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What's New

- Free Midsummer Arts Festival. Saturday, August 5, Montieth Riverpark

- Service Update: Our twelve month (rolling total) meal count surpasses 83,000, continuing the upward trend since January .  The first half of the year showed a 14.5% increase in meals served.

Also trending up, the need for housing, as our housing census (annual bed nights) totals top 32,000. You can find more information at Meal Count & Housing Census.

- $20.00 sale price on our lush Flowering Baskets at Thrift Store and Flower stand at the Albany Library,  2450 14th Ave SE, Albany. 

- June Newsletter plus archives of previous newsletters back to 2015.

- Campfire Wood Bundles $5.00 each. Pick them up at the AHH Woodlot or Thrift Store.

- Jason's Tractor Funds are designated for the purchase of a used Farm Tractor with Front Loader. This farm implement will be utilized at our Woodlot to load wood for delivery and at the AHH farm. To date we are at 39.6% of our $20,000 goal. More information here.

Thank you to those who have given. We have raised$7,913 for the Jason's Tractor Fund.  The remaining need: $12,087.

Thank you to those who have given. We have raised$7,913 for the Jason's Tractor Fund.  The remaining need: $12,087.

- Valuable Coupons. Save 25%. Click coupon to right to save $5.00 on a $20.00 purchase at our Thrift Store or Save $4.00 on our one of our plump and tasty Pasture Raised Chickens.

- Radio Interviews: New: Valley Talk radio interview with Wayne Oakes, John Donovan and Jim Willhight; plus archives of interviews with AHH staff on KGAL's local talk show.

- Recognition: Marilee Sapp is the annual "Spirit of Pastor Bailey" award winner presented at the spring Bridge of Hope Dinner auction to the shelter's Volunteer of the year.  Please check out local newspaper reporter Jennifer Moody's  front page article in the Albany Democrat Herald (April 27, 2017 edition). 

Please Get Involved

Items of interest

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Learn about the ministry of Albany Helping Hands, it's faith based methods and mission,  it's history 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.

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

Your 19 years of generous donations are transformed into blessings for those who are in need, impacting lives on a day by day basis.

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

We thank all of the caring individuals, churches, organizations and businesses  who have contributed. 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 an Authorized U-Haul Dealer.  Find U-Haul Truck, trailor and car hauler rentals at 5150 Santiam Highway SE, Albany (541-791-1190).

Thank you to these Bridge of Hope Sponsors

Click on image above for our Housing Census Count and Meals served data.

Click on image above for our Housing Census Count and Meals served data.

U-Haul Dealership 

We are now an Authorized U-Haul Rental Dealership.  The rentals are located next to Albany Helping Hands Woodlot at 5150 Santiam Highway SE, Albany.