Our Needs





Helping Hands Resources

Serving the Needs of the Community 

Since 1967

"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world".
This statement by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, captures the essence of our organization, our mission and our more than 40 year history.

Helping Hands Resources is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that gathers donated clothing, bedding and household items and provides them to anyone in need at no charge.

During 2012, 3,400 individual clients made over 16,000 visits to Helping Hands to shop for family clothing.  There were 5,221 children who received clothing and other resources.

Our financial support comes from a United Way Community Care Fund grant, as well as, donations from individuals, churches, civic organizations and businesses in the Salem community.

Cash Donations

All monetary donations are tax deductible and donors will be provided with IRS approved receipts.

Donations may be sent from January 1 through December 31-- c/o St. Paulís Episcopal Church,
1444 Liberty St. SE, Salem, 97302.

Thanks for your support


Hours of Operation:  9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon daily EXCEPT Friday, Sunday and Holidays.
In our new building, at 1755 13th St SE.
Phone:  503-364-9936   clothinghelp@comcast.net