Texas Gulf Coast

Welcome to Refuge for Women Texas Gulf Coast!


Church Partners

House Needs

Women’s Coats, Jackets, Sweaters – Size L, XL, 2XL


  • Paper Towels 
  • Toilet Paper 
  • Trash bags size 8, 13 and heavy duty 50-gallon drum liners
  • Cleaning supplies such as Windex, bleach, Fablioso, Soft Scrub, Liquid hand soap, Liquid dish soap, Dishwasher detergent, Laundry detergent, Bug Killer, Wasp Spray, Etc.
  • Air Freshener Sprays and Plug-ins
  • Paper Plates
  • Plasticware
  • Kleenex
  • Storage Bags (all sizes)
  • Tin Foil
  • Gum, Hard Candy and Small Chocolates
  • Tupperware–All sizes
  • Gift Cards: Starbucks, Chick Fil-A, Panera Bread, VISA gift card, HEB, Kroger, Walmart, Target 


Gift Cards can be mailed directly to us at:

Refuge for Women Texas Gulf Coast 

117 Hwy. 332W, Suite J, #159

Lake Jackson, TX 77566


Keynote Speaker – Dr. Ron Archer 

Ron Archer is a spellbinding speaker and a force to be reckoned with whenever he takes the stage. He has spoken at churches and in corporate settings for more than four decades. These days, he travels the globe with a message that remains the same: that God can use anyone, including someone like him—the unwanted child of a seventeen-year-old call girl—to share the hope that comes from believing in Jesus Christ.

Master of Ceremonies –  Kat Cortez  

Kat Cortez radio show host of KSBJ. Kat has been entertaining Houston listeners for over 20 years on stations Sunny 99.1, Mix 96.5, 100.3 The Bull, and currently at 89.3 KSBJ which was recently ranked the #1 radio station in Houston and was just awarded Christian Radio Station of the Year!

Playwright/Author – Kathy McGibbon-Givens

Kathy McGibbon-Givens is a Survivor Leader/Advocate leading the charge in the Greater Houston Area through mentorship and education on trafficking.  In 2021, Kathy joined the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking by presidential appointment. 

Give. Shop. Serve.

Give monthly. Give once. Just give. All donations help restore hope.

Shop for artisan candles,  and leather goods crafted by our survivors.

Offer your time and talents for the benefit of our mission.


Stephanie Clawson

Development Director

Brittany Haddad

Community Engagement Coordinator 

Taylor Martinez

Program Director

Miranda Pesses

Assistant Program Director

Jessica Ambelas

Peer Recovery Specialist 

Advisory Board of Directors

  • Curtis Swisher – Chair
  • Chuck Beem – Vice Chair
  • Miranda Corn – Secretary
  • Martha Wallace – Treasurer
  • Mary Leveron
  • Vicki Kirby
  • Justin West
  • Christi Wargo

Survivor Made creates jobs and  builds the confidence of our survivors. Our artisan, hand-crafted products are stylish, high-quality and change lives one sale at a time.