This week HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence
welcomes PARENTS Inc.
back to Helping Hand
, with Executive Director Lisa Groulx. PARENTS Inc. -- Providing Awareness Referrals Education Nurturing Therapy and Support -- is a private, non-profit offering prevention and treatment services for child abuse and neglect, and a range of parenting courses. Lisa explains they receive a new assignment to provide assistance to a victim of child abuse in the Aloha State once per day, on average. There are many ways to support the mission, including their annual fundraising kickball tournaments are April 14 in Kāne‘ohe
and April 21 & 22 in Hilo
airs Fridays on All Things Considered and then is archived online here
. Each Friday, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization, topic or event that offers assistance to the disabled and others among the most vulnerable.
Contact PARENTS Inc.:
Phone: (808) 235-0255 in the Honolulu area and (808) 934-9552 in East Hawaii County
Find them on Twitter and Facebook.
Find all the previous Helping Hand segments.