CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY OF PHILANTHROPY RAISES THE BAR!

CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY OF PHILANTHROPY RAISES THE BAR! At Arizona Helping Hands, we have the privilege of connecting with businesses who understand the importance of giving back to the communities in which they operate.  Company sponsored collection drives have generated thousands of items to help in our Birthday Dreams program, our…

I LOVE being a Grandpa!

I LOVE being a Grandpa! I absolutely LOVE being a Grandfather.  Having my six-year old Grandson run up to me with a huge smile yelling “GRANDPA” is a complete joy.  I love watching my two grandchildren grow and develop into such amazing individuals without the responsibility and the worry of…

Is a THANK YOU note a lost art?

Is a THANK YOU note a lost art? My office wall at Arizona Helping Hands is papered with Thank You notes.  There are notes of gratitude from foster parents for the help we’ve provided with beds and cribs, notes from kids for bikes or gifts they’ve received from us through…

UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN

UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN “For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given.  He shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”  These words are from Isaiah 9:6.  That baby was born in a manger on a cold night, facing…

GIVING THANKS

GIVING THANKS For me, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  It’s a day we gather with family and friends, and express gratitude for the blessings we’ve been given.  Around our table, and I hope at most of yours, the biggest thank you is for that circle of people – parents, children,…

Compassion and Caring found in the youth of our society

Compassion and Caring found in the youth of our society It seems these days that messages of hate and negativity abound. From the highest office in the land we hear insults directed toward religious groups, immigrants and others. Neo Nazis have been given a forum to preach white supremacy. Some…

Do you have what it takes to foster a child?

Do you have what it takes to foster a child (click to download) I was asked in a recent television interview, “Who can be a foster parent? Do you have to be perfect?” My response was, “No you certainly don’t, but you have to have a heart of gold and…

THE BOUNDLESS LOVE OF A REAL DAD!

Father’s Day is one of those days we look back and remember special men who truly earn the title “Dad”.  My Dad was one of them – a hard working man, he raised 8 kids who all still hold his memory so dear.  Life was different when I was growing…

A Mother’s Love

A MOTHER’S LOVE Agatha Christie wrote that “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world.  It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”  At Arizona Helping Hands, we meet mom’s every day who…

Joining together to make a difference for children & families!

Joining together to make a difference for children & families! Arizona Helping Hands (“AHH”) is the State’s largest provider of basic essential needs for children in foster care.  Through April 30th the Organization has provided 800+ beds and cribs (already this year!) to give children a Safe Place to Sleep,…
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