Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Helping Hands has had to implement new safety protocols. Patients with any respiratory symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath) or that have had known exposure to COVID-19 should call the Clinic at 828-754-8565 x 309. Masks required. Social distancing enforced.

In-Kind Donations

Donations of the following items help us keep our costs low and are a tremendous gift to our patients.


Office Supplies

  • Copy paper
  • Paper towels
  • Facial tissue
  • Postage stamps
  • Black or Blue ink pens
  • Tall kitchen trash bags
  • Cleaning supplies: disinfecting wipes, window, floor
  • Bottled water for volunteers
  • Keurig coffee K-cups-regular and decaf for staff and volunteers


Over the Counter Medications (generics are fine)

  • “ReliOn” brand diabetic meters, strips (available at Walmart)
  • Diabetic syringes
  • BandAids/bandages
  • Mucinex, Mucinex D
  • Motrin (Ibuprofen), Tylenol (acetaminophen), Aleve (naproxen sodium)
  • Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
  • Zyrtec or Claritin
  • Hydrocortisone Cream/Triple Antibiotic Cream
  • Miralax (stool softener)
  • Prilosec, Prevacid or Zantac
  • Icy Hot or Biofreeze
  • Saline Nasal Spray 
  • Debrox-ear wax removal
  • Tooth paste and brushes
  • Nasal decongestant  


To donate, please call 754-8565 ext. 308 or 313 or email john@hhcnc.org.  Supplies can be dropped off at the Clinic (810 Harper Ave, Lenoir) Monday-Thursday, 8AM – 6PM.