Helping Hands changes donation drop-off times, accepts patients at Health Center

Helping Hands changes donation drop-off times, accepts patients at Health Center

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 14, 2020) Helping Hands of Rockwall County is changing its donation drop-off hours/days starting Monday, May 18, as well as beginning to accept more patients at its Health Center. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email […]

Kiwanis Club donates to Rockwall County Helping Hands to help hungry kids

Kiwanis Club donates to Rockwall County Helping Hands to help hungry kids

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 30, 2020) The Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County just presented a $1200 donation to Rockwall County Helping Hands for the months the club has not been able to host its Food for Kids program. Today’s check presentation was made while maintaining the 6-foot social distancing requirements! “Those funds are designated each month […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands honors volunteers with Starfish Awards

Rockwall County Helping Hands honors volunteers with Starfish Awards

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 24, 2020) In recognition of its Volunteer Appreciation Week and Month, Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrated its volunteers for their dedication in improving the lives of those less fortunate. The agency honored several special individuals whose outstanding efforts led to great success within each of their respective departments. Congrats to the […]

First Presbyterian Church to host Drop-Off Donation Drive to benefit Helping Hands

First Presbyterian Church to host Drop-Off Donation Drive to benefit Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 22, 2020) On Saturday, May 2, First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall will hold a donation drive of desperately needed hygiene products for Helping Hands of Rockwall County.  Helping Hands is in need of: toothpaste and toothbrushes (adult and children), deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, skin/body lotion, disposable razors, sanitary pads of varying sizes […]

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Drive-thru toy drive, family festivities at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall Dec 8

Drive-thru toy drive, family festivities at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall Dec 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 20, 2019) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall, in conjunction with Rockwall County Helping Hands, will host a Drive-Thru Toy Drive event complete with carolers and a blood drive from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 in the parking lot of the hospital’s main campus, 3150 Horizon Road. Bring the whole family […]

Record-breaking 17 tons of donations ‘Pack the Pantry’ at Rockwall Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) A whopping 35,910 pounds of donated goods were collected for Rockwall Helping Hands during the Toyota of Rockwall I-30 Classic food drive challenge. Community members joined students and families from Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath high schools in dropping off a total of over 17 tons of donations at Toyota of Rockwall. The weigh-in […]

Q & A with Helping Hands Volunteers Kendra Jones and Christi Foster

Q & A with Helping Hands Volunteers Kendra Jones and Christi Foster

Festival of Trees Gala set for Nov. 23 (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 6, 2019) The fall season may be in full swing, but Helping Hands of Rockwall is already gearing up for its biggest fundraiser and one of the most exciting holiday events of the year – the Festival of Trees! The 10th annual event spans […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands Making Your Donation Go Further

Rockwall County Helping Hands Making Your Donation Go Further

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 11, 2019) What if Rockwall County Helping Hands provided you a way to support their cause without a big one-time hit to your wallet? As you’ll see, when you support Rockwall County Helping Hands with a monthly or quarterly donation, you’re fighting poverty by putting: – food on the table of […]

Over 900 Rockwall students receive school supplies

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 29, 2018) Because of your generous support, over 900 students in Rockwall County started school with a new set of school supplies and backpack. On August 16, Rockwall County Helping Hands distributed these items to students who qualified under the free and reduced lunch program. As a result, these individuals had all […]

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