Bailey House Nears Completion

“Bailey House” receiving the finishing touches before grand opening. For more on the Bailey House and Pastor Bailey   click here  .

“Bailey House” receiving the finishing touches before grand opening. For more on the Bailey House and Pastor Bailey click here.

A Dream Becomes a Reality!

The latest message from Pastor John Leon, Executive Director of Albany Helping Hands, discusses the new Bailey House for single women with children.

Opening soon, the Bailey House is a six-bedroom facility with two and half-baths, a full kitchen with accessories, and two washers and dryers.

This home will afford a maximum of ten occupants including a “House Mother.”

You can read Pastor’s post by clicking here.

Bridge of Hope Dinner Auction

You can get involved In what has become an annual tradition, the Albany Helping Hands Ninth Annual Bridge of Hope Dinner Auction.

John Donovan, Development Director stated, “We look forward to our annual spring fundraiser which is one of the key components to our annual funding mix.”

You can be an auction donor or event sponsor, or you can make an online donation. .

For more information click here.

For  February Newsletter    click here   .

For February Newsletter click here.

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
— Proverbs 22:9 KJV

86,185 Hot Meals Served In 2018

For the latest Census of Housing and Meals Served check out  our    Meal Count & Housing Census     web page.

For the latest Census of Housing and Meals Served check out our Meal Count & Housing Census web page.

The food service count for the number of hot meals served by Albany Helping Hands for 2018 was slightly down (-1.7%) from 2017, 122 meals less per month. The 2018 totals were 9.3% over the 2016 totals.

The count of 86,185 hot meals served in 2018 equates to 7,182 meals a month average for the year.

The chart (right) displays the Quarterly Totals of meals served. For more information on the housing census and meal counts, check out our Census and Meals web page by clicking here.


AHH Media Watch

Click   here   for story and obituary

Click here for story and obituary

Please check out the front page newspaper story  “ Shelter from the Storm ”  about our 20th Anniversary can be read by   clicking here  .

Please check out the front page newspaper story Shelter from the Storm about our 20th Anniversary can be read by clicking here.

Podcasts: AHH on the Radio

New Radio Interview: The Bailey House and the upcoming Dinner Auction were the subjects of a recent radio interview.

Joining KGAL host Jeff McMahan was Pastor John Leon (Executive Director), John Donovan (VP/ Development Director) and Jim Willhight (Media & Development Consultant). To listen click here. 

Home for the Holidays

Listen all or part of the three hour radio broadcast by Clicking here for the Home for the Holidays Radio page.

Radio Interviews 

Podcasts of interviews with AHH Board Members, Management, Staff, Volunteers and Guests. 

The mp3 podcasts are from the live radio broadcasts that aired on 1580 KGAL Valley Talk with Jeff McMahan. For directory of podcasts click here.

Radio Commercials and PSAs

We've posted radio commercials as mp3 files for listening or download. 

These ads aired as a paid radio ad schedule (paid for by donor) or as Public Service Announcements (PSA). 

The 30 and 60 second radio commercials include ads for Christmas Trees, Home for the Holidays, Anniversary Fundraiser, Crazy Days and Spring Retail.

To listen or download click here.

Make a Secure One Time Online Donation

Thank You Bridge of Hope Sponsors

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Campfire Wood To Coastal stores And Linn County Parks

Albany Helping Hands has ramped up firewood lot operations to provide wholesale quantities of bundled campfire wood to two resellers.

Coastal will sell the Campfire bundles at it's 17 stores.

The Linn County Parks Department for it’s operations at Waterloo, Sunnyside and Edgewater Parks. More on the subject in our newsletter or by clicking here.

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Thank You

A thank you to Milt Moran and Cascade Timber Consulting for logs for our woodlot.

John Donovan on  KGAL's Valley Talk , live local radio show.

John Donovan on KGAL's Valley Talk, live local radio show.

Volunteer of the year

John Donovan winner of "Spirit of Pastor Bailey" award for Volunteer of Year.

Donovan is a  19 year long-time volunteer at AHH and serves as VP/ Development Director.