Metrocrest Presbyterian Church in Carrollton, TX has donated a 2,880 sq ft triple-wide-trailer to a family in Van for the moving cost. This trailer will become a duplex for two families who lost their homes during the Mother’s Day tornado. … Continue reading God’s Surprise Bonus for 2 Van Families!
Volunteers from five churches were involved in building and setting up Sheds of Hope in Van, Texas this summer. I recently met with Park Cities Presbyterian Church, and plans are in the works to train twenty to thirty people while … Continue reading Training Teams and Leaders – Catch the Vision!
Seventeen sheds have been built in Van, TX, and one in Dallas, TX. A shout-out to Bethel Church – Dallas, and to Christ Community – Frisco who now holds the record for setting up a prebuilt shed in 1 hour … Continue reading Shout-out To The Van, Texas Team
Updated February 23, 2017 Sheds of Hope Building Plans: The shed plan has been divided into two sections: 1. Material List and Pre-Building Instructions and 2. Site Set-up for pre-built sheds. Check back for plan updates when you are ready to build. Sheds of Hope Workbench … Continue reading Free Sheds of Hope Plan
It’s exciting to see what a few sheds can mean to a community. As sheds have gone up in a low-income part of Van, it has encouraged the people to work together to improve their own homes. Paint is going on new siding, and there’s even talk of getting together for a cook out “like we used to do.” There is even talk that a playground may be given to the neighborhood as a result of a damaged school having to relocate. How about you? Why not get involved with Sheds of Hope – you can pray, build, give, and … Continue reading Rebuilding Community – We’re not just about sheds!
When I drove into Van, Texas last week with two pre-built Sheds of Hope in tow, I had no idea how timely my arrival would be! One little known victim of the Mothers Day tornado that hit Van Texas this year is the City of Van animal shelter. The storage units for dog food and other supplies were destroyed. When I showed up with a shed for them last week, the lady behind the counter came out and gave me a hug. “If you only knew the week that I have had!” she said. The time for the temporary storage … Continue reading Sheds of Hope Loves Dogs!
Phase 1 is underway. We have 9 sheds that have been committed by 2 churches so far. 21 more to go in order to reach our Phase 1 goal. If your church, business, or group would like to pre-build a … Continue reading Van Sheds Update (May 25)