nationally-recognized leader in addressing issues related to family homelessness, homeless prevention, and permanent supportive housing models. Helping Hand House staff are often featured as expert interviews around topics of family homelessness and poverty issues.

Please note that the below is a non-exhaustive list of media mentions. Document links are PDF’s – please click here to get free Adobe Reader.

6.13.2012 – VIEW“A Legacy of Growth at Helping Hand House,”  Tacoma News Tribune/Puyallup Herald

10.25.2011 – VIEW“Office Depot gives donations to Helping Hand House at grand opening,”  Business Examiner

9.26.2011 – VIEW“Beds Not Buses: Housing vs. Transportation for Homeless Students,”  (p.12-13) Best practices report featuring Helping Hand House from The National Law Center for Homelessness & Poverty

8.11.2011 – VIEW“PSE Foundation awards $398,000 to local charities,”  Business Examiner

7.14.2011 – VIEW“Success Counted in Women’s Lives,” Tacoma News Tribune

6.1.2011VIEW“Puyallup South Hill Rotary Presents Vocational Service Awards To Five Citizens”, Rotary District 5020 News

5.18.2011VIEWRotary Honors Residents: HHH Volunteer Services Director recognized with Vocational Services Award, Tacoma News Tribune

2.22.2011VIEWHomelessness: Schools give students consistency amid uncertainty, Puyallup School District News

2.22.2011VIEWEfforts under way to increase emergency shelters for homeless families, Puyallup School District News

11.3.2010VIEW – Helping Hand House featured in Pierce County Affordable Housing Guidebook

4.16.2010 – VIEW“Puyallup South Hill Rotary hosting event benefiting Helping Hand House,”  Business Examiner

3.30.2010VIEW – ED Nola Renz featured in “A Little Glitz, A Little Glassblowing”, Building Changes Alert

2.3.2010VIEW“Puyallup Area Homeless Advocates Get $70,000 – Paul Allen grant should help 125 families this year”, Puyallup Herald

12.14.2009VIEW“For 25 years, these helping hands have worked to end homelessness, a family at a time”, Tacoma News Tribune

11.12.2009 VIEW“Milgard Lends Hand to Helping Hand House”, Milgard Windows & Doors site and

6.10.2009VIEW“Helping Hand House focuses on homelessness: Organization is celebrating 25 years in East Pierce County”, Puyallup Herald


Media Contact

For media inquiries or information, please contact:

Jamie Anderson
Development Director

(253) 848-6096 ext.15
(253) 770-1548 fax