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Please Join Us and Help Make a Difference!

Inspiring HANDS, a Texas nonprofit organization, invites you to join them for their annual Kickoff Event on Saturday January 31, 2015 at the Vintage Wine Styles at 10300 Louetta Road in Houston.

The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and will include a brief and informative presentation on the 2015 plan of events including a Charity Golf Tournament, dinner and auction to be held in early April. Proceeds will benefit individuals with financial and special needs with Campership Awards which allow them to attend Summer Camp at either Camp Blessing or Camp Bethesda both of Tomball, Texas at little or no cost to them. In addition to our Campership Award(s) proceeds from our events benefit the Immediate Needs fund which has assisted some of the children of the DePlechin Children’s Center of Houston, the Montgomery County Woman’s Shelter, the Inspiring YOUth program, and more.

Following the presentation you are invited to stay and enjoy the soothing jazz performance of Grammy performing artist Chris Mitchell. Presentation begins promptly at 6:00 pm.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Your 2015 Inspiring HANDS Board of Directors:

Kathy Arnold, Lloyd Arnold, Lori Cross, Shelbi Hadley, Melissa Kenney,
Susan Lutz, Valerie Thurston, Debbie Wiedemann and Lisa Will

2015 Inspiring HANDS Campership Enrollment is now open

January 1, 2015, Harris County, TX – Enrollment for Inspiring HANDS 2015 Campership program is currently open. Applications are accepted between January 1, 2015 and March 1, 2015 only. The Campership Application form is available on our website or you may request that one be sent to you by contacting the Scholarship department at

Completed application forms must be received no later than March 1, 2015. Recipients will be notified by May 1, 2015.

Camper Eligibility Requirement Considerations

  • Must have applied to attend an approved Camp of the Inspiring HANDS Scholarship Fund
  • Must meet the approved Camp’s enrollment requirements
  • Must indicate a need for a scholarship Camper must complete a short questionnaire including a brief explanation as to why they should be chosen. If camper is unable to do so themselves than a parent, guardian, school representative or counselor my do so on their behalf.
  • Mail completed form to: Inspiring HANDS Scholarship Dept. P.O. Box 1823 Tomball TX 77377-1823
  • Application for scholarships must be received no later than March 1st

Welcome Camp Blessing Texas as an Inspiring HANDS Partner Camp

January 8, 2015, Tomball, TX – Inspiring HANDS welcomes Camp Blessing Texas of Tomball as an approved partner camp. Camp Blessing is open to individuals of seven years and older with a primary diagnosis of a physical or intellectual disability. Campers are encouraged to enjoy typical camping events such as swimming, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, archery, arts and crafts, music, and much more.

Additionally, Camp Blessing Texas invites all siblings, ages 7-13 years of age, of campers to attend camp as well. If siblings are age 14 or older they may apply for the opportunity to volunteer at camp during their sibling’s session.


The 2015 Camp locations will be:


Two sessions at Hill Top Camp in Garrison, TX.  217 Hilltop Rd, Garrison, TX 75946

Six sessions at Camp Holy Wild in New, Caney TX.


For the past nine years Camp Blessing Texas has rented camp facilities. Recently they have been gifted title to 72 acres NW of Tomball, Texas. It is just a short drive from the greater Houston area. This is a great endeavor and much needed resources will be required. Currently the Master Planning and Land Clearing are underway. Their hopes are to open the new camp facility in 2016-2017. If you or anyone you know are interested in lending a hand or resource please contact Camp Blessing Texas directly at


Further information including enrollment information on Camp Blessings Texas is available at  Information on the Inspiring HANDS Campership is available at