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What is “The Master’s Hands”? You’ll be pleased to learn!

Posted by on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 @ 4:55 pm.

With this season of "charities" abounding that aren't really "charitable" (we're talking specifically about the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life and other fundraisers that go to supporting regional office redecorations, as well as major salaries for those who sit in the offices), it's kind of easy to get jaded about any organization that proclaims itself a charity.

However, there are some exceptions. And one location in Olney, with a branch in Jasper County to the north, is making good on the claim.

The organization is The Master's Hands...and this wonderful feature, put forth by our own Jade Green, tells all about how it got started, and what the mission statement is. Here now for you to enjoy is your evening Read the Lead, Help and hope offered at The Master's Hands:

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Every so often, everyone needs a helping hand, whether it be emotionally, financially, physically, or by some other way.

And in Olney, there’s a place that provides all of the above, and is based on the helping hand that those of the Christian faith believe to be the superior “help”: through the “master’s hands.”

The Master’s Hands in Olney is a not-for-profit organization that opened its doors to the public on August 22, 2011. Set up to help those who are in need, and based on deep Christian faith, the volunteers are now headed into their fourth year and knowledge of their presence is growing.

The group’s first act of charity came a week after that August 2011 date with their first food distribution day. Three volunteers provided the wherewithal to start it up, securing the building at 704 S. Whittle Ave., Olney on a five-year no-charge lease. At that time there were already 24 households enrolled to receive food, with a Wednesday morning Bible study. That lease has since been extended until....

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