6 Stones Stories

Our Mission

Community mobilization sharing Hope with the hopeless.

Our Core Values

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

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…

Reflections On My First Year at 6 Stones

Dear Friend, As the new Executive Director at 6 Stones, I’ve had the privilege of seeing our programs for the first time this year. The…

Our Prayer For You This Thanksgiving

There’s something special about the way things come together at Thanksgiving. Whether your family are travelers or stay-at-homers. Artisan chefs or keep-it-simple cooks. The beauty…

6 Stones: An Oral History

As we celebrate our first decade, the staff at 6 Stones felt that we ought to reflect on the history of our organization and programs.…

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)

We Build Forever – Maintaining Community in the Booming City of Grapevine

GRAPEVINE — High above the Grapevine City Council chamber, carved into the wall where sitting officials cannot hope to miss it, sits the John Ruskin…

Community Powered Revitalization: Ghost Stories

Homes are inherently historical; they come with memories, and memories come with emotion. As we interview homeowners in preparation for the upcoming Community Powered Revitalization…

CPR 2018: There's No Stopping Community

Community Powered Revitalization requires an intense amount of planning. Every blitz sees hundreds of volunteers at dozens of work sites, each with its own set…

Lewis and Barbara: The Home We Chose

Most of us get to choose the life we live. Our parents might set us on a certain path, but we decide where it ends;…

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…