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Triple Crown Golf Classic to Raise $25,000 for Community Agencies

The Triple Crown Golf Classic returns for its 25th year to Woodside Plantation Country Club on Monday, March 30, 2020. This annual golf tournament benefits two Aiken organizations: Helping Hands, Inc. and Tri-Development Center of Aiken County.

Triple Crown Golf Classic returns for 25th year

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Triple Crown Golf Classic. The tournament has gone through many changes through the years since Scott Singer proposed setting up a golf tournament to benefit three United Way agencies. The original tournament raised money...

SRR employees volunteer with local children for day of outreach

Savannah River Remediation Public Affairs personnel volunteered at the local United Way agency Helping Hands as part of their outreach initiatives. They helped children with several activities that were both fun and educational. Helping Hands is a home for abused,...

Real Talk prepares kids for the challenges of adulthood

A partnership between Helping Hands and the City of Aiken aims to invest time and education into the community's next generation. The program, Real Talk 4 Real Life, teaches children ages 9 to 18 job readiness, life skills and self-sufficiency. "Real Talk is just what...

Triple Crown Golf Classic seeks players for Aiken tournament

The 24th annual Triple Crown Golf Classic, which has a $10,000 hole-in-one prize, has plenty of room for more golfers. The tournament, which benefits Helping Hands Inc. and the Tri-Development Center, will be played Monday at Woodside Plantation Country Club, 1000...

Order up: Metro Diner’s soft open benefits local causes

Dinner is served – and so are breakfast and lunch, whenever you want them. Metro Diner in Aiken held its soft opening Saturday, giving Aiken a taste of what’s to come at the new restaurant. A steady stream of customers flowed into the restaurant to get a bite and...

James Cross

What do you remember most about your time at Helping Hands? "I remember the fun times and the hard times it took me to get where I am at right now." What is your greatest achievement? "I have achieved the ability to become a real man and I think Helping Hands played...

Women of Woodside sponsors women’s division in charity golf tournament

The Women of Woodside recently donated $1,250 to Helping Hands and Tri-Development Center to sponsor the Women’s Division in the 2019 Triple Crown Golf Classic. The 24th annual golf tournament will be held March 25, 2019. The tournament benefits Helping Hands Inc. and...

Passing Classes

With so many things going on in their lives, sometimes school work can be tough for our residents. Thanks to their hard work and determination, and thanks to our tutors, 6 of our residents are passing all of their classes! We also have some avid readers in our...

Thank you Takiyah Bryant!

Thank you to Allstate volunteer Takiyah Bryant for being a positive force for change in our community. Takiyah Bryant gave her time and enabled us to receive an Allstate Foundation Helping Hands in the Community grant. The Allstate Foundation supports the causes that...

Helping Hands Stats

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Average Days in Our Care

Helping Hands is a temporary home for thousands of young people


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Volunteers help spread love to the children here and show them that there are people in the world who care about them



Financial impact of volunteer hours

The benefits of volunteering are measurable


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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 503 Aiken, SC 29802
Phone: (803) 648-3456
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