The long-awaited completion of ACROSS’ new facility has been realized.

Thanks to supporters of ACROSS, the dream has come true. ACROSS’ new fourplex is completed. We have doubled our capacity to eight units to house our neighbors in need. We are unable to have our fundraiser due to the ongoing pandemic but need donations.

ACROSS needs your help and here are ways you can do so:

• Donate furniture and household supplies. Accepting new or gently used items. Please call 972-872-9828 or email or Zack Tenpenny at 469-569-6645 to arrange drop-off or pick-up.

• Online, visit and toggle to the right on the landing page until you see “A Hand Up not a Hand Out” and click the donate button.

• PayPal to account name This email is for use with Paypal only; see above for correspondence.

• Check payable to ACROSS mailed to P.O. Box 8844, Ennis, TX 75120.

ACROSS is a grass roots Ennis-based charity founded in 1992 with the mission to provide temporary housing to our community members in need. Thank you for your support of our most important work.

We invite you to join us for a tour of the new facility from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at 505 S. Sherman St., Ennis, TX 75119 (the northeast corner of West Lampasas and South Sherman streets). Parking is in the back. We will wear masks and practice social distancing during the tour.

With love and heartfelt thanks,

ACROSS board of directors


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