A Memoir – Jean Raleigh Kindle

By Jerry R. Tompkins, President-emeritus Jean Kindle had the kind of beauty you would notice from across a crowded room: a face that was finely symmetrical, beautifully coiffed hair, flawless skin. As for dress, she understood precisely what her colors were and what were not. And she was always engaged in conversation with somebody. The (Read More…)

Why We Give – Les and Brenda Staples

How did you/your church learn about PCHAS? We learned about PCHAS at First Presbyterian Church in Ft. Worth’s “Presbypalooza” event.   How long have you/your church been serving this ministry and in what capacities (volunteer,projects, monetary donations, etc.? Since we learned about PCHAS, we have been supporting the agency with monetary donations.   What makes (Read More…)

PCHAS Receives a Generous Challenge Grant

PCHAS Receives $100,000 Thanks to Generous Challenge Grant Thanks in part to a $50,000 challenge grant by an anonymous donor Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services received $100,000 for the agency’s programs in Corpus Christi: Child and Family (a unique family preservation program) and Next Steps (a program that serves struggling veterans and young adults who (Read More…)

Why We Give: Ron and Jo Ann Mills

How did you learn about PCHAS? Seven years ago, we were going through some trying times with our teenage daughter. A friend of ours from Trinity Presbyterian Church in McKinney (TPC) suggested that we contact PCHAS for advice. We were cordially invited to the Waxahachie campus for an evaluation of our daughter and a tour (Read More…)

Why I Give: Mark Davis

Mark Davis, 14, first learned of PCHAS several years ago from Jana Hobbs, PCHAS Senior Development Officer. His family responded to the immediate need of a Child and Family client whose children were discovered sleeping on the floor with most other basic needs unmet. Bedding, clothing, shoes, books and toys were donated by Mark, who (Read More…)