Jessica’s Story

Jessica’s Story

By Meg Townsend It has been said that, “When the world says, ‘Give up,’ Hope whispers, ‘Try it one more time.’ That statement, from an unknown author, aptly depicts the spirit of Grooming Project student Jessica Gabriel. Jessica, who graduated from The Grooming...

Podcast Interview with Rosie Fund

Rosie Fund graciously asked our Director of Student Services, Betty Jean Curran, to be a guest on their Dog Words podcast. Betty discusses how the human-animal bond aspect of The Grooming Project affects our students’ lives. Dogs, we have found, are helpful...

We’re Hiring!

We’re hiring! The Grooming Project is eager to add an Employment Specialist to our team. This position will assist our students nearing graduation with one-on-one job placement, work with our graduates as they transition to their new jobs, and build strong...

Rug Raffle to Benefit The Grooming Project!

The State Line Rug Hookers have graciously chosen The Grooming Project as the beneficiary of their annual philanthropy rug project! Each year several members of their chapter work together to design and hook a rug that is then raffled off to benefit a charity of their...
Shautina: No Choice but to Shine

Shautina: No Choice but to Shine

It was a moment of God-given self-restraint that led Shautina, 39, to The Grooming Project.  She was standing outside her apartment complex’s office smoking a cigarette and “sulking in misery.” The stressors of being a single mother of two had piled. After receiving...