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)

FAQ: Community-Powered Revitalization

If you know anything about 6 Stones, you're probably familiar with Community-Powered Revitalization (CPR). But knowing that it exists and understanding the program are two…

CPR Fall 2017: A Whole Community

Every year, I ask myself the same thing: “how can we tell the story of Community-Powered Revitalization again without re-telling it?” There’s only so many…

Laquita: More Than a Yard

A yard is never just a yard. It’s more than grass and dirt. For many of us, a yard is a place of escape. The…

Boval: A Community Company

CLEBURNE — Less than a mile from the Chisholm Park Tollway, Boval BioSolutions stands alone against the broad Texas sky. Surrounded by a stretch of…

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…