6 Stones Stories

Our Mission

Community mobilization sharing Hope with the hopeless.

Our Core Values

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

Family and Community Service: Taking Education Outside the Classroom

Heat crashes over the Urban Farm in waves, pooling in the thick air above the 6 Stones parking lot before the uncertain breeze carries it…

Church Mobilization: The Essential Art of Serving the Community

In the next few months, thousands of people will come to the New Hope Center in search of food and clothing. Loyal gardeners will battle…

The Top 5 (Terrible) Reasons We Aren't Working Together

Text by Jason C Dukes, Church Multiplication Minister I sit in coffee shops a lot. Sometimes in meetings. Sometimes writing and creating and strategizing. Occasionally,…

Guest Post: Volunteer?! Why Would I Want to Do That?!

Text by Jonathan Hollon, Volunteer I have worked on a number of houses for 6 Stones through the Community-Powered Revitalization (CPR) program. I don’t really…

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

Nonprofit volunteer opportunities in HEB ISD

H-E-B Family: Meet Lead Volunteer, Princess Najuma-Dawkins

After moving from Jamaica with her family to start a new life, Princess never expected to become a single stay at home mom. Despite the…

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…