Legal aid office earns challenge grants: HELP Legal Assistance of Davenport has received two challenge grants totaling $90,000.
The Marie H. Bechtel Charitable Trust has issued a challenge grant for $60,000 over a three-year period, contingent upon HELP raising the same amount. The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation also has awarded a challenge grant to HELP in the amount of $30,000 over the next two-year period.
HELP provides free legal services to low-income and senior clients in civil matters involving basic human needs. These funds will increase HELP’s capacity to serve clients with legal problems involving safety, housing, and an adequate income.