Connecting.

Each week, The Jesse Tree connects thousands of people to fresh, nutritional food.

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Rebuilding.

Every day, The Jesse Tree helps people rebuild their lives following the devastation of Hurricane Ike.

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Uplifting.

The work of The Jesse Tree has inspired local artists to combat hunger with creativity.

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I am One in a Million.

You may be only one person, but your contribution will help millions.

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"We don't see problems. We see people":

The Jesse Tree is a faith-based, non-profit organization that connects people with the health care, social services and ministerial resources they need to rebuild their lives and uplift their spirits.

Our founders chose the name from The Book of Isaiah (11:1): "A shoot will come up from the stem of Jesse; from his roots a branch will bear fruit." Providing access to the necessary resources that help people in need is testament to the vision, creativity and foresight of this group.

In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused much destruction to the coastal region of Texas, including buildings and vehicles belonging to The Jesse Tree. As we rebuild ourselves, our commitment to rebuilding the community remains intact. Our staff works tirelessly to help every person that walks through the door in every way possible.

Click here to see the full version of The Jesse Tree Documentary (10 minutes).

Click here to see a short version of the documentary (1 minute and 38 seconds).