GracePoint supported parachurch ministry, His Helping Hands (HHH), is a local ministry to the homeless and low income in the Ephrata area. Supported by local churches and community members, HHH has a heart to serve the community by offering basic toiletries, coats, hats, and gloves, and periodic financial assistance with utilities, groceries, transportation, emergency housing, and more.

Throughout the winter season (November-February) HHH is open Saturdays and Mondays from 10am to 2pm at their site (1260 Basin St SW #A~ Ephrata). This season they have already served over 900 people by supplying warm clothing. On Christmas day they fed 625 people and gave out gifts, stockings, and stuffed animals to 390 local children under 18 years of age.

GracePoint will now have a tote in the church lobby, under the coat rack, where you can place donated items throughout the year. Please consider going through your closets and donating any new /used:

  • Coats
  • Towels
  • Hoodies
  • Washcloths
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Gloves
  • Boots
  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Socks
  • Sleeping bags
  • Thermals
  • Flannel shirts

or New Items for the Hygiene Bags

  • Towel
  • Washcloth
  • Bar soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Lip balm
  • Lotion
  • Toe warmers
  • Wet wipes
  • Hair brush
  • Laundry soap(pods)
  • Disposable razors
  • 4 pack toilet paper
  • Deodorant Shampoo/conditioner in one
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hand warmers
  • Plastic grocery bags
  • Feminine hygiene products for women’s bags

Questions? Contact the office or Dawn Prince at His Helping Hands- 1260 Basin St SW #A~ Ephrata – 509-906-0166

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