Back to School Drive Bigger Each Year!

Back to school items

Our annual Back to School drive just keeps getting bigger every year! We are committed to making sure that the kids staying in the shelter are able to return to the classroom with the supplies they need to start the year off right. Some moms wait until the summer months to seek shelter, a time when their children's school will not be disrupted. We ensure that they can re-enter their classrooms … [Read more...]

Farewell Luncheon for SOS Member, Martha Matthews

Martha Matthews Farewell Luncheon

SOS member Jean Dodds hosted a farewell luncheon for her friend and fellow SOS member, Martha Matthews, on Wednesday, July 15th.  Martha and her husband, Frank, are moving to Georgia to be near family and grandchildren.  SOS members attending were Martha Matthews, Jean Dodds, Georgia Kidwell, Lynn Millner, Donna Baumgartner and Martha Ragsdale.  Other friends saying farewell were Anna Holzer, … [Read more...]

200 Women Play Tennis to Support Play Therapy for SafeHaven Kids

Tournament play

The 24th Annual Mid-Cities SOS Tennis Benefit was challenged by the weather, but still managed to bring out 200 women to play during the 3-day event at the Southlake Tennis Center. We were able to get in two complete days in the first week, with the rain holding off until the last minute on Tuesday. The Wednesday event was postponed a week due to weather and resulted in having the best weather of … [Read more...]

Mid-Cities SOS 2015 Shining Star is Anna Saunders

2015 Shining Star Anna

2014's Shining Star Sally Bustamante, at left, announced that Anna Saunders is this year's SOS Shining Star.  Anna's dedication and passion for supporting the women and children at SafeHaven is exceptional. As Sally said at the meeting, "Anna is a very deserving lady!   She has a calling to help victims of domestic violence and has become the Queen of Urgent Needs."  Anna was presented a floral … [Read more...]

Beautiful Weather and Super Informative Speakers Highlight May 1st Meeting

Guest speakers and three women named Martha.

Yellow tulips brightened the City of Grapevine Community Room for the well attended May general meeting.  SOS members enjoyed Central Market box lunches and an enlightening program presented by Robin Davis, GCISD High School Student Advocate. Ms. Davis was introduced by Martha Sharp, a friend and former GCISD Educational Counselor, who provided insight into her past student advocate … [Read more...]

2015 Celebrity Chefs


It was an evening of culinary magic because of the generosity of our exceptional Celebrity Chefs! Let's show our appreciation by patronizing these loyal supporters of Mid-Cities SOS and SafeHaven. … [Read more...]

Celebrity Chefs 2015 raises $115,000 for SafeHaven


Thanks to your generosity, along with the hard work of numerous volunteers and the time and talents of the participating chefs, Mid-Cities SOS raised $115,000 at its 9th Annual Celebrity Chefs event on January 18th. Mid-Cities SOS President Tara Hutchins-Welsh and Celebrity Chefs Chair Mary MacDowell present a check to former SafeHaven CEO Mary Lee Hafley. New Mid-Cities SOS Officers … [Read more...]

Texas Health HEB ICU Nursing Staff Donates Comfort and Joy Items!


Mid-Cities SOS would like to thank the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford ICU nursing staff for their generous donations during the 2014 Christmas season. They provided pajamas, slippers, scarves, jackets, hats, lotions, socks, gloves and many other items for the ladies at SafeHaven. These gifts provided comfort and joy for their holiday season and for the coming winter … [Read more...]