Community Helping Hand
Community Helping Hand is asking for the community’s support in monetary donations to cover the cost of two new freezers for the food shelf. CHH needs about $1000 for the two freezers. CHH is also looking for a free or reduced rate computer specialist to call when they are having technical difficu...Read More
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  Twenty three students from the Quilting Connections class at Forest Lake High School spent 50 hours making a service quilt that was ultimately donated to Community Helping Hand. This most recent quilt is the seventh one that has been donated to CHH. All fabric for the project was donated from...Read More
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Non-profit asking for community help to offset $25k bill Community Helping Hands roof is in dire need of repair and the non-profit organization’s officials are asking for the communities help in funding the project. CHH officials purchased a new furnace in hopes that it would solve a heating probl...Read More
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The Edina Realty Foundation announced that the Forest Lake office recently awarded grants to Community Helping Hand, Family Pathways, and Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau Inc. “Our primary purpose is to help people buy and sell homes,” said Bob Fedderly, Foundation representative at Edina Realty ...Read More
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The fifth annual holiday silent auction goes until Dec. 21 at Community Helping Hand in Forest Lake. The auction is a major fund-raiser for the food shelf. Proceeds are used to pay for holiday meals the pantry provides at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The silent auctions raised $1,507 last year, up $4...Read More
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The board of directors of Community Helping Hand has named Roger Carr as vice president. He will fill the seat left vacant after the unexpected passing of Tom Lynch this past May. Carr has been involved with Community Helping Hand for nine years, starting as food shelf coordinator. He joined the boa...Read More
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Forest Lake Area Learning Center students Abigail Bergdahl, Margaux Reynolds, Samantha Friel and Kallie Keller serve soup during last Thursday’s Empty Bowls fundraiser at the school. The second-annual event features a community dinner and a sale of art created by students from the ALC, Central Mon...Read More
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