Helping Hands for Freedom is a 501c3 dedicated to supporting the families of the fallen, wounded and deployed.

Press Releases

Posted January 4, 2021

Phoenix, January 4, 2021

In December of 2020 Helping Hands for Freedom received an award of $10,000 from Thunderbird Charities.

In the time of Covid-19 this provides critical support for Helping Hands for Freedom’s Life Needs program. 

Zoo Lights December 19th
Posted December 21, 2019

On December 19th we had our annual Zoo Light event. Over 275 family members got to meet Mason Cole of the Cardinals, four cheerleaders and Big Red along with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Everyone was treated to a meal, a ticket to Zoo Lights and the children got a chance to pick a favorite gift from the hundreds displayed on the table.

Navy Federal Credit Union assists HHFF
Posted December 19, 2019

On December 19th Navy Federal Credit Union handed Helping Hands for Freedom a check for $2,500. The funds were put to good use assisting the families of the fallen, wounded and deployed during the Holiday season.


Desert Financial Credit Union joined HHFF
Posted December 18, 2019

On Tuesday, December 17th, Desert Financial Credit Union joined HHFF at our office to provide holiday assistance to three of our families who have lost a loved one in military service. The credit union donated $3,000 worth of age-appropriate gifts collected through a holiday toy drive at an Arizona Cardinals game.

K O'Donnell's Ugly Sweater Night
Posted December 17, 2019

Jennifer O'Donnell from K O'Donnell's pub in Scottsdale, AZ had an Ugly Sweater Night to raise funds for four struggling Gold Star/Survivor families. You can see how the money she raised was put to good use. Thank you Jennifer for a second year of critical support during the Holiday season.

HOA Fund Raiser
Posted December 16, 2019

Chris reached out to Helping Hands for Freedom to help find families in need so his HOA could raises funds and treat them to a Happy Holiday. You can see by the photo the HOA did a fantastic job and made the holiday season a special time for families who needed assistance. Thanks Chris for reaching out and lending a helping hand.

Gold Star Family Holiday Reception at the Governor's Mansion
Posted December 15, 2019

On December 15th In Colorado there was a Gold Star Family Holiday Reception at the Governor's Mansion. In addition to yummy food, Santa was a welcomed guest and the kids loved all of the craft options.

A Gold Star Tree was arrayed with ornaments to display and honor the Deceased Service Members. It was a very lighthearted event and the Gold Star Families had a great time.

GoDaddy joined AZTV7 at Costco
Posted December 11, 2019

On December 11th Go Daddy joined AZTV7 at Costco in Gilbert, AZ. Each Go Daddy employee was given an allowance to purchase gifts which were then given to Helping Hands for Freedom to be used during Zoo Lights. Thank you to Costco, Go Daddy and AZTV7.