Helping Hands

Helping Hands removes barriers to care and healing.

Helping Hands provides resources for patients in need throughout the entire MultiCare system. Gifts to Helping Hands are used to fill prescriptions, provide transportation to and from the hospital, clothing, hot meals and more.

5,330 patients overcame barriers to care thanks to donations to the Helping Hands fund in 2019. You can help remove these barriers for thousands of people in your community by making a donation today. 

Administered by social workers and personal health partners, Helping Hands provided:


1,583 patients received prescription assistance

1,005 patients were provided transportation to and from appointments

201 families received meal vouchers.

203 patients received necessary medical equipment not covered by insurance.


Read about Kari Newton, a long-time cancer patient who has received a helping hand with necessities for her and her family during treatment.  

Read about Betsy Allen, an oncology social worker who donates a portion of every paycheck to support her patients through Helping Hands.

Read Art's story, a former patient who conquered cancer with a boost from Helping Hands.


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