Buddy Harrison of Old School Boxing uses boxing to help troubled teens get off the streets. He also provides food and clothing to those in need in his community, and as part of ABC7's Helping Hands initiative, we had a special surprise for him.
Thousands of volunteers are preparing for the Christmas in April program to help repair the homes of Prince George's County seniors who are in need so they may live in warmth, safety, and independence. Amazed by all of the effort and work that these volunteers have put into helping others we wanted to surprise them on this helping Hands with ABC 7.
We partnered with ABC7 through their Helping Hands program to support a non-profit called Undies For Everyone. Undies for Everyone provides underwear for poverty and needy children in the region. We were honored to donate $2,000 to their cause
We partnered with ABC7's #HelpingHands to surprise Alyssa Gialamas, a Paralympian who has started the nonprofit, "AMG Fitness," which stands for "Adapt, Move and Gain," focused on helping those with disabilities with various workout programs.
As part of ABC7's Helping Hands Initiative, we supported Mended Little Hearts, a volunteer-led non-profit that helps families with children with congenital heart disease (CHD). When families face the challenges of the disease, the organization provides "Bravery Bags," food when they're in the hospital, and offers an overall network of support.
We partnered with ABC7 in Helping Hands to help Little Lights. A non-profit who works closely with underserved children in DC by helping them read and with homework and to helping their families with other needs. Link to their website that explains all their wonderful efforts, littlelights.org
On this #HelpingHands with ABC 7 Santa's Helpers has been donating thousands of toys to Toys for Tots for Christmas and we wanted to contribute to their tireless efforts! Watch the full video to see the special surprise we had for Michelle and Mike Donnelly!