Five National Junior Honors Society scholars and fellow Girl Scout members of Troop #1411 met a profound need for struggling mothers seeking haven at GRACE.

The young ladies collected and raised enough baby items to fill 50 new diaper bags, meeting their goal to achieve the Girl Scout Silver Award—the highest honor a Girl Scout Cadette can earn.

Each embroidered diaper bag holds all the essentials for a new mom—diapers, wipes, pacifiers, blankets, bottles, books, and other necessities. The Cross Timbers middle school students showed their sewing skills with handmade burp cloths that filled each bag.

A kit will be given to new mothers who enter our Transitional Program, as well as single mothers or families struggling to meet the varying needs of their children.

It’s particularly inspiring that these young girls would have the insight to understand the far-reaching impact helping parents have on empowering the next generation.

We are thankful that their collective efforts will provide relief, encouragement and much-needed support to moms and dads who want their children to grow up with the kind of hearts these young girls have.

Thanks for your hard work!

‘Plant the good seeds of righteousness,

    and you will harvest a crop of love.

Plow up the hard ground of your hearts,

    for now is the time to seek the Lord,

that he may come

    and shower righteousness upon you.’

–    Hosea 10:12