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Our Mission

Holding Out HELP exists to assist those from a polygamous background with the resources necessary to meet their physical, emotional, and educational needs. Primarily we help those transitioning from a polygamist community into an independent and self-sufficient life by providing access to housing, food, clothing, counseling, mentoring, job training, education and referral services.

Ways to HELP

Holding Out HELP is 100% supported by private individuals and small business through one-time and monthly donations, as well as two annual fundraisers.  We currently serve over 250 people a year and due to the turmoil in the FLDS community, the need has never been greater.  For the first time we currently have a waiting list for services.

Ways to make a difference:

  • $30 a month can provide food for a mentor to meet weekly, set goals, learn life skills and have a listening ear.
  • $50 a month can keep a phone on for a month while a client searches for employment.
  • $100 a month can fund the cost for gas or a monthly transportation pass for a student.
  • $150 a month can provide much needed professional counseling services.
  • $200 a month can help keep the heat and water on for a single mom trying to get through college.
To donate financially please go to our donation page.

Physical Donations needed:

  • Bulk foods like:
    • Oats
    • Flour
    • Sugar
    • Rice
    • Dry Milk
    • Beans
    • Pasta
    • Peanut Butter
    • Pancake Mix
    • Syrup
    • Canned fruit
    • Canned Vegetables
    • Cereal
    • Jelly
    • Any dry ingredients for cooking like: baking soda / baking powder / Corn Starch /
    • Chocolate
  •  Paper Products / Hygiene Items (Not covered by food stamps)
    • Toilet Paper (Single-ply)
    • Paper Towels
    • Feminine pads
    • Shampoo (bulk)
    • Conditioner (bulk)
    • Bars of soap
    • Laundry Detergent (bulk)
    • Dryer Sheets (bulk)
    • Dishwashing detergent (bulk)
  • Vehicles (especially those large enough for large families)

Services Needed:

  • Pro Bono Attorneys (Family Law)
  • Dentists
  • Optometrist
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Contractors
  • Handy Men

If interested in providing physical donations and/or services, please contact us at help@holdingouthelp.org or call/text 801.548.3492.

 

 


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