Our service monkeys are provided at no cost to our recipients.
As a senior level non-profit management professional, Diane S. Nahabedian has spent over thirty years working with organizations to enhance their stature through outreach that includes development, marketing/ communications and strategic partnership recruitment efforts, to ensure organizational financial security.
Animals, especially primates, have been a lifelong interest of Alison, Director of Monkey Care at Helping Hands. In the third grade, she decided that someday she would work with monkeys or apes.
Kim has always had an affinity for animals, having owned a plethora of domesticated mammals and reptiles growing up.
Allyson received her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Mount Ida College in 2008 and always knew she wanted to work with exotic animals.
Joe became involved with Helping Hands in 2006 through a high school vocational internship program. He is a lifelong animal lover and previously worked at a veterinary hospital and a dog grooming parlor, both of which he enjoyed thoroughly.
For as long as she can remember, Jessica wanted to work with primates. She started volunteering at Helping Hands in 2007, after learning about the organization while attending school in Boston.
Natalie worked with animals in a variety of capacities before joining Helping Hands. Since graduating from Wheaton College in 2005 with a BA in Psychobiology, she has worked as a zookeeper, a lab animal veterinary technician, and a manager of a primate psychology research lab.