Helping Hands

SPRING APPEAL

HELP US HELP THE HOMELESS!

VIDEO: Helping Hands Reaches Out  

 

Spring Appeal!

Our tenth Safe Haven season ended on April 21, after 159 nights, but our mission to end homelessness in Rockland County continues.

Please consider a generous donation to Helping Hands. Despite our best efforts, there are still many people coming to us daily for help.

Use our donation button at the top of the page, or send your donation to:

Helping Hands, PO Box 240, Nyack, NY 10960

 

Please help us help people like Jerry (in the video above) and recent guests like Dennis and Gail:

Dennis Morris at our Outreach Center

 

 

“When we came to you all, we had no shoes. If it wasn’t for this place, I don’t know where we’d be right now.”—Dennis, speaking of himself and his partner, Gail, who had spent winter nights sleeping in a heating duct before they first found Helping HandsRead more…

Read Gail’s letter–“How to save lives.”

When our volunteers took part in the Annual HUD Point-in-Time Count in January, we found people sleeping in tents, lean-tos and shacks like the one pictured below in temperatures approaching zero degrees.

We can do better!

Somebody lives here

We are developing a plan

for a mixed-use housing facility,

with supportive services,

which will enhance the community in which it stands. 

Read more…

 

Homeless and don’t know where to turn?

Come  to our Outreach Center today:

Call 845-356-0100 for information

Free services for the homeless:

Showers, laundry, clothing and toiletries–all free of charge.

Drop-offs of clean, gently used and seasonally appropriate clothing welcome during Outreach Center hours. Call 845-356-0100 during business hours for help or to arrange a drop-off of donations.

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