Grayson County Shelter
Hope Lives Here
Grayson County Shelter is a non-profit homeless shelter for displaced families and singles that serves Grayson and surrounding counties in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. All services are provided free of charge to our clients. The Grayson County Shelter is not affiliated with any government agency (local, state or federal) and relies on the goodwill donations of our community, grants, and revenue from the resale shop, "The Crowded Closet," to cover all operating expenses.
Please open your hearts in support of the services offered at the Grayson County Shelter. Your donation can be a tremendous help to give families and individuals a chance to become self-sufficient once again.
The Grayson County Shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Grayson County Shelter, Inc.
331 W. Morton Street
Denison, TX 75020
Fax: (903) 465-6067
For all inquiries about the Shelter, please contact:
Executive Director: Open
Interim Executive Director: Annette Limoges
Caseworker: Denise Wade
Event/Volunteer Coordinator: Mikayla Stocks
-Snacks (Granola bars, chips, beef jerky, crackers of all kinds, etc.)
-Pasta and pasta sauce
-Clothing in all sizes, especially 1X-5X (scrubs, flip flops, sweatpants, t-shirts, shoes, socks)
-New toothbrushes and toothpaste
-Trash bags (13 and 55 gallon)
-Coffee, coffee creamer, sugar
-Breakfast foods (Poptarts, individual packs of oatmeal, pancake mix, maple syrup)
-Seasonings and flavor (garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, vanilla flavor, almond extract)
We thank you for your support in the community!
-Mikayla Stocks, Volunteer/Event Coordinator
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Looking for a healthy, family-friendly event that also benefits others? Plan now to attend the RUN 4 SHELTER 5k, Fun Run and Virtual 5k on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at 9:00 a.m at Waterloo Lake Park in Denison, Tx. Events are open to all ages, and Waterloo Lake Park is one of Denison's most popular. The event is being coordinated by Grayson Shelter volunteers and the 5k, Fun Run and Virtual 5k are being professionally managed by Chip2Chip Race Timing. All proceeds will benefit the Grayson County Shelter. The Shelter is not affiliated with any government agency (Local, State or Federal) and relies on donations, grants and revenue from the resale shop, The Crowded Closet to cover all operating expenses.
There will be 5k awards for top male and female finishers in several age categories. Fun Run participants will each receive a finisher medal. New for this type of event is the "Virtual 5k" where people from literally anywhere can sign up, complete their 5k at a location and time of their choosing by 11/5 and receive a finisher medal.
In addition to the opportunity to participate in the events, the group is actively seeking sponsors to offset the associated costs. There are four levels of sponsorship being offered:
- Platinum ($1000, includes four 5k entries)
- Gold ($500, includes three 5k entries)
- Silver ($250, includes two 5k entries)
- Bronze. ($100, includes one 5k entry)
Registration is now open at: Race Roster. 5k participants must register by 10/22 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
5k Run/Walk (street race) - $25; Fun Run $15; Virtual 5k $25