Donate Online Here

Albany Helping Hands has a housing capacity for 110 persons.  For the latest fiscal year (10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017)  we provided 34,423 Bed-Nights of emergency housing to those in need. In addition to the shelter operation, 85,561 hot meals were served to shelter and non-shelter guests alike. Our facilities also serve in extreme weather conditions as Warming and Cooling Centers.

Click Here to make a secure one time online donation

Albany Helping Hands operates a Thrift Store, Firewood Lot, Chicken Ranch, U-Haul Rental Dealership and five Christmas Tree Lots. These "business" enitites provide training, on the "job" experience and cash flow to the shelter operation. 

We thank all of the caring individuals, businesses, churches and nonprofit organizations who have contributed over the past 19 years. It has been the generous donations by the community that have been converted into blessings for many. We thank all off the caring individuals who have contributed.  Your new donations are helpful for us to continue our mission.


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

The Need Continues

You can make a tax deductable Donation Online (click here).  It takes just a few minutes to make a safe and secure one time contribution. 

We accept Credit or Debit MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express. You will receive an email confirming your donation. Thank you for your generosity.

If you prefer you can also make donations by...

  • Mailing your contributions (checks payable to Albany Helping Hands) to PO Box 2252, Albany, OR 97321
  • Make a donation via phone by calling 541-926-4036, ask for Pastor John or Wayne Oakes.

You May Drop Off Your Contributions At

  • Albany Helping Hands Shelter Front Office, 619 SE Ninth Avenue, Albany, OR 97322

Thank you.