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To date, Belle & Sparrows has sent volunteers on over 65 mission trips - both locally and globally. On these trips, opportunities are given for economic sustainability to women around the world. Belle & Sparrows believes in providing opportunities for women to go and serve other women through a mission trip experience. Many women in our community, nation, and world are facing insurmountable odds to not only keep their families together, but to do that in a way that is uplifting and not demeaning. Teams actively come alongside these women to lift them up and help them with support and skills they need while also sharing with them about the redeeming love of Christ! 

Belle & Sparrows needs volunteers to come alongside these women to: 

  • Teach skills for women to earn income
  • Provide medical care
  • Lead in bible teaching and share testimonies
  • Encourage women through prayer and friendship
  • Support local ministry partner

If you are interested in joining Belle & Sparrows on a life changing mission trip, click the link below to find out more information. All you need is a desire to share the love of Christ with women who need to hear they are worthy and loved by a gracious Father. There are currently 2 trips on the calendar:

  • New Mexico - November 6-10, 2022
  • Guatemala - January 27-February 3, 2023 




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Belle & Sparrows has the opportunity to join a group from Michigan they've partnered with before in Guatemala July 20-27. They will be working with the women in the village while they are leading a VBS. Since 2017, Belle & Sparrows has been bringing supplies and teaching women how to embroider on cards, beverage napkins and now reusable shopping bags so they can earn income. By partnering with Belle & Sparrows and purchasing from the list, you are empowering women and helping them become economically sustainable. Thank you for investing in the lives of women throughout the world.

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Belle & Sparrows has been chosen as a recipient of a $500 microgrant from L.I.F.T. R&R, an organization that supports and assists non-profits, community residents, businesses, and agencies by providing free to low cost resources and referrals.

It is an honor for Belle & Sparrows to receive this grant and to be recognized for the work they do for women in our community and around the world. It takes a lot of financial support to keep a nonprofit running effectively, and each contribution is crucial in allowing Belle & Sparrows to continue their work helping women rebuild their lives.

Belle and Sparrows is a by women for women non-profit that reaches women both locally and globally. They stand in the gap for marginalized women around the world by:


  • Teaching them skills for economic sustainability
  •  Providing encouragement as they brave the struggles of addiction and/or incarceration
  •  Helping them overcome the trauma of being trafficked or escaping the sex trade industry
  • Helping them find their worth after exiting an abusive relationship
  • Sharing a Bible study, time of prayer, and sharing of testimonies. 


If you would like to get involved through volunteering or financial partnership, click on the link below for more information on ways you can stand in the gap for women.



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“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” - Anne Frank

Belle and Sparrows, a McKinney based non-profit that serves marginalized and under-resourced women is trying to defy darkness by lighting the way with its social enterprise program, The Stella Projects Candles for Change. Launched in October of 2020, these survivor made candles are hand-poured by women rebuilding their lives. The philosophy behind The Stella Projects- Candles for Change is dual purposed; when supplemental income is provided through candle making and job skills training is provided, change can happen. Our customers are not only getting a beautiful candle but also making an investment in a woman's future.

For many of the women Belle and Sparrows serves, second (or third) chances are essential for women to succeed. Suffering traumatic backgrounds of incarceration, abuse, drugs and trafficking many of these women are left hopeless and without opportunity. By eliminating barriers, Belle and Sparrows, provides hope, meaningful employment, and restores dignity to women so they can be on their journey towards financial independence.

To date, two women are currently employed, earning supplemental income and making candles with over 600 candles have been sold since the launch in October. As more and more candles sell, Belle and Sparrows will be able continue to light the way and employ more women.

To find out more about Belle and Sparrows, The Stella Projects and how to purchase a candle please visit






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Grab a friend and come shop with Belle and Sparrows TOMORROW NIGHT at Kendra Scott in Watters Creek Allen, TX from 5:00-8:00pm.

Can't shop... you can call in your order between 5:00-8:00pm 469.795.0988 and your items go towards our totals. 

Perfect timing for Mother's Day, teacher gifts, weddings or maybe something special for yourself. 

Your purchases help support Belle and Sparrows, a by women for women non-profit that stands in the gap for marginalized women; wanting all women to know that they possess a true and intrinsic beauty and are worthy of dignity, love, respect and a better future.

Hope to see YOU there!

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We invite you to join us for Birdies for Belles, 

Annual fundraising golf tournament for Belle and Sparrows.

Play golf, have some fun and give back to a great non-profit making a difference in lives both locally and globally.

Tuesday, April 10

Canyon Creek Country Club -Richardson, TX


Get a Hole-in-one... Win a HARLEY!

Grab-n-go breakfast


Awesome Prizes

For more info and to register

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If willing to look, opportunities to help, encourage and give back are all around us.

Belle and Sparrows, a local by women for women non-profit, has many ways to get involved to serve marginalized and under-resourced women both locally and internationally.  

We can be found cooking a monthly breakfast at a Dallas domestic violence shelter or taking a weekend trip to Waco to encourage women who are starting over. Globally, you can find us in Guatemala, Haiti and Antigua training women with skills they can use to start small sustainable businesses of their own.

We want all women to know they are worthy and we share that message with every group we serve.

If you are a woman and looking for a place to get involved,

we invite you to see what we're about, find out about our trips out and join our efforts.

  Belle and Sparrows 

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Are YOU a golfer or maybe you know one.

We want you to come out and play at our first annual golf tournament, April 10 for a terrific local nonprofit, Belle & Sparrows.

Birdies for Belles at Canyon Creek Country Club in Richardson is a good old fashioned golf 4-man scramble.
(Includes grab-n-go breakfast, lunch and post tournament awards.)

Proceeds will help fund Belle and Sparrows efforts to help women worldwide.

Lynde Griggs


Now that you are all shopped's time to GIVE BACK.

Make sure to add

Belle and Sparrows

to your list for #givingtuesday!

Belle and Sparrows is a local non-profit whose aim is to reach women worldwide with the message of hope and worthiness. Both locally and internationally women around the world have struggled to know that they matter and are worthy. Belle and Sparrows serves women who have been marginalized and brings the message that they are BEAUTIFUL. NOT FORGOTTEN.

What is Giving Tuesday?

Entering its sixth year, #givingtuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #givingtuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. 


We are on a mission

and your charitable giving will help us be in more places and reach more women

with the message of hope and worthiness.

Will you donate today? or Text GIVE to 443-991-7363

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In March of 2017, a new by women for women non-profit hit the scene.  Belle and Sparrows is an all women mission organization based in Collin County that takes groups to serve other women both locally and abroad. If you are a woman who has ever felt unworthy, marginalized or struggled with life's hardships; you know the importance of having someone come alongside to encourage and support you through that season. We want all women to know they are worthy and share with them that they are Beautiful. Not Forgotten.

With almost three decades of ministry experience between co-founders Lynde Griggs and Tiffany Savage, missions is something we take seriously and do passionately. Belle and Sparrows offers many opportunities to get involved from cooking and serving a meal in a Dallas domestic violence shelter to empowering women in a remote Haitian village with skills training that can help add to her daily income. Trips vary anywhere from a 3 hour day trip to 10 days abroad to give women varied options for serving other women.

We would love for you to join one of our trips.


To find out more about Belle and Sparrows; the places we goes and the women we serves visit: