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Pathways of Hope

Pathways of Hope Sewing Work Program is a stepping-stone to help clients break out of their cycle of poverty and also endeavors to help those who are simply having a circumstantial difficult time in their lives.  Clients earn money for their families by sewing items for our business customers, while benefiting from instruction and support in our Christian environment.

·        Clients:

o       Are mentored as they work with their Volunteer Sewing Coaches

o       Attend weekly support meetings facilitated by an experienced Volunteer Counselor

o       Learn new life skills

o       Learn work ethics


·        Clients take beginning or advanced sewing lessons, which are offered on a one-on-one basis or in a group setting, where they can.

                   sew at our facility on a daily basis,  enjoy the company of others and receive daily devotionals and in-depth life-skill mentoring


·        Students create various costumes for “Business of Hope”, Dallas Vintage.


·        Students sew religious banners for “Business of Hope”, Reasons for Hope, whose products are shown at the World Market in Dallas, Texas. 



Our Pathways of Hope Program recently moved to a new facility and at present has 14 sewing machines, a Serger, new donated office and work furniture.


We welcome any one who would like to volunteer in this program.    

There are so many blessings……….For the Students and for You!!

If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer

Please contact Laurie Cole at                                


Volunteers currently working in the Program are:

Suzie Morrell – Work Program Administrator

Sally Hummer – Sales and Supervision

Melissa Johnson – Group Support Facilitator

Donna Smith – Shipping & Receiving

Sue Mason – Work Program Coach

Donna Novel – Work Program Coach