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Irving Bible Church Pledged Huge Donation to build in 2015!!

Irving Bible Church, one of our biggest and most faithful partners, has pledged to build our multi-purpose building AND half of our 3rd cottage for My Refuge House in 2015! As a celebration for paying off their debt from their own building,…
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Photo Timeline of New Cottage Construction

Thanks to a very generous gifts from our friends at Leadership Worth Following in Irving, Texas, My Refuge House is going to open another new cottage in January 2015! Currently, My Refuge House is composed of one large house and one cottage.…
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Leverage What You Have

By: Kim Jones In October, My Refuge House held its first Fashioned for Freedom Runway Show. All proceeds from this event went to benefit the work we do in the Philippines.  During the months of preparation, as I coordinated the various people…
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This is What Six Years of Service Looks Like!

Written by: Rachel Jones and Migueliza Felias   On November 15th My Refuge House celebrated six years of service in the Philippines! The visitors were warmly welcomed by the joyful smiles of our girls who volunteered themselves as the…
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Our Goal for 2016 was Accomplished this Month!

We have very exciting news. At My Refuge House, it has always been our goal to have our home in the Philippines lead by Filipinos. We recognized long ago that the best case scenario for the girls who call My Refuge House "Home" is to be lead…
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Education is Essential

This short piece about the initiatives of our education programs at My Refuge House was written by Dr. Ivonn Ellis Wiggan. Dr. Ivonn joined the team at My Refuge House in May  of this year and has been boosting the spirits of the girls and…
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Introducing Dr. Ivonn Ellis Wiggan

Allison email Dr. Ivonn a couple of days later asking if she would ever be interested in working for My Refuge House. And the rest is history. Dr. Ivonn packed up her belongings (including an airbed that fits in her suitcase!) and relocated…
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TF-CBT Graduation

At My Refuge House, all of our girls go through a counseling program. This year, we used an adapted form of Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with the girls. We chose TF-CBT because it is the most evidence based form of counseling…
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Kickboxing for Freedom

I'd like to introduce you to my friend Kelly. Kelly used her talents as a photographer and video producer to help us tell our girls stories more effectively, but she was so touched by meeting the girls, she didn't stop there! Watch this video…
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The Girl Who Doesn't Run is Running for Her Life.

I DON'T RUN. Unless there's a clown chasing me. With a knife. But even then, it's questionable. I'm the girl that reposts humorous e-cards on Pinterest that say things like, "I just ran my first marathon this morning! Just kidding, I'm on my…