Creating a generation of helpers

 Helpen is a free charitable platform that gives kids a chance to help others.

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What if we could
raise today's kids to be

With Helpen, we can.

Make helping others a weekly family tradition

Teach them that even small acts of kindness, when combined, can lead to big change.

Quick and easy

Life is busy. Experience Helpen in a couple of minutes right at the dinner table.

Connect as a family

Gratitude. Generosity. Respect. Helpen is the nudge to meaningful conversations.

Shape their future

Experience is the greatest teacher. Instill the values today that will define who they are tomorrow.

What parents are saying

"We did our first session last night and it was a hit! My 7 yr old's eyes lit up when he realized he was helping provide coloring books for sick kids."
Hillary
Mother of 2
“It was absolutely wonderful - exactly what I was looking for when I set my New Years Resolution! The kids were super engaged and loved to hear how they helped others!"
Vanessa
Mother of 2
"I love it. Our 7 year old just got some money for his birthday, so it's perfect timing to start teaching generosity."
Pete
Father of 3

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"We did our first session last night and it was a hit! My 7 yr old's eyes lit up when he realized he was helping provide coloring books for sick kids."
Hillary
Mother of 2
“It was absolutely wonderful - exactly what I was looking for when I set my New Years Resolution! The kids were super engaged and loved to hear how they helped others!"
Vanessa
Mother of 2
"I love it. Our 7 year old just got some money for his birthday, so it's perfect timing to start teaching generosity."
Pete
Father of 3

How it works

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1

Nonprofit postcards delivered each week

Pick one night a week and create a new family tradition of generosity in your home.

2

Helpers choose who to support right at dinner

Helpers pass around the card. You scan the QR code to enter $1 donations.

3

Start meaningful conversations

Use their selections as a way to jumpstart important conversations about helping others.

We're on a mission

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Families donating weekly

1012

Amount donated

$300,000+

Organizations supported

56

Make giving part of their money lessons

You can connect any of your kids' debit cards to Helpen and let them experience firsthand what it's like to help others. Max donation on Helpen is $5.

Membership made for your family

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Membership includes

  • Helpen Cards

    Weekly nonprofit postcards provide step by step instructions to helping others with Helpen.

  • Parenting Content

    Helpen Snacks - 1 min. sound bites - and other content from parenting experts on how to teach generosity, empathy, resilience, and more!

  • Giving Recaps

    See all the good your family did after each Helpen session and at the end of each month.

Join Helpen Today!

Helpen Membership

Free

*Micro-donations not included.

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Questions?

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How often are the postcards delivered?

Helpen's nonprofit postcards are delivered once a week with three different nonprofits for your family to select from.

Can we change the amount of the micro-donation?

Yes! Currently, the default donation amount is set to $1 for each helper. Once you start your Helpen session, there will be an opportunity for helpers to change their individual amounts to up to $5.

What ages do you recommend for Helpen?

Ages 5 - 12 are the prime age range for Helpen.

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