Helping Hands Thrift Stores has processed nearly 25,000 items that have been distributed to many groups and individuals. Our delivery truck has been used to shuttle donated items and relief supplies to various locations near the disaster – including Arlington, our Lake Stevens distribution center, a National Guard Armory and the HUB.

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Up-Coming Trips

Come see the impact Helping Hands is having in poor communities in Peru.  Experience the work Helping Hands is doing – providing education, job training, medical outreach, family and community services, and sharing the Gospel. Meet the people who’s lives are being forever changed

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​ ​​Helping Hands Thrift Stores are community thrift stores which provide resources for local churches, organizations, and missions.  The stores are also a key funding mechanism for Helping Hands Ministries International and the work we do in Peru.

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Transforming communities & lives by restoring hope to those in need.

Helping Hands Ministries International is a non-profit organization focused on making a difference in our local communities as well as in the nation of Peru. We accomplish our mission through the sale of donated goods at Thrift Stores located in Bothell, Clearview and Lake Stevens – and through valued partners (supporters) who believe in the Helping Hands mission .


Homeless outreach:

We donate physical goods and supplies to various groups focused on the homeless in our community.

Churches and Schools:

We work with local churches and schools in identifying families and children in need of clothing and household items.

Relief organizations:

We connect with other groups who have “boots on ground” by providing relief supplies as well as logistical and volunteer support.


the 2014 ​​Oso landslide​ in Washington State; in New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina; and relief efforts in Haiti.


We partner with local Peruvian churches to build physical buildings we call “Oasis Centers”.  These are safe places for women and children to gather and learn valuable skills (e.g., sewing, making bracelets, crafts, etc). They are encouraged to sell these products to help support their families. As well as Provide schooling for children and Generate clean water for local towns​.


Give Donations

We are looking for high quality donations from your home which can benefit families today!

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Becoming a Helping Hands Ministry Volunteer is an investment in time, energy and heart.

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Run the Store

We are looking for people to sign up and run the thrift store form 6:45 till 8:15 during the week.

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Our Mission

Our organization has helped thousands of people suffering in poverty around the world.  Beyond the distribution of material goods, Helping Hands converts vacant lots into community centers – serving as an “oasis” of physical comfort, empowerment and spiritual renewal to women and children. ​



Job Summary-
Promote merchandise sales, donations and the mission of Helping Hands Thrift Store through exceptional guest service.
Working Conditions- Work is indoors with occasional outdoor interactions with guest.

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