We’re Shaping Brighter Futures

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...

Summer Blast 2017

Each summer, we love taking the children in our program to new and exciting places, and this summer wasn't any different. This year, we took trips to Whirlin' Waters Water Park, Carowinds, the Art Nook in Aiken, Myrtle Beach's Wonder Works, and to the Georgia Aquarium...

Local Girl Scout Gives Back to Her Peers

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Kraus first contacted us to see if she could add a little extra “pizzazz” to her Girl Scouts cookie sales.

Restaurants Bring Extra Flavor to Tournament

Two Local Restaurants are a Big Help to Annual Fundraising Event Thanks to two local restaurants, on Monday, March 27th, more than 150 folks will receive a free lunch and dinner at the 22nd Annual Triple Crown Golf Classic. Aiken’s very own Chick-fil-a and Outback...

Deserving Staff Member Receives Award

Staff Supervisor Wins Prestigious Award Every year, several of our Direct Care staff members and agency leaders travel to the Palmetto Association for Children and Families conference. This year the conference was held in Myrtle Beach and featured presentations and...

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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

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 503 Aiken, SC 29802
Phone: (803) 648-3456
Fax: (803) 641-4161