Anytime Seymour witnessed the dilemmas that pulled other families apart, he vowed that it wouldn’t happen to his family. “Then when it did, it was like the floor completely dropped out from under me,” he said. Seymour lost his job, then his house, and then, worst of all, his son. Homestretch, a Falls Church, Va., charity that is a partner with The Washington Post Helping Hand, helped him pull his life back together.
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Many Hands’ impact in the community is made possible through the dedication and commitment of our members. Read our 2018 Impact Report which highlights our collective work.Read more
On May 30 in Alexandria, Virginia, Many Hands presented a check to its 2018 $100,000 grantee, Friends of Guest House. [caption id="attachment_3222" align="alignnone" width="604"] Many Hands board members present a check to its 2018 $100,000 grantee, Friends of Guest House.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3221" align="alignnone" width="604"] Many Hands board members present a check to its 2018 $100,000 grantee,…Read more
The Many Hands board is grateful to those who attended the Educational Forum on Housing earlier this week. Our thanks to Many Hands member, Molly Peter, and her colleagues at Compass for opening their office space to us and for donating the delicious appetizers. We were so fortunate to have two distinguished speakers: Phyllis Caldwell,…Read more