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...
FINDING HER PLACE: KARA JOHNSON

FINDING HER PLACE: KARA JOHNSON

Life wasn’t going well for Kara Johnson. She didn’t know – never had known — her mom. Her father suffered mental health and addiction issues and wasn’t the best role model. Nor was his ex-wife, who gave Kara a home for a while, but never let her forget she was...
NATASHA’S LESSONS LEARNED

NATASHA’S LESSONS LEARNED

Our students aren’t the only ones who do a lot of learning and growing at The Grooming Project. The students learn grooming, customer service and a whole lot of life skills; Natasha Kirsch, the project’s founder, has learned a few things too. 8-25-16 update: check out...