August 2019 Newsletter

YouTube Recovery

We are always improving our program at Soul’s Harbor. We try to stay on the “cutting edge” of recovery. Last month, we added a whole new section on our website that contains recovery videos that were uploaded to YouTube. These videos contain instructional information on recovery, testimonies and some really funny stories. We will be frequently updating and adding new videos. So check out our YouTube videos by going to our main website and clicking on YouTube Recovery or by go directly to:

YouTube Recovery



63 Years in the Making…

August 2, 1956 Soul’s Harbor was chartered as a charitable, non-profit institution. A seven man board of directors was established. Three members of that board were alcoholics. A method of financing was needed so our founders, Jake Stembridge and Ralph Whittle, began seeking out discarded items which could be repaired and sold. The non-profit still is financed by reselling donated items that are sold in 4 of our thrift stores. Soul’s Harbor has grown from housing 5 men in 1956 to 70 men in 2019. Soul’s Harbor’s substance abuse recovery program is one of the premier long term holistic programs in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. To learn more about our program, go to our website:

The Harbor Program


Thank you Ralph and Jake for your vision and passion!!!


We need your help…

Soul’s Harbor homeless shelter is supported solely by our four thrift stores. You can donate your household items via phone (972-286-1940) or our “Household Donation Request Form” page. We also take automobiles “Vehicle Donation Request Form“. So if you have old clothes, furniture, appliances, household items, or even a car to donate to Soul’s Harbor, either fill out our online form or call our dispatch office at 972-286-1940. Our dispatch office is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

We are sustained solely through our four thrift store sales. We rely on your donated items to support our shelter. At Soul’s Harbor, we would like to thank all our customers that donate their items and also our thrift store customers. Because without our customers, there would be no Soul’s Harbor.

Thank you and God Bless.
Brent Sig
Brent Burmaster
Executive Director of Soul’s Harbor Homeless Shelter


Dispatch Representative/Main Contact Number:
Soul’s Harbor, Incorporated

13134 Nile Drive
Dallas, Texas 75253
972.286.1940
972.286.5282 Fax
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