Parties and Presents in Huntington Station

Two organizations brought hundreds of children to the Huntington Assembly of God this weekend, supplying hundreds of children with gifts, music and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Helping Hand Rescue Mission and Huntington Station Latin Quarter held the parties. Teen elves assisted at a Read More …

#GivingTuesday Invites Your Contributions

Today is #GivingTuesday, a chance to give to others after the focus on consumerism in the last several days. It is a global effort to be generous, though local organizations are often the beneficiaries of such efforts. Any number of non-profits and others in Huntington Read More …

Letter: Help Feed Our Neighbors for Thanksgiving

Helping Hand Rescue Mission’s 59th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey & Food Distribution provides food for a family’s full Thanksgiving meal, dessert and a special breakfast, to those in need right in our community.┬áThis year we’ll be meeting another increased need in our community. Although we are Read More …

Rotary Club Raises Funds With Taste of the Town

The Rotary Club raised funds for local nonprofits Thursday night with its annual Taste of the Town featuring foods and drinks from Huntington restaurants and gifts from other businesses. A variety of steak, tacos, chicken, sushi, pastries, rolls, salads, pasta and other dishes were available, Read More …

Food, Glorious Food: 2 Evenings to Eat Well and Do Good

Two upcoming evenings filled with food and entertainment will also raise money to support Huntington nonprofits. On Oct. 26, the Huntington Rotary Club’s Taste of the Town will offer food, raffle baskets, wine and beer and more. Among the providers are: Besito, Joanina, Miko, TOA, Read More …

Chick-fil-A Picks Helping Hand, Tri-CYA for ‘Heroes’ Program

Two Huntington nonprofits have been awarded free meals for a year at the new Chick-fil-A restaurant, part of the company’s recognition and celebration of local heroes. Tri-CYA and Helping Hand Rescue Mission, were chosen for the meals. The Rev. Kim Gambino of Helping Hand said Read More …

Letter: Help Others With Fill a Box Campaign for Thanksgiving

The Rev. Kim Gambino writes about the Thanksgiving Fill-a-Box campaign at Helping Hand Rescue Mission and the many individuals, schools and organizations who help support the campaign. Read More …

Schools Working to Get Word Out About End of Universal Free Lunch Program

School districts around Huntington are working to get the word out to families that a federal universal free lunch program open to all students has ended. But families with financial need will be able to submit applications for free or reduced-price meals. “We are trying Read More …

Volunteers Ready Backpacks, Supplies for Students’ Return to School

Volunteers put together about 1,400 backpacks stuffed with school supplies Tuesday for students in need. Helping Hand Rescue Mission will hand them out to the students starting Wednesday. Students from pre-school to 12th grade will be able to pick up their designated backpacks through Friday, Read More …

Pipe Break Floods Dining Hall at Helping Hand Rescue Mission

The dining hall at Helping Hand Rescue Mission was severely damaged overnight when a water pipe burst in the severe cold and flooded the building, the Rev. Kim Gambino said Monday morning. “I woke up the sound of the water alarm in the dining room Read More …