The Pucketts Move Back In

This past November, the Pucketts moved back into their renovated, level-floor home. But they got much more than a new home. They got a new family.

HIS STORY. HIS IMPACT.

On March 21 when the tornadoes barreled through, Paul Hawkin monitored the scene on the TV news. His wife Ella and his 92-year-old mother nervously watched the skies with him, and as they heard the sound of a tornado approaching their Elgin home, they took cover. In God’s mercy, no one was hurt, but the […]

Training for Blue Skies, Too

Thankfully, disasters don’t happen every day. So, what does ADRN’s network of more than 200 churches and volunteers do when winds are calm and skies are blue? They train and prepare to step in when disaster strikes – no matter what form it takes. For most volunteers, the skills they learn in these classes also […]

Hope Family Thrift Store #2

Serve Day Volunteers worked hard this fall to get our second Hope Family Thrift Store (HFTS) location at 13801 Burnet Road in Austin ready to hope this fall.  While the HFTS East Austin location at 1221 East 51st Street will remain open, the new center on Burnet Road will provide more space for the store […]

A Shepherd’s Story

A Shepherd’s Story – 2022 Light of Hope The call to the Austin Fire Department went out in the cold, pre-dawn hours on January 7. A three-alarm fire broke out in the Ventura Apartments in North Austin. Three alarms. More resources to fight the flames. More firefighters to do the job. More people needing help.  […]

“Feed my People”

When the call to serve meals to Austin’s high-risk homeless population came, Marty and Carol Robbins carefully considered the risk to themselves and chose to accept the call. Joining 63 other volunteers donning face masks and gloves, Marty and Carol served lunch and dinner to homeless people in self-isolation 5-days a week for weeks on […]

Anna’s Disaster Recovery Journey

A worldwide pandemic. Civil unrest. The times we’re living in are unprecedented, uncertain, and precarious – you’ve heard all the terms. But disasters don’t stop when pandemics and riots take center stage. Destructive storms continue to wreak havoc on communities. Homes still burn. Floods still displace families. And thanks to the support of people like you, ADRN still […]

Nick Erskine

From Dribbling to Delivering In these difficult times, it is most reassuring to know there are folks willing to put those who are less fortunate before their own interests. When the COVID-19 crisis hit the city of Austin, Nick Erskine, one of ADRN’s newest volunteers, did just that. “I wanted to serve in some way […]

Jennifer Morales

Jennifer Morales has a desire to share the gospel of Jesus Christ to whoever needs to hear it. In fact while she was studying for her Masters in Chaplaincy, one of her professors suggested that she volunteer with a local organization where she could freely share the gospel and serve others. Jennifer found ADRN and jumped right […]