gerund or present participle: assisting
help (someone), typically by doing a share of the work.
synonyms:help, aid, lend a (helping) hand to, oblige, accommodate, serve;
What if we lend a hand to someone else today? Hold a door open, say hello, look the cashier in the eye. Realize who is around us and how we can offer a moment, a smile, a thought to make their day better.