SPRING & SUMMER 2020. Adapting to change during COVID-19. Highest number of gifts provided to children in The Giving Project history.
FALL & WINTER 2020. Youth Mentoring remains strong during COVID. Helping Services receives grant “Improving Tomorrow: Prevention Focused Mentoring” focusing on substance abuse prevention and problem gambling. Resource Center receives grant from the Dept. of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) for Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program.
SPRING & SUMMER 2019. Area community foundations help Youth Mentoring flourish. Helping Services is one of the few mentoring programs in the state to receive a grant from Iowa Mentoring Partnership that will focus on serving youth impacted by opioids in rural Iowa. 2018 was another record breaking year at the Holiday Lights.
FALL & WINTER 2019. Helping Services’ Family Education & Support Program earns the Iowa Family Support Credential.
SPRING & SUMMER 2018. Volunteers help us break the Holiday Lights all-time attendance record in 2017. Winneshiek County Youth Mentoring celebrates 20th anniversary.
FALL & WINTER 2018. Helping Services celebrates 45 years.
SPRING & SUMMER 2017. Helping Services receives grant from Farm Credit Services of America to restock supply pantry for survivors of domestic abuse.
FALL & WINTER 2017. Youth Mentoring makes a difference. Upper Iowa University student-athletes provide support for victims of domestic violence.