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 […]

Students compete to Pack the Pantry with Toyota of Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 23, 2018) Toyota of Rockwall’s 3rd Annual “Pack the Pantry” food drive to benefit Helping Hands is underway through November 9.  Toyota of Rockwall has challenged Rockwall High School and Rockwall-Heath High School students and families to bring food donations to their respective schools. Student Council members from both schools decorated trucks in the lobby […]

Food drive to support Helping Hands Food Pantry, local high schools

Food drive to support Helping Hands Food Pantry, local high schools

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 2, 2017) Come out and help Toyota of Rockwall support two local high schools and Helping Hands of Rockwall County in the 2nd Annual Pack the Pantry. The event saw tons of support from the community last year, helping raise over 9,000 pounds of food. Toyota of Rockwall wants to be […]

Rockwall Helping Hands’ Festival of Trees deemed a huge success

Rockwall Helping Hands’ Festival of Trees deemed a huge success

Community support helps pack the pantry (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 16, 2015) The holiday season filled the air inside the Hilton Dallas Rockwall Lakefront this past weekend as Helping Hands of Rockwall County hosted its 6th Annual Festival of Trees fundraiser. Attendees marveled at the many elaborately decorated Christmas tree entries in this year’s festival, […]

Rockwall ISD Central Office helps Pack the Pantry

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 6, 2015) The Rockwall ISD Central Office Helping Hands Food Drive collected more than 1,000 food items to fill the community food pantry!! Way to go! Photo submitted by Shelley Garrett, Ed.D., Director of Student and Family Services, Rockwall Independent School District. The Blue Ribbon News print edition is delivered free […]

Local businessmen issue challenge to ‘Pack the Pantry’ for largest food drive in Rockwall County history

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 4, 2015) Rockwall County Helping Hands is the main social service provider for Rockwall County residents. For more than 30 years the agency has been making a difference in the lives of Rockwall County residents by alleviating financial crisis and providing a medical home. By relocating their Assistance & Referral Program to […]

Local businessmen plan to ‘Pack the Pantry’ for largest food drive in Rockwall County history

Local businessmen plan to ‘Pack the Pantry’ for largest food drive in Rockwall County history

(ROCKWALL, TX – September 2, 2015) Rockwall County Helping Hands is the main social service provider for Rockwall County residents. For more than 30 years the agency has been making a difference in the lives of Rockwall County residents by alleviating financial crisis and providing a medical home. The agency is in the process of relocating […]