Caring neighbors organize drive for Helping Hands Food Pantry

Caring neighbors (FATE – December 5, 2012) Kerry Wiemokly (left) and Brian Braun unload boxes of food collected for the Helping Hands Food Pantry by the Woodcreek Neighborhood in Fate. Their efforts brought in about 2,205 pounds of food for the pantry, according to Sherry Hamm, the non-profit agency’s Director of Assistance and Referral. If […]

Autumn Leaves launches Project Warmth with Rockwall Rotary

Numerous donation sites available for largest coat drive in Rockwall County (November 15, 2012) As the autumn leaves are raked into neat little piles for the year, the cold winter months are quickly approaching. There are many people who could really use a new or gently used coat, sweater, scarf or a pair of gloves […]

Help fill food baskets for local families this Thanksgiving

(Rockwall) November 3, 2012 – Helping residents that need it is what Rockwall County Helping Hands does. It is a 36-year tradition that has benefited thousands of families in this community. This holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving, provides the opportunity for you to share your good fortunes and join Helping Hands in experiencing the joy […]

Rockwall Summer Musicals partners to fill food shelves

Rockwall Summer Musicals, Rockwall County Helping Hands, and A Play for Food form food pantry partnership (Rockwall) June 6, 2012 – Rockwall Summer Musicals is excited about their 2012 partnership with Rockwall County Helping Hands and A Play for Food in an effort to collect donations for and increase awareness of ways to help feed the hungry locally. The talented actors […]

Donate at your mailbox for postal service food drive

Donate at your mailbox for postal service food drive

Fill a bag. Feed families. (Rockwall) May 11, 2012 – Rockwall County U.S. Postal Service employees will pick up more than letters this Saturday, May 12th: they will be collecting food for the Rockwall County Helping Hands Food Pantry. Residents can leave nonperishable food beside their mailboxes before regular mail pick-up time, in the bags that postal […]

Treat your taste buds at the Taste of Wylie, April 23

Treat your taste buds at the Taste of Wylie, April 23

18th annual event benefits the Wylie Christian Care Center Show your support, help fill the Wylie Christian Care Center food pantry, and treat your taste buds at the 18th Annual Taste of Wylie on Monday, April 23. More than 25 local restaurants and supermarkets will showcase their cuisine from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at […]

Elementary schools collect canned food for Helping Hands

Local Rockwall County elementary schools are collecting canned food for the Helping Hands Food Pantry as part of “Student Serving Others” Day. Each elementary campus is holding a canned food drive leading up to SSO day: All collected food will go to Helping Hands. A student team (determined at your campus) will design and build […]

Lake Pointe earns patriotism award

Lake Pointe earns patriotism award

Department of Defense presents Lake Pointe Health Network with Patriotic Employer Award for ‘Adopt a Soldier’ program (Rowlett) Feb. 1, 2012 – Lake Pointe Health Network has received the Patriotic Employer Award given by the Department of Defense in recognition of its Adopt a Soldier campaign in December, 2010 and the continued support of an […]

Richardson church serves 325 disadvantaged families

Richardson church serves 325 disadvantaged families

Three Trees at The Heights brightens season for those in need (Richardson) Christmas was a little brighter in hundreds of North Texas households thanks to the generosity of members at The Heights Baptist Church. More than 1,000 volunteers threw a Christmas party for 325 disadvantaged families Dec. 11.   “Three Trees addresses specific needs for […]

Share the Season to help local children, pets in need

Share the Season to help local children, pets in need

(Rockwall/Rowlett) Local businesses are making it easy to “Share the Season” and help those in need within the Rockwall and Rowlett communities.  Visit a participating location to drop off much needed items in specially marked collection bins. Your generous donations will directly benefit the Rainbow Room of Rockwall County, the Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund, and Rockwall PAWS.   “Share the […]

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