Category Archives: General Helping Services

Helping Services 2014 Annual Report

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Clayton County 4-H Club Donates School Supplies for Families in Domestic Violence Situations

When we picked up this donation of 14 backpacks loaded with school supplies, Tammy Muller, Clayton County Youth Coordinator (pictured above), was so proud of the Clayton County 4-H clubs who put together the bags. Eight youth, who are part of the Green Team, put … Continue reading

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Thank you Lydia Circle of West Union, Iowa

By Teresa Dehning, Volunteer Coordinator | The Lydia Circle of West Union United Methodist Church organized a project to help victims of domestic violence and their children. The Circle along with other church members donated a total of $496 worth … Continue reading

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Will You Help Us Raise $28,000 During June?

JUNE 30 UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who gave this month. We came just under $6,000 short of reaching our goal for the 2014 Fiscal Year. Now on to achieving 2015 Fiscal Year’s goal! As we’ve shared with you before, … Continue reading

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“Friendship Day” Shares Across Faiths

Area Decorah church women unite in a “friendship day.”  The group is part of a larger national organization known as Church Women United which includes the local Decorah churches of First Lutheran, Decorah First Lutheran, Good Shepherd, St. Ben’s, United … Continue reading

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Invest Our Children, Grandchildren, and Community’s Future

Start here to see how families in Northeast Iowa can navigate pivotal moments from birth through adulthood to lead a healthy, successful life.   We are here to help.

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Faith in Action

By Katie Lawless | Quietly, diligently, without being asked, they work behind the scenes to improve the lives of children and families in our communities. They don’t ask for praise or recognition, but we are impressed by their commitment, and … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Give to Helping Services Without Spending Your Own Money

What if we told you that you can earn dollars to keep services available without dipping into your wallet? You can. Here are three options you can use to give without even thinking about it. We’ve also put together a … Continue reading

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Burr Oak Luther League Dinner for Mentoring on February 16

Guest Post by Shannon Nagel | Youth Helping Youth is the theme this year for the Burr Oak Luther League Ham and Turkey Dinner. The proceeds from our Ham and Turkey Dinner event will benefit the Mentoring Programs at Helping Services. 

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Prevention Winter 2013 | A newsletter to keep clients, supporters, staff, and volunteers connected

In today’s world, things don’t get done without the hands of volunteers.  They are indeed the heart of Helping Services. Our diverse services share a common goal: promoting healthy kids, adults, families, and communities.  Because of great and growing requests … Continue reading

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