Helping Hands of St. Louis
Helping Hands of St. Louis, a ministry of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo, is located at 443 Sixth St., Toledo, Ohio, serves low-income and homeless families and individuals. The Outreach Center includes a Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry and Clothing Center. Additional services include providing hygiene packs to families and hot showers and hygiene and snack kits to the homeless.
Since 1982, Helping Hands has served more than 1.5 million meals to people in need. An average of 250 meals are now served each day, Monday through Friday, through the generosity of local community members and businesses and through the dedication of our volunteer teams.
The mission of Helping Hands of St. Louis is to provide hot nutritious meals, groceries, clothing, hot showers and other social services for all who come to our doors. We strive to acknowledge the dignity of each and every person by assisting with a smile, an embrace, or a material or a spiritual need.
We welcome everyone who comes to our doors for a warm meal.We never ask questions of eligibility, religious affiliation or residency. We want to provide a refuge for those who have no place to go, who are hungry and looking for someone with whom to talk. We try to stress the importance of the person and the need for human dignity and respect.
Learn How Helping Hands Changes Lives:
OREGON, OH— Meijer's Simply Gives Campaign kicks off July 4, benefiting Helping Hands of St. Louis food programs. Your purchase of a $10 Simply... Read more
TOLEDO—Donations of NEW athletic shoes and socks, toddler size 10 up to youth size 8, and school supplies are needed to help kids start the new school year off on the right foot! Donations of children’s backpacks and school supplies such... Read more
TOLEDO, OHO—"We are very blessed and very grateful for the many donations we have received since Covid started," says Susan Shrewsbery, Director of Helping Hands of St. Louis. "Unfortunately, keeping up with the inflow has been a challenge because... Read more
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