Partnering with God’s People to Serve The Least of These
“Speak up for the people who have no voice, for the rights of all the down-and-outers. Speak out for justice! Stand up for the poor and destitute!” Proverbs 31: 8 & 9 (MSG)
Difficult times, rising medical costs, natural disasters, and other problems have created a world of needs all around us like never before. People want to help people in need. Effectively and efficiently. But often, they don't know how.
Therefore, Helping Hands Ministries. We make it easy to meet the pressing needs of individuals God places in your path, quickly and in a tax effective manner... and anonymously if you choose
Give well, with joy and confidence knowing you have made a difference in someone’s life.
Over $160,000,000 in assistance has been given to individuals in need since 1998, the year in which Helping Hands Ministries began. As a 501(c)(3) organization, Helping Hands receives donations to support it’s mission of giving to individuals and organizations in need.
Terry Parker, Chairman
Terry Parker founded Helping Hands Ministries in 1998 as a means of helping the poor and needy. Terry is active in the Christian philanthropic community, serving or having served on numerous non-profit boards, including Crown Financial Ministries, Christian Legal Society, The Gathering, Family Research Council, and The National Christian Foundation. He guides families on issues involving donor-advised funds, private foundations, supporting organizations, the transition of wealth from one generation to the next, and the tax and spiritual issues involved in Ministries giving. A well-respected name in the world of giving, his expertise and 38 years of experience in wills, trusts, estates, and tax-exempt organizations have made him a sought after counselor.
Terry retired from the law firm of Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge, and Rice, PLC, in 2003 to devote himself full-time to NCF. His law degrees include a Master of Law in Taxation and a Doctor of Law. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts. In addition to being admitted to the practice of law before all Georgia state courts, the United States District Court, the United States Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court, he is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
His military service includes the JAG Corps of the United States Navy. Terry and his wife, Paula, reside in Atlanta, Georgia and have three children and nine grandchildren.
H. Carey Barnes,
Carey co-founded Barnes Broyles & Associates LLP in 1981 in Atlanta as a premier CPA firm specializing in non-profit and personal tax services.
Bryan Green, President & CEO
Helping others has always provided both personal and spiritual joy. Born in New York, Bryan graduated from Nova Southeastern University, Bryan has also completed studies at the University of Miami. Now residing in Clarkesville, Georgia, Bryan and his wife Cheryl, who have been married for 19 years, have two children Brittany and Connor. The Greens are members of The Torch Church in nearby Cornelia, Georgia. For many years, Bryan served as an administrator in various independent boarding schools. When he received the opportunity to join Helping Hands Ministries, Bryan sensed a real calling from God. He extends that calling into his community involvement. He is past president of Prevent Child Abuse for Habersham County and has been a ten-year Rotarian. Bryan also serves on various Ministries, civic, and school boards where he shares his expertise and concern for others.
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Bryan T. Green
Stephen W. Cannon
We assist business and individual donors in fulfilling their objectives through tax-exempt giving to deserving entities and individuals in need
We perform extensive due-diligence to qualify recipients as to need and to assure donors their giving meets all IRS guidelines.
We provide options for one-time gifting, the ability to arrange multiple distributions from one gift, or to one recipient on a recurring basis.
Helping Hands Ministries, Inc is a registered 501C3 Charity organization dedicated to serving others. We provide direct assistance to deserving and qualified individuals and charities both locally and internationally.
Our core values are built around a Christ-like vision to support and assist those who need it most. By creating a community and network of donors and recipients, we can provide assistance to: disaster victims, individuals with medical conditions, startup ministries, foreign organizations providing Ministries work, and international students.
Through a careful review process all projects are confirmed as legitimate by our project managers – Donors are assured all projects on our web site represent individuals or charities in true need of assistance.
Based on each recipient`s circumstance, we strive to accommodate a specific need through the generous giving of others
Contributions made through Helping Hands Ministries are tax deductible.
Bryan Green - CEO
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of an other."
- Charles Dickens -
"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."
- Winston Churchhill -
"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."
