Betreana Green, a single parent, used GC3 training to find new employment. She explains, "I lost my job due to the company closing down. I had actually met Tasha Smith, the Career Coach from Helping Hands, one day by her coming into my job before closing. “I explained to her that the store was closing, and...

Jocelyn Kinloch is another success story of how Helping Handsoffers programs that impacts the lives of others. Jocelyn’smother learned of YEP (Youth Empowerment Program) whileparticipating in Helping Hands’ GC3 program as she wasworking to improve her employment skills and opportunities.After discussions with her mother and Career Coach NatashaSmith, Jocelyn chose to join YEP as she...

As the weather is warming up, the flowers are blooming, and we are moving swiftly towards PALMETTO GIVING DAY! The board members, staff, and volunteers of Helping Hands want to encourage you to support our efforts to offer “HOPE, HELP, and CHANGE” to Georgetown County residents in need of our services. Palmetto Giving Day provides a...

Students, faculty and staff at Waccamaw Middle School were challenged by Principal Ginny Haynes to raise 1,000 cans for a Helping Hands Food Drive for Christmas. They surpassed that goal and collected 3,239 cans of food!! The school held a special event in their gym where they presented the cans to Helping Hands Associate Director,...

Our November Thanksgiving Food Distribution enabled us to serve 433 families for Thanksgiving throughout the county. This effort would not have been possible without the efforts of our volunteers, covenant churches, granting organizations and our board of directors and staff. Volunteers preparing for the Andrews Thanksgiving DistributionWe did it! Ready to send to Andrews! ...

The weather was ideal, the food tasty, crowd size perfect, and the Tams delivered their electrifying blend of talent and finesse! Volunteers, staff, donors and friends all contributed to make this event a huge success."Last year's event was held virtually due to the pandemic, and we were a little nervous about how many folks would...

Come out to Caledonia Golf & Fish Club on Sunday, October 10 from 4-7 p.m. and join the board of directors, staff and volunteers of Helping Hands for a casual Sunday afternoon listening to great music from the Tams! While you're mingling, enjoy some oysters, heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine. This is a benefit...

Our 3rd Annual Clay Shoot event was a success thanks in part to our sponsors, including our Signature Event Sponsor - Dr. Daniel Eggart in honor of Drs. Jeff and Jeanne Eggart. We had 51 participants who enjoyed a day of clay shooting, lunch and fellowship. Special thanks to board members Dick Rose (Board Chair)...

Bill Gaskins, Associate Director of Helping Hands of Georgetown, will retire on August 21. He has been affiliated with Helping Hands since 2016, serving as a board member, volunteer and then joining the staff in January 2019.  “Serving Helping Hands has been the most important work I have done since retiring from public education in 2018,”...

Georgetown County Career Connections (GC3) is  “one-stop career program” combines the resources of the community partners Helping Hands, A Father’s Place, Friendship Place and Palmetto Goodwill to give the unemployed and underemployed a “hands up” toward achieving independent, productive lives. This collaborative strives for success through a four-step process of recruitment, job preparation, job placement and...

Dear Friends, Georgetown County Career Connections known as GC3 is now in its fifth year. Helping Hands partners with Goodwill, A Father’s Place, and Friendship place to provide a premier employment skills training program dedicated to empowering our members to master skills that will get them noticed and keep them employed. We are excited about 2021 and...