Timeline

2007

Helping Hands on “The Today Show”

Helping Hands on “The Today Show”

Helping Hands is featured on The Today Show with Lester Holt.

First Placement with World War II Veteran

First Placement with World War II Veteran

First placement with an American veteran of World War II – Jim Hill and Jessica. Mr. Hill was one of the soldiers who stormed the beaches along the coast of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.

2008

Helping Hands on “Jeopardy”

Helping Hands on “Jeopardy”

Helping Hands was featured as a category on Jeopardy.

First Placement with Iraq War Veteran

First Placement with Iraq War Veteran

First placement with an American veteran of the War in Iraq. Tim Jeffers and Webster View their story.

2009

30th Anniversary of Helping Hands

30th Anniversary of Helping Hands

Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers celebrated its 30th anniversary.

2010

First publication of “Kasey to the Rescue”

First publication of “Kasey to the Rescue”

First publication of the book Kasey to the Rescue which tells the story of Ned and his monkey helper Kasey. https://youtu.be/G0lwf0-Pwt4 Ned & Kasey

2012

SCIPP is rebranded as YEP

SCIPP is rebranded as YEP

SCIPP is rebranded as YEP – Youth Education Program.

2018

Travis and Siggy Profiled in “TIME Magazine”

Travis and Siggy Profiled in “TIME Magazine”

Travis and Siggy were profiled in TIME magazine. Travis and Siggy in Time Travis and Siggy

2021

Monkey College becomes the Monkey Living Center

Siggy - a black and white capuchin monkey

The Monkey College becomes the Monkey Living Center. View the Monkey living Center