Entries by JoAnn

CertainTeed provides support to the Gingerbread House

CertainTeed’s roofing plant in Ennis recently conducted a teddy bear drive in support of the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center. CertainTeed’s parent company, Saint-Gobain Corporation, allowed the plant to do a community gift donation from its foundation in the amount of $500 to the nonprofit organization of its choice. On hand for the donation presentation were Katherine […]

Munster Mansion event benefitting the Gingerbread House slated for Oct. 21-22

The Munster Mansion in Waxahachie hosts its annual Charity Event from 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 21-22. This year’s beneficiary is the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center. The community is invited to attend and enjoy the family-oriented event, which includes concessions, games, prizes, children’s activities, a Midway area and more. Admission to the grounds is free, with […]

Dallas Children’s Charities awards grant to the Gingerbread House

Roy Whitfill, representing the Dallas Children’s Charities, presented a grant award Oct. 6 to John Wyckoff, executive director of the Gingerbread House, and board members Kathy Brandt, Carla Estes, Julie Pierce and Katherine Sirchia, board president. The center expresses its deepest appreciation to all of its supporters. Without them, we could not do what we […]

Gingerbread House to benefit from North Texas Giving Day

Please consider making a donation to the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center during the upcoming North Texas Giving Day, slated for 6 a.m.-midnight Thursday, Sept. 22. What is North Texas Giving Day? North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation (and the world!) to come together to raise as […]

2016 multi-disciplinary team members named

During the the Gingerbread House’s annual protocol meeting held Aug. 3, 2016, Teresa Evans, center forensic interviewer, and Elizabeth Glidewell of the Waxahachie Police Department were selected by the multi-disciplinary team members as team members of the year.  

Annual Open House from 4-7 p.m. April 7

The Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center hosts its annual Open House from 4-7 p.m. April 7, 2016, at the center, located at 425 E. Ross St., Waxahachie. The Open House is held in recognition of April serving as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. The community is invited to attend the event, which will include […]

15th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance Feb. 19-21, 2016

Join us at the 15th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance, slated for Feb. 19-21 at the Ellis County Expo Center in Waxahachie. The event benefits the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center and is its largest fundraiser of the year. The event features three days of CASI-sanctioned chili competition (Friday-Sunday), along with junior, local/novice and […]

Annual Open House slated for Dec. 10, 2015

The community is invited to our annual Open House slated from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at 425 E. Ross St. (the corner of Ross and Farley streets), Waxahachie. For more information, contact Executive Director John Wyckoff at 972-937-1870 or email john.eccac@ectisp.net.