Newsletters for Participants, Families, & Caregivers

With the start of 2024 comes the excitement to get moving on our Spring Shore Weekend schedule and all things S/R! Please refer to the newsletter for further information regarding activities and events.

Weekly Activities

Bowling:

After a short holiday break, the Sunday bowling league started again on January 14th, 2024. If you would like to attend and are not already signed up, please call the office to do so.

The fee is $10.00 for each individual to bowl each week. This bowling fee will be collected when you arrive. Each Sunday, bowlers will enjoy two games with a break for a snack.

Bowlers can arrive between 2:00pm and 2:30pm, as we will start bowling at 2:30pm and finish around 4:30pm.

NOTE: The last day of bowling will be April 21, 2024.

**We will not have bowling on February 4th, February 18th, March 3rd and April 7th **

Swimming:

The Special Olympics swimming league has continued to take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 8:30pm at the Boyertown YMCA.

Please call the office and sign up if you are interested in attending these swim practices.

 

Spring Shore Weekends

We will be hosting the following shore weekends at our property in Rio Grande, NJ:

  • March 31st – April 2nd
  • April 14th – 16th
  •  May 19th – 21st

Please contact the office to sign up for one of the available shore weekends. The weekends are first come first served, with availability for one weekend per person.

The drop-off and pick up is at the Helping Hands, Inc Office at 12pm on Friday and return time is 7pm each Sunday.

The cost of these weekends will be $500 per person. We do accept waiver-funding for these weekends, but the individual MUST have waiver units available and approved by the supports coordinator before being able to sign up.

 

Fundraisers

Cirque Du Vaudeville

Helping Hands, Inc is proud to announce that we have been selected as one of the beneficiaries of a special fundraising event by an organization called Change Maker. This event will take place on March 16, 2024 6pm-9pm at the Rivet Canteen & Assembly on High Street in Pottstown. This exciting event will feature a few of our agency administrative staff as performers for a few dance numbers!! The theme and dress code is Gatsby! Please refer to the flyer on the fundraiser page of our website for further information and tickets.

Pancake Breakfast

The 2024 pancake breakfast fundraiser is in the works. Date TBD in late April or May. This fundraiser will be open to the public as an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast will be served from 7:30am to 11:00am as dine-in or take-out. More information to come!

To sign up for activities call the office at 610-754-6491

or email HHIinfo@helpinghandsinc.com