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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…

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…

Gingerbread House at the Waxahachie Chamber Auction

Representing the Gingerbread House at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce Auction on Oct. 1 were board member Janet Magee, executive director John Wyckoff and his wife Roxanne, and board president Katherine Sirchia.

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…

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…

The Avenue Church’s “Be the Church” event installs landscaping at the Gingerbread House

The Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center was among several beneficiaries of this year’s “Be the Church” event organized by The Avenue Church. “Be the Church” encourages volunteers to become more involved in their community. On…

Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Texas Chapter XXI, sponsoring benefit cruise for the Gingerbread House

Reservations are still available for the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Texas Chapter XXI, sponsored benefit cruise for the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center. Reservations piloted by our group fundraising travel…

Join us for the 14th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance

Plans are well under way for the 14th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance, slated for Feb. 13-15 at the Ellis County Expo Center, U.S. Highway 287 North, Waxahachie. Join us for three days of CASI-sanctioned chili competition (Friday-Sunday),…

Blue Knights make donation

Blue Knights, Texas XXI, recently presented a $5,000 check to Gingerbread House Executive Director John Wyckoff and Board President Brad Shotts. The money represents proceeds from the Blue Knights' third annual benefit golf tournament. From…

Blue Knights raise funds for Gingerbread House

Members of the Blue Knights, Texas XXI, based in Waxahachie, have always had a heart for the Gingerbread House Children’s Advocacy Center, whose goal is “to optimize the investigative and prosecution process; provide quality legal, psychological,…

Chili benefit gets off to hot start

Reigning chili champions, first-timers and a runaway bride filled the Ellis County Expo Center for the 12th annual Gingerbread House Chili Cook-Off and Barn Dance that began with a Friday night cook-off. As most of the cooks had already set…