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Our story about caring

We are so proud to present a project that has been a few years in the making! Please watch our story about the development of our school and the importance of it to the community. Many thanks to the friends and family of Helping Hands who have made this possible. We are forever grateful.  

2015 fundraising update

We’ve come a long way since we began in 2011 building the school which now provides free eduction to over 300 children!  Now that the kids are in school we need support to help keep it running and our dream is to build a new classroom next year so we can keep the kids in our school Read more about 2015 fundraising update[…]

Planning an event?

Are you planning a fundraising event to support the children at our school at Helping Hands for India?  Barb, our long standing board member since we began, has taken on a new role within the organization of Fundraising Coordinator. She’s responsible for coordinating the efforts of our fundraisers by providing assistance in planning events. Now this Read more about Planning an event?[…]

One year anniversary celebration

We’re celebrating as July 1, 2015 marks one year since we opened the school providing free education to over 250 children! We couldn’t have done this without the support of our friends and family of Helping Hands. Thank YOU.

2015 fundraising goal

Our fundraising goal for 2015 is $46,500 CAD*. Now that the school is up and running we need your help to keep it going. The budget consists of 69% ($32,085) operating expenses to cover items such as teacher and staff salaries, building maintenance, uniforms and books. You can help us by making a donation to Read more about 2015 fundraising goal[…]

Join our team

We’re growing! We are looking for additional board members to join our organization. If you have experience in finance, fundraising and/or event management we would like to hear from you. These are voluntary positions for a one year commitment with the option to renew. We prefer to keep good people around much longer! We are a registered Read more about Join our team[…]

Send a child to school

The kids are starting a new term and are eager to get back to school after finishing up last term’s exams and enjoying a short break. We’re growing! We are also preparing to accept the next round of junior kindergarten students and are requesting your help to provide education for all of the children at our Read more about Send a child to school[…]

2014 fundraising goal

We are so pleased to announce that we have reached our 2014 fundraising goal of $30,000. Last year we finished the construction of the main building, hired teachers and a principal, stocked the school with furniture and books and provided free uniforms to all the children, all because of YOU – our Helping Hands family Read more about 2014 fundraising goal[…]