6 Stones Stories

Our Mission

 

The mission of 6 Stones is to be a Catalyst of Hope transforming lives, homes, and communities.

 

We do this by mobilizing our community, and sharing Hope with the hopeless.

Our Core Values

Christ-centered, Compassionate, Integrity, Unified, Servant-hearted, Influencer

Guest Post: The Job Hunt

Text by Francesca Taylor Disclaimer: “The Job Hunt” is a work of non-fiction. While I’m sharing my true story, I am in not qualified to…

Celebrating 10 Years: The 2019 Catalyst of Hope Luncheon

In the course of our work here at 6 Stones, we have interviewed all kinds of people. CEOs and Social Workers. Teachers. Veterans. People who…

Guest Post: The Day I Lost My Job

Text by Francesca “Franki” Taylor In her book One Writer’s Beginnings, American short story writer and novelist Eudora Welty wrote: “Long before I wrote stories,…

2018 Review: A Year of Hope in Hardship

2018 proved to be a challenging year at 6 Stones. Changes in the national tax code led to a surprising dip in support, our staff…

New Hope Center

Dorothy: Breaking Down

Dorothy did everything the “right way.” She married her high school sweetheart, started a family, and landed a great job almost as soon as they…

The Reyes Family: Change Demands Constants

Jason and Nycole Reyes came to this community in the middle of a battle for their lives. They were both overweight. Doctors warned Jason that,…

Guest Post: Six Degrees of Support

Text By Francesca “Franki” Taylor In 1929, Hungarian author, playwright, poet, and journalist Frigyes Karinthy became the first proponent of the “six degrees of separation”…

Guest Post: The Job Hunt

Text by Francesca Taylor Disclaimer: “The Job Hunt” is a work of non-fiction. While I’m sharing my true story, I am in not qualified to…

Community Powered Revitalization (CPR)

Community Powered Revitalization: Fall 2019 Recap

It's been ten years since the first Euless Revitalization blitz. Even longer since the first two homes were repaired. Even though the program has only…

The Pesinas: Fifty Years of Love and Memories

I feel two things as I step over the threshold into Rosa’s home: cramped and welcome. Because the living room has been converted into a…

Community Powered Revitalization: Community Has No Boundaries

EULESS — There's a hush in the air as Theresa and I sit for her interview; the kind of warm, buzzing silence that catches you…

700th Restoration Project Makes Grapevine Feel Like Home Again

GRAPEVINE — The muted sounds of worship music hang in the air, drifting from a wireless radio across a ten-yard stretch of grass that serves…

School-Based Initiatives

Night of Hope 2019: The Christmas Legacy

Our community may be young, but it has a storied history of love and compassion. That's why, no matter where you go in the Mid-Cities,…

The Samano Family: Christmas Restored

HURST — Crystal Samano settles into a metal chair, coffee in hand, and slides her sunglasses down her forehead to shield her eyes on what…

Operation Back 2 School 2019

Beginning on Monday, August 5 and concluding with a final distribution event one week later, Operation Back 2 School served 4,792 at-risk students in HEB…

Christine: Overcoming The Constant Struggle

BEDFORD — Christine sweeps the hair from her face, stifling a laugh as she repeats instructions for her ten-year-old twins. They’re supposed to be helping…