Helping Hand is a food bank serving Johnson County, Washington. The program's focus is to identify and utilize resources for food in the county in order to eliminate hunger among low-income individuals and families in the area.
The program performs the following:
Helping Hand's start-up cost is $200,000. A significant portion of the cost is donated trucks and collection vehicles for food, as well as a storage facility. The remainder are the expenses normally associated with opening an office. The program is funded by contributions from ten corporate sponsors, a grant from a private philanthropic trust, and Johnson County. The assumptions are shown in the following table and chart.
Helping Hand is a Washington nonprofit corporation.