Destina – Seasons of Growth

Destina is a working single mom with three children. She has lived her whole life in the Denver area and is now in her mid-20’s. The last few years have been challenging and a time of new growth. She notes, “I was in a not so good relationship from a pretty young age, I was … Read more

Jessica – Hands Said “Yes”!

Jessica is a single mom of two high school teenage boys. Her oldest, who recently turned 18, has dealt with various mental health struggles, which has been a constant concern for quite a few years. Jessica works with a commercial lighting company, where she has been for the past seven years. She provides customer service … Read more

Arleen – Good Timing

At Hands, we believe in serendipity and the power of community support. Arleen mentioned to a friend that she was searching for a reliable mechanic. Her friend, having had a positive experience donating a car to Hands, recommended she get in touch. Trusting this referral, Arleen reached out, and our team of technicians took a … Read more

Ruth – A Loving Life-Giver

Today, we bring you a heartwarming story of resilience, faith, and the power of community support. Meet Ruth – not just any employee at Littleton Public School (LPS), but a beacon of hope for many children with medical needs and disabilities. As a paraprofessional, she has devoted her life to these children, ensuring they never … Read more

Amber – Happy Tears

Amber came to Hands of The Carpenter (Hands) through a referral from nonprofit partner, Bridge of Hope (BOH), as she was putting her life together after leaving a bad relationship, ended up homeless, and was sleeping in her vehicle. She is a sweet young woman with such a light of hope in her eyes. She … Read more

Nicole – Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way!

Navigating the world of car repairs can be tricky, especially when balancing it with family and work responsibilities. At Hands, we’re committed to guiding women through such scenarios, ensuring their transportation needs are met efficiently and affordably. Our mission is to help hardworking women, like Nicole, make informed choices about their vehicles.  Nicole is an … Read more

Erin – A Story of Perseverence

Erin’s story began in September 2021 when she approached Hands of The Carpenter with a car that required major repairs. After enrolling in the TLC Program, she received essential services to keep her car functional. However, Hands staff advised her that finding a more reliable vehicle would be a better investment. At the time, two … Read more

Niki – The Journey to Success

Five years ago, Adenike (fondly known as “Niki”) embarked on a life-changing journey from Nigeria to Colorado, seeking a brighter future for herself and her six daughters. As her two youngest daughters approach high school graduation, Niki’s determination to succeed has led her to remarkable personal growth and achievements. In 2020, Niki connected with CrossPurpose, … Read more

Shermaine – Joy Is In the Air

Shermaine is an infectiously joyful single mother of two daughters, ages 14 & 5. She came to Hands in mid-2022 through a referral from a partner nonprofit, Bridge of Hope, through whom she was able to stabilizing her housing situation after leaving an abusive relationship. She took lots of classes and learned everything she could … Read more