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Sponsorship made easy

Did you know that it costs approximately $100 CAD (5,000 Rupees) to send a child to school for one year? It’s so easy to set up a recurring donation online via CanadaHelps if you wish to spread out the costs monthly. “I have been involved in the Helping Hands for India charity since 2009, first as Read more about Sponsorship made easy[…]

2016 fundraising goal

Our fundraising goal for 2016 is $60,000 CAD. To meet the growing demand for quality education in the village of Pritamgarh, we are expanding by building two new classrooms this year to support grade 6 and 7 students. The school has been running well for almost two years now and we need your help to keep it Read more about 2016 fundraising goal[…]

Send a child to school for only $10 a month

As we’re looking ahead to build two new classrooms this year to support the growing demands to provide quality education to our children, we will need additional support to provide the basic needs for the children to succeed in school. Sponsor a child! We are requesting your help to provide education for all of the children at Read more about Send a child to school for only $10 a month[…]

Helping Hands Ambassador Program

We are excited to launch the new Helping Hands for India (HHFI) Ambassador Program this month! The primary goals of this program are to create more awareness about HHFI and to generate sustainable fundraising activities throughout the world. Ambassadors each bring their own unique experience and work closely with the Helping Hands board of directors to Read more about Helping Hands Ambassador Program[…]

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[…]