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Football teams and cheerleaders (aged 11-12) from inner-city Dallas, Houston and San Antonio were blessed with playing at beautiful Midlothian stadium. Donated chartered buses brought the children (many of whom have never had the treat of venturing from their neighborhoods), they were greeted by former NFL players (Devin Wymans-NE Patriots and Michael Downs-Dallas Cowboys), were led in prayer and devotional and then hit the field for an amazing [...]
On Friday, November 18th, KABB Fox San Antonio ran a fantastic piece about the Arms of Hope Raiders. Arms of Hope sponsors this inner-city football team/cheerleaders by providing equipment and leading weekly devotionals that encourage the Christian faith and character building. Terry Drake, Director of Outreach Ministry, was interviewed and did a great job explaining the difference Arms of Hope makes in these disadvantaged children’s lives. [...]
When an ACU shuttle bus veered into a ditch and crashed at an intersection near Ballinger, the students and faculty from the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences were heading south toward Medina Children’s Home, a campus 40 miles northwest of San Antonio, for their annual mission trip. Medina Children’s Home, part of the not-for-profit Christian care organization Arms of Hope, assists orphans, at-risk youth and single-mother families. [...]
Featured speaker of the 2011 Houston Reaching Generations Gala & Auction, Gary Blair, 2011 NCAA National Champion Texas A&M Women's Basketball Coach speaks for Arms of Hope. Click here to listen to Blair's appreciation for the work Arms of Hope is doing to help disadvantaged children and single mothers and their families.
On September 24, 2011, a record crowd gathered at the Dallas Hilton Anatole for Arms of Hope's Reaching Generations Gala and Auction. Ron Hall and Denver Moore, authors of Same Kind of Different As Me and What Difference Do It Make were the special guest speakers. Click here to hear their inspirational message behind their life story and appreciation for the work Arms of Hope is doing to [...]
On August 13, 2011, one hundred and sixty people gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting and dedication of the Lifehouse & Pat and Pete Schenkel Family Living Homes on the Arms of Hope - Medina Campus. The ceremony was facilitated by Kevin McDonald, Arms of Hope President and CEO. Troy Robertson, Medina Campus Minister, gave the invocation. Curtis Bedrich, Chairman of the Board, gave an expression of gratitude [...]
DALLAS, TEXAS -- Arms of Hope is pleased to announce its plans to initiate a pilot residential program for single-mother families in Dallas County. The Arms of Hope Urban Together Program Project will focus on assisting families struggling to escape homelessness, poverty or abuse by helping motivated single mothers and their children transition into successful, independent futures. “Single-mother families are the fastest growing component of our state’s rapidly [...]
On May 21, 2011, a crowd of close to 400 individuals gathered at the San Antonio Hyatt Hill Country Resort for Arms of Hope's Reaching Generations Gala and Auction. Bruce Bowen, former San Antonio Spurs Star and Current ESPN Analyst, was the special guest speaker. Click here to hear Bowen's inspirational message behind his life story and appreciation for the work Arms of Hope is doing to help [...]