Newport News, VA On February 1, 2010 Spectrum donated ten bags containing clothes, jackets, and shoes to Hampton Ecumenical Lodgings & Provisions, INC. Also known as H.E.L.P., this organization provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, a winter shelter program, food, financial assistance to those in need, life skills training and job placement for the homeless, and free healthcare to those without medical coverage. Founded in 1982, H.E.L.P. is a faith-based organization supported by member congregations, schools, local businesses, civic clubs and organizations. Over the years, H.E.L.P. has grown dramatically both in the number of volunteers and people it serves in various ministries. For more information and to contribute to this effort, visit the H.E.L.P. website at