- Mother Teresa -
Carmen - Engineered Systems
“Before learning about Helping Hands, our company really struggled with how to best meet the personal needs of employees who were struggling, and how to best support mission projects in our areas of interest. We have always chosen to remain anonymous in our giving, and often staying anonymous through a giving process can be difficult. After working with Helping Hands for many years now, we have found that meeting the needs around us has become a streamlined and easy process with the help of their knowledgeable staff and standard processes. They make giving as easy as the click of a button, and are always available to help when a question arises. With the size of our company, we have a lot that filters through Helping Hands, and they are there for us every time, meeting needs and helping make the processing of those needs as quick and seamless as possible. We are so thankful for the partnership with them in sharing the love of Christ!”
Cliff - Impact252
Helping Hands Ministries:
My family has used the services of Helping Hands Ministries for several years and in numerous capacities. Bryan, Michelle and team have helped us to enable ministry gifts in our neighborhood and around the world. Helping Hands has facilitated our neighborhood and church in assisting families who have had medical expenses, natural disaster & other types of financial crises. We have used HH to support missionaries and enable mission trips around the world. They have helped us to bring credibility, transparency and accountability to numerous fundraising initiatives & have connected us with other like-minded donors to support various ministries. To be able to get advice on the most tax efficient way to support many people in need has been a blessing. We have come to rely on Bryan & Team not only as advisors and enablers but as true friends.
Helping Hands Employee Assistance Projects:
When my company was looking to engage our employees in giving, I turned to Bryan Green at Helping Hands Ministries who had assisted our family giving for several years. Our goal at the company was to be able to provide assistance to employees in need and offer a way to help with college tuition for the children of our employees. Helping Hands employee assistance has exceeded our expectations. As a company we have awarded 20-30 college scholarships to our employees & others in our “company community". We have also had great participation from our employees when we had employees in need. We have been to fund the funeral of a employee’s sister, repairs from a house fire, medical expenses of an employee with cancer and many other needs. The greatest blessing has been to see the generosity of our employees when given the chance to give via payroll deduction. Helping Hands is a valued partner for all of our corporate giving strategies.
Helping Hands Ministries enables donors to financially contribute to pre-approved projects. These projects can consist of individuals as well as organizations based in the US or overseas.
Helping Hands Ministries is a nonprofit organization that financially assists individuals who need it most through tax-exempt donations from individuals and corporate donors.
We receive information daily on persons or organizations who require some level of assistance. The referring party supplies the basic information we require to determine if we can assist and for us to conduct a due-diligence review to ascertain the legitimacy and level of need.
Our project committee reviews all requests, qualifies the project for due-diligence and upon the completion of the due-diligence process approves or rejects the request for assistance.
When a project is approved it's open to receive donations out of which we make distributions for the approved recipient (individual or organization).
Helping Hands Ministries focuses on assisting in a variety of areas where we have considerable experience.
Project Areas Include:
1. Animal needs/rescue funds
2. Ministries events (raise money for charity organizations)
3. Educational assistance
4. Emergency/disaster relief assistance
5. Employee assistance (benevolent fund)
6. Financial assistance
7. Medical needs
8. Memorial funds
9. Veterans assistance
DOING WELL AND DOING GOOD AT THE SAME TIME
A CAP is a donor-advised fund that is typically used in conjunction with a company assistance program to enable your company to help employees and others that are going through hard times by giving to Ministries organizations that come alongside to assist the financially distressed.
GETTING STARTED IS SIMPLE
The company completes the Provision Bridge* application to open a CAP.
SOUND GUIDANCE IS HERE
The company establishes a policy that will guide the company benevolence committee in making grant recommendations to Provision Bridge*. The policy names the committee members and how they are selected and the appropriate recipient charities or types of individual needs that will be considered.
CONTRIBUTING IS EASY
Companies, foundations, or individual employees or vendors may make tax-deductible contributions to the CAP.
HELPING IS QUICK
The committee will receive quarterly account statements to review balances available for giving recommendations. The committee will follow its policies for making recommendations for grants to assist those in need.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Do good and do well at the same time. Consider the idea of encouraging, employees, clients and vendors to participate by making contributions to leverage your giving.
If you already have a corporate assistance program but need assistance with handling the distributions, managing gifts, receipting and financial reporting Helping Hands Ministries may be you solution. Please gives us a call to learn more.
*Provision Bridge is a related 501c3 foundation managing donor advised funds and CAP programs.
Helping Hands Ministries is a qualified 501c3 so we can issue tax deductible receipts, distributions to other charities and most importantly to individuals in need.
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