October has been a month of blessings for Amy’s House. As a more normal community life is beginning to resume, we were able to do a couple of presentations about organ and tissue donation. Margaret Henderson spoke to the Lambda Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma in Copperas Cove. The members presented a generous donation […]
Amy’s House wants to express great gratitude to the Fikes Foundation for the award of a generous grant to further the mission of our hospitality house. Below is a photo of our Executive Director Jim Fly accepting a check from a representative of the foundation.
We are so pleased to announce that our beautiful patio furniture has finally arrived. This will give guests another option for a place to dine and visit in an outdoor setting. We are so grateful to the Temple Bio-Science District for funding the purchase of the furniture.
Boy Scout Troop 101 of Temple did the honor of performing a ceremonial flag raising ceremony for Amy’s House on August 2, 2021. Because of Covid we could not have a large crowd, but the boys did a wonderful job.
We are in the process of changing TRIO’s official mailing address. From now on, please send any correspondence to: TRIO Central Texas 2114 S. 15th St Temple, Texas 76504 We are also unveiling our new website https://www.amyshouse-temple.org. You can reach us by email at email@example.com. At our first face-to-face meeting in over a year, the […]
Back on January 26, 2021, the Carpenter Foundation awarded us a very generous grant that helped pay for a good chunk of the furniture at Amy’s House. We could not have accomplished our goals without the help of generous donors like the Carpenter Foundation. Below is a photo of our president, John Henderson, receiving the […]
A round of applause is due to the Temple Lady Lions Club members and their hubbies for coming to wash the outside windows at Amy’s House on May 3rd and for bringing us much needed paper towels, snacks, and coffee. A few Lions posed by our front door. Amy’s House is seeing an increasing number […]
We are so proud to have some decoration on one of our dedication walls. One plaque names the board members and officers of TRIO upon our date of dedication. The other plaque recounts the story of Amy’s House. After consultation with the transplant department at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, we are happy to […]
Amy’s House hosted three families during January. Because of Covid-19 restrictions we are only able to have two rooms occupied concurrently. The Baylor Scott & White transplant team has been busy and demand for affordable housing is high. We are very hopeful that as more and more people receive vaccinations, we can ease into full […]
Sunday, December 13, 2020, at 2 pm, we had a brief dedication of Amy’s House. We had hoped for a “Grand Opening,” but because of the restrictions required by the pandemic, our ceremony was limited. Representatives of TRIO, the City of Temple, the JLH Foundation, the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, CRW Construction, and […]