19th Anniversary Celebration

Thank You! Fundraiser at 109% of Goal

Thanks to generous donors we are now at 98.9% of goal.  Please contribute today.

We are closing out the celebration of our Nineteenth Anniversary fundraising campaign for the general operations fund that covers the costs in feeding and housing those in need. 

Without question, God has blessed our mission here in Albany. So, it is during this month of September we want to take the time to remember, as well as celebrate our small beginnings.
— Pastor John Leon, Executive Director

Do to the generous support of contributors we have now raised $20,780.16 which is 109.4% of our $19,000 goal.

There is still time to get involved helping the hungry and homeless during our 19th Anniversary Fundraiser. Please do so by sending us a check or you may make a secure online donation.

Please check our our special anniversary message from Albany Helping Hands Executive Director, Pastor John Leon titled, "Remembering New Beginnings- Albany Helping Hands 19th Anniversary", is in our latest Newsletter and on Pastor's Bi-Monthly Blog .

New Web Site Content

meals Served: 84,273

The data  is in and our meal service count continues the upward trend observed since January.   

  • The Annual (12 month rolling) meals served count now surpasses 84,273. 

Volunteer Of The YearMarilee Sapp is the recipient of the "Spirit of Pastor Bailey" award. More information from Democrat Herald front page article

For more information click here.

For more information click here.

Radio Interviews with AHH Board Members, Management, Staff, Volunteers and Guests. LIsten to the latest and archived mp3 files from live radio broadcasts on KGAL's Valley Talk.

Newspaper Stories:  Albany Democrat Herald news articles featuring Albany Helping Hands guests, volunteers and staff.

Picture Gallery: Christmas Trees, Shelter, Oregon Army National Guard, Woodlot and various events.

For the September Newsletter featuring Pastor John's message click here..

For the September Newsletter featuring Pastor John's message click here..

Please Get Involved

Coming Soon!

  • Details here on our Christmas Tree Lot Locations, Hours, Tree and Wreath Costs.  We will also have online a $5.00 off tree coupon
  • Information soon on "Home for the Holidays on the Radio".  AHH Staff and volunteers will be broadcasting the morning of Tuesday, November 22nd live on two local radio stations, KGAL and KSHO.

About Albany Helping Hands

Learn about the ministry of Albany Helping Hands, it's faith based mission and methods plus it's history back to the 1980's and the community of generous donors and volunteers

For a description of services, programs, and facilities at Albany Helping Hands, click the What, WhoPrograms, Retail and News sections.

For information on our Thrift Store, Firewood Lot, Pasture Raised Chicken Farm or our U-Haul Rental Dealership, click on the links (in blue) or the "Retail" link on the main menu.

To talk with us or arrange a tour please contact Pastor John or  Wayne Oakes at 541-926-4036.

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
— Proverbs 22:9 KJV
Click image of coupon above and print then present to Albany Helping Hands Thrift Store clerk to save $5.00 on a $20.00 purchase at our Thrift Store. Also print coupon to save $4.00 on one of our Pasture Raised Chickens. Present to clerk at Albany Helping Hands Woodlot or U-Haul to purchase our chicken.

Click image of coupon above and print then present to Albany Helping Hands Thrift Store clerk to save $5.00 on a $20.00 purchase at our Thrift Store.

Also print coupon to save $4.00 on one of our Pasture Raised Chickens. Present to clerk at Albany Helping Hands Woodlot or U-Haul to purchase our chicken.

We Sincerely Thank You

If you have donated or helped, thank you for your caring and generosity.

Nineteen years of generous donations have been transformed into blessings for those in need, impacting lives on a daily basis.

We thank the caring individuals, churches, organizations and businesses  who have contributed. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. 

Your new donations are welcome and are critically needed for us to continue our ongoing ministry. 

Please contribute online with a secure one time credit or debit charge to your MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express.

If you prefer, please mail your check, drop off at office, or phone in your contributions.

Albany Helping Hands is now a U-Haul Rental Dealer.  Click here for information.

Albany Helping Hands is now a U-Haul Rental Dealer.  Click here for information.

Thank you to these Bridge of Hope Sponsors