In response to Christ's mission to help others, Compassionate Hands serves people in temporary crisis, by addressing immediate needs, fostering hope and guiding towards self sufficiency.
From the perspective of the Vice-Chair of Compassionate Hands, I note that Compassionate Hands continues to assist those people in temporary crisis by helping them pay rent, obtain temporary housing, buy groceries or gas and pay for their utilities. Of particular benefit is the crisis management counseling offered by our Executive Director. We are challenging ourselves to review the programs we offer to ensure we meet the needs of the people we serve. We are doing this through a needs assessment survey recently submitted to the first responders in the Yukon community.
My interest in this organization derives from personal experiences I had while a single mother in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Although I have been happily married for 15 years, I still am mindful of the challenges experienced by single parents with limited resources. As an attorney with a bankruptcy practice, I see that a missed paycheck or an unexpected illness can be the first step in a downward spiral that leads to garnishments and bankruptcies. If Compassionate Hands can lend a hand in a crisis, the family can keep the heat on in the winter.
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