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A Special Christmas Blessing
A group of volunteers from Tallowood Baptist Church joined together to help make Christmas special for mothers and children at Gracewood.

Raising the Bar
Silvia Deloitte and her son, Alex, are pictures of success.

Just a Little Time
Although a single mom, Mary Halliburton no longer struggles with the ongoing financial stress that comes with raising a child on her own. 

Get Up, Dust Off, Keep Going
Hope Latin is a testament to Gracewood’s mission to invest in single mothers for the long haul, giving them the time needed to truly develop and achieve the tools for success not only for themselves but for a future generation.

House of Promise
For single mothers Milinda, Danise and Daniell, earning degrees in the healthcare field is not only instrumental for their futures - it’s part of what bonds their cottage and makes them a family.

Patti's Place
Thanks to Patti Reik, who passed away in 2012, a boutique-like shop called “Patti’s Place” has been created in a small house located adjacent to Gracewood’s Spring Branch campus. It is in this special place where moms like Danyell can find donated items such as clothes, shoes, accessories and more.

In a Perfect Place
When Valerie chose to walk away from a four-year relationship after a domestic dispute and an emotional breakdown that landed her in the hospital, it seemed as if it was the end of all she ever hoped and dreamed.

Ladies of Grace
As a solitary gunshot rang out through Houston’s Uptown Park on Independence Day morning, the Ladies of Grace stepped across the start line and took their first steps toward culminating the race they began training for two months ago.

Scouts in Action
Single mothers and children at Houston’s Gracewood residential ministry are benefitting from local Boy Scouts who are putting into action a key tenet of the Scout Oath: To help other people at all times.

Legacy of a Church

First Baptist Church of Spring Branch may be disappearing, but it is leaving a legacy that will impact generations of families in the community through a new counseling program at Gracewood.

Giving Back to Gracewood
“I never thought I’d be in a position to give back to the ministry that gave so much to me, but I’m truly grateful to be in a position to show my gratitude.”

Bradley-Legend House Dedication
The Houston community came together on Wednesday, May 8, to help dedicate the newest cottage on Gracewood’s Elmview campus in the Spring Branch area of Northwest Houston.

Move-In Ready
Our newest cottage was dedicated this week, thanks to the countless volunteers who gave their time, resources and talents to get it move-in ready.

Uniquely Restored
Anita Daniels and her 6-year-old son, Jayden, came to Gracewood under unique circumstances, even for a ministry that specializes in helping moms and children in difficult situations.

A Team Effort
A Shared Mission
Refreshed, Refocused 
How Healing Happens
Ambassadors for Gracewood
Prayed for by Name
An Academic Turn Around
A Place of Peace and Rebuilding
A Second Chance
Back to School
Money Stories
Keeping a Dream Alive
An Aid to Success
Support Beams of Gracewood Event
My Five Daughters
Elmview Groundbreaking - Slideshow

Lessons Learned

A Divine Employer

The Joy and Pleasure of Serving

A Second Chance at Life

The Tools to Succeed

Christmas Traditions

The Game of Life

Showcase Home Benefits Gracewood

Gracewood's Entrepreneurial Spirit

Scouts Serving Gracewood

Voices of the Faithful

Education: A Long-Term Solution

Birthday Sweetness

Celebrate the Blessings 

Send in the Clowns

Never Too Late to Dream

Rachel's Plan B

Mobile Missionaries

A Decade of Dreams

Help Begins at Home