Awards presented at Rockwall Helping Hands’ annual board meeting

Awards presented at Rockwall Helping Hands’ annual board meeting

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 26, 2023) On Monday, January 23rd, Rockwall County Helping Hands hosted their Annual Board Meeting at the Hilton Lakefront. Where the Helping Hands Board of Directors, Staff, and Partners gather together to celebrate the year past and cast vision for the year ahead. Past Chairman of the Board, Brian Llewellyn, facilitated the […]

By the numbers: Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive a monumental success

By the numbers: Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive a monumental success

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 3, 2023) The final numbers are IN! In December of 2022, Rockwall County Helping Hands was able to serve a grand total of 472 families during their 46th annual Toy Drive. Due to the outstanding generosity of the community during the holiday season, Helping Hands gave away 9,618 toys and 407 teenagers […]

Record-setting donations for Rockwall Helping Hands’ biggest Toy Drive to date

Record-setting donations for Rockwall Helping Hands’ biggest Toy Drive to date

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 12, 2022) Last Saturday, December 10th, the Rockwall ISD Administration Building Gymnasium was transformed into Santa’s Workshop. The Rockwall community graciously donated the largest number of toys and gift cards to children that we have ever seen. The 46th Annual Helping Hands Toy Drive Distribution was the biggest EVER! Members of the […]

Rockwall Helping Hands, assisted by volunteers, provides Thanksgiving meals to 350 families

Rockwall Helping Hands, assisted by volunteers, provides Thanksgiving meals to 350 families

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2022) On Monday, Nov. 21st, and Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, Helping Hands passed out 350 Thanksgiving meals to local families. These boxes included gravy, corn, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin, soup, bread, potatoes, stuffing, and a cake mix with peaches for dessert. With the help of four volunteer groups, clients […]

Winter Wonderland: Festival of Trees returns to Rockwall Hilton  

Winter Wonderland: Festival of Trees returns to Rockwall Hilton  

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 25, 2022) The 2022 Helping Hands Festival of Trees, with Title Sponsor Rob and Sara Whittle, will begin at 10 a.m. sharp Friday, Nov. 11 as folks flood the Hilton in Rockwall to kick-off holiday shopping at the Boutique of Helping Hands pop-up store. Open free to the public from 10 a.m. […]

Soroptimist Rockwall honors Claudette Johnson with Ruby Award

Soroptimist Rockwall honors Claudette Johnson with Ruby Award

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 10, 2022) Cindy Lindley and Sue Reeves presented Claudette Johnson the Soroptimist International of Rockwall’s 2022 Ruby Award today in honor of her 45+ years of volunteer service in the Rockwall community. Because of Claudette Johnson, Rockwall County is a better place for so many; and Soroptimist International of Rockwall wanted to […]

Golfers can their daily dose of iron at Rockwall County Helping Hands Annual Golf Tournament 

Golfers can their daily dose of iron at Rockwall County Helping Hands Annual Golf Tournament 

Great Weather, Great Course, Great Cause!   ROCKWALL, TX (June 14, 2022) Join friends and neighbors on Friday, Sept. 9 to help support Rockwall County Helping Hands by participating in their Annual Golf Tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Course.  The event is chaired by board members Jeremy Neill and Gary Spraggins. Every year, Helping Hands […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands recognizes volunteers during Starfish Awards, Luncheon

Rockwall County Helping Hands recognizes volunteers during Starfish Awards, Luncheon

ROCKWALL, TX (May 2, 2022) Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Rockwall County Helping Hands organization, and during Volunteer Appreciation Month in April, the nonprofit celebrated the caring, gifted people who selflessly give their time and energy to provide help and hope to neighbors in need. Did you know that in 2021 volunteers contributed over […]

Message from Rockwall Helping Hands: Families like Amanda’s are struggling

Message from Rockwall Helping Hands: Families like Amanda’s are struggling

ROCKWALL, TX (March 30, 2022) Dear Neighbor, Did you know inflation affects different households in very different ways? Sometimes those with the least, get hurt the most. Globally, everyone is affected by the highest inflation rate in 40 years but those that are already lower income, really struggle to stay afloat. Helping Hands has many […]

Tickets available for Great Whiskey Raffle benefiting Rockwall Helping Hands

Tickets available for Great Whiskey Raffle benefiting Rockwall Helping Hands

ROCKWALL, TX (March 15, 2022) The 2nd Annual “Cheers for Charity”- The Great Whiskey Raffle is back and better than ever! Raffle tickets are available now at rafflecreator.com/pages/54412/cheers-for-charity. Raise a Dram and purchase your whiskey raffle ticket benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands.  We are in the FINAL few weeks left to purchase your raffle tickets […]

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