Making a Difference
in the Community

Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands, Inc. dba Helping Hands for Youth, is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that consists of a team of professional staff, consultants, and volunteers committed to service, programs, and activities which enhance educational opportunities for youth.

Mission

We enrich the lives of youths and their families encumbered by inadequate supportive resources, providing educational opportunities, economic acumen and emotional well-being, in order to enlighten their career paths and brighten their life course.

Vision

We envision an embracing world which enables and enhances the empowerment of every youth to excel, regardless of their socio-economic status or psycho-emotional stressors. This embracing world is future-filled with real-world opportunities.

Stepping off
to college

Stepping off
to college

The Stepping off to College program is designed to help prepare high school seniors to make a successful transition into college.

This is accomplished through a series of workshops with speakers from various walks of life which includes: college students, corporate representatives, the Columbus Foundation and a host of other partners.

College
Scholarship
Program

College
Scholarship
Program

The College Scholarship Program offers continuing college students with financial need the opportunity to secure additional financial assistance to help them reach their higher education goals.

Candidates must be from the greater Columbus community, which includes Columbus, Gahanna, Pickerington, Worthington, Westerville, Reynoldsburg, Dublin, Hilliard, Scholar House, Pheasant Run and Marsh Run communities.

PARTNERS