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Name: Helping Hands of Monroe County, Inc.
Phone: (734) 847-2085
Address: 5530 E Dartmoor Drive
Monroe, MI 48161
Report Issued Date: September 26, 2016
Report Expiration Date: September 26, 2019
Principal: Rosemary A. Chorzempa, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Rosemary A. Chorzempa, Executive Director - (734) 847-2085
File Open Date: September 2003
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

The community recreation program encompasses socialization, the arts, and educational and recreational activities for people with developmental disabilities.

Helping Hands of Monroe was founded in the spring of 1998 by a small group of relatives and friends that were inspired by Lambs Farm in Illinois and had a common desire to improve the quality of life of "special needs" people.Our partnerships, include St. Isidore Farm, the Intermediate School District (ISD), the Transition Center, Special Olympics, Goodwill Industries, Monroe County Mental Health Authority, and our "Friends of Helping Hands".The "core" of our endeavors is centered around a key fundamental of Monroe, Michigan. We are a strong agricultural based community rich in history.


Programs

The Transition Center, Goodwill Industries, and St. Isidore Farm with funding from Helping Hands has been successful in the development of job coach programming. These professional job coaches instruct "special persons" in a working farm atmosphere. Each individual accomplishing a set of skills from this program receive a "letter of recommendation" which gives the individual the self-confidence they need to pursue and obtain employment.


Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


Report as of March 26, 2017 04:43
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