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              Water From the Rock
                   
402 N. L. Robinson Drive Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 817-860-9702
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We Are Water From The Rock -
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and
Illiteracy by Empowering the Lives 
of Others!

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Water From The Rock (WFTR) is a faith-based, 501c(3), non-profit organization created in November 1999 by Deborah Galloway, to help economically disadvantaged women make a successful transition into the workforce by providing them with the necessary tools for interviewing and job retention. In 2002 WFTR was included as an outreach ministry of the Mount Olive Baptist Church, Arlington, Texas and was incorporated in June 2002.

Since its inception, Water From The Rock has grown and now provides an array of services, free of charge, to adults, seventeen (17) years and above to enhance their literacy levels and increase their employment marketability. The services provided are:

•  Adult Literacy 
   1) English as-a-second Language classes 
   2) High School Equivalency/GED Preparation classes
   3) Computer Literacy classes for senior citizens
•  Job-Readiness Services – 
   1) Computer Literacy classes for individuals returning to the workforce 
   2) Professional clothing for job interviews/work  
   3) Life Skills Training
•  Support Services – 
   1) Food Pantry 
   2) Clothing and "we care" bags for homeