Hand Up Heroes

Hand Up LLC wants to hear all the amazing stories of the helpers and do gooders impacting the world around them, making it better than how they found it. You can help us achieve this mission, by nominating someone in your life that has given you, someone you know, or your communiy a Hand Up. Once nominated they become eligble to become a Hand Up Hero, win an inspiring canvas print, and have their amazing story featured throughout the Hand Up network; our way of saying thank you for making this world a better place. There is no charge. There is no gimick. Our only objective is bring more light and love to this world.


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Hand Up Hero #3 - Chris Brunner
Hand Up Hero #3 - Chris Brunner

I am a survivor of domestic violence and abuse alongside my children. Despite being a single, primary custodial parent of four beautiful children, Chris took me, my three girls, and rescued us from an extremely abusive situation. He takes care of us in every way with kindness, love, and compassion, every single day.

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Hand Up Hero #2 - Donald Jarvis
Hand Up Hero #2 - Donald Jarvis

"He is the founder of Operation Warming Hearts, a nonprofit that collaborates and partners with local groups, businesses, and community organizations.  He supports individuals in half-way house programs, specifically with people who are suffering from drug and alcohol abuse.  He can also regularly be found serving the homeless and working in underserved communities."

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Special Edition - Hand Up Heroes - Heather Thomson
Special Edition - Hand Up Heroes - Heather Thomson

After about an hour and half, things had finally slowed down and I made my way to get some of the amazing bbq, I had been smelling since I arrived at the house.  As I spoke with all these awesome people, I feared I looked like my Labrador as she patiently waits for her dinner, with the drool running uncontrollably out the side of her mouth. 

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Hand Up Heroes - Nepal 2021 Wheelchair Fundraiser

We are doing it again! It sounds crazy I know, but with matching funds in hand and a partnership with the Wheelchair Foundation in place; we couldn't turn our back on the kids and people of Nepal. We have a whole lot of money to raise, but I know that the community I have been lucky enough to be apart of on and off of social media, can work together to make this gift of mobility a reality.  

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200 Wheelchairs Delivered
200 Wheelchairs Delivered

"This experience has taught me so many lessons about life and work, but the biggest is how resilient the human spirit is and what can be accomplished when working in unison for the betterment of others."

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A Love That Refused to Quit
A Love That Refused to Quit

"I always get the people who you don’t want to sit next too.  You know the type, the ones with bad hygiene and who don’t have a concept of personal space."

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How Little We Share...
How Little We Share...

"...I remembered I needed to pick up the clothes I left at the tailor in March. After picking them up, I headed home and I was excited to try them on, but when I put on the first pair of dress pants and buttoned them; they fell straight to my ankles highlighting how much weight and inches I have lost since March."

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A Bucket Filled!
A Bucket Filled!

"Sitting in 22c, flying at 35,000ft, I wrestled with my bag desperately trying to find both my Advil and Imodium A-D. It was time for the next dose of both medicines crucial to fighting off the 103 degree fever, diarrhea, and nausea I’d had for the past three days."

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