"Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow" Isaiah 1:17

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ActHow - A Call To Help Orphans & Widows

Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world." James 1:27 NAS

Our Mission

Helping Orphans and Widows' mission is to help and assist orphans and widows worldwide by strengthening and encouraging them through economic, physical, medical, spiritual, and/or material means.



Our Profile

Helping Orphans and Widows, also known as "H.O.W.", is a Christian based, nonpartisan corporation, formed under the California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law, for the specific objective of helping orphans and widows worldwide.  It is based in Lancaster, California, USA.   It was established as men and women of faith, with a history of serving orphans and widows, were given an opportunity to unite together for serving.  H.O.W. is not affiliated with a church denomination.  The Board of Directors are active members and servants within different Christian church fellowships.  Helping Orphans and Widows was witnessed and certified with the Great Seal of the State of California on April 23, 2005, by California Secretary of State, Bruce McPherson.