Tiara’s Big Speech

Tiara and her mom, Jaymie, found the home, hope, and healing their family needed at Gracewood. Since graduating from the residential program, they have been doing so well! Tiara was recently chosen to deliver a very special speech at her school and we are so proud of...

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The Legacy of Mrs. Martha

Affectionately called “The Cookie Lady” by Gracewood staff and residents, Mrs. Martha Weibe was known for rallying her friends and family together to give back to their community. For years, Mrs. Martha and her friends collected and packaged their sweet treats...

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Ribbon Cutting: Volunteer Center

Last week we celebrated the opening of Gracewood’s brand new Volunteer Center, which includes a beautiful new space for Patti’s Place Boutique! This new building provides a place for volunteers to work and run the boutique and food pantry that is utilized...

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Plans for Hope and a Future

The McDonald family sat down to share about generosity and why they invest in the families at Gracewood. Here’s a part of that conversation with Todd McDonald. How did your family choose Gracewood to invest in? We look at our giving the same way we look at...

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How You Can Help

We have enjoyed sunny skies and are no longer under the ominous shadow of rainfall. Gracewood continues to be blessed with no water damage. We had some water in the parking lots, but all is well. I was able to drive to campus after the rain stopped to see it with my...

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Hurricane Harvey Update

Gracewood families and campus are safe. However, we have many staff and friends of Gracewood impacted by the storm. The office will remain closed until Monday, September 11. How Can You Help? Pray for our staff and families personally impacted by Hurricane Harvey....

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Meet Jenny

We are pleased to introduce Jenny Rice as our new Executive Director! Jenny is probably a familiar face to most of you because, for the past four years, she has served in a variety of roles as an integral part of Gracewood’s development team. Helping women who are...

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Understanding Trauma Pt. 2: How Does Trauma Impact Us?

By Caroline Sweatt-Eldredge, MA, LPC In our last post, we began our first entry of a several part series about understanding trauma by addressing a foundational question: What is trauma? In this second entry in our series, we will focus on trauma’s effect on our...

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