Las Animas Helping Hands March News

Las Animas Helping Hands is grateful to have received $5,000 in funding from the El Pomar Foundation Colorado Assistance Fund V to assist families in need in Bent County Colorado. FFA collected food for the Las Animas Helping Hands Food Pantry and the Las…Read More

Las Animas Helping Hands One of Three Finalist for the El Pomar Award for Excellence in the category of self-sufficiency!!!

Las Animas Helping Hands was notified this week that we are one of three finialist for the El Pomar Foundations's Award for Excellence in a nonprofit in the category of self-suffiency!!! The honor comes with a monetary award for Las Animas Helping Hands of…Read More

Las Animas Helping Hands Receives Surprise Funds

On Thursday, August 6, the El Pomar Foundation surprised us with $20,000 of funds from their Colorado Assistance Fund II!!! Last November, they gave Las Animas Helping Hands $6,000 to help people with critical needs and it was gone in three weeks because the…Read More

June's Matching Funds Program

The Arkansas Board of Realtors award luncheon was this week. Las Animas Helping Hands raised the most, $1,932.55! So, we received the highest "match" of $951! The needs continue to be high in Bent County and all of the funds have gone to pay bills for those…Read More

Business Donates Tomato Plants to the Community Garden

Today, Las Animas Helping Hands received a donation of 88 tomato plants from a nursery business in La Junta, CO. The plants are in 4-5 inch pots! Another family in Las Animas donated seeds for the Elementary students to plant for the community garden. We are…Read More

Las Animas Helping Hands Receives A grant for a Greenhouse!

Las Animas Helping Hands received a $16,000 grant today for a greenhouse for our community garden! This greenhouse will help extend our growing season, provide more food for those in need, provide projects for the youth in our community, and give us a head…Read More

Biggest Loser Contest Donating Food To Las Animas Helping Hands Food Bank

You can read about the program and their donation at: We are very grateful for the coming provision of food for those in need. Many thanks to all of those…Read More
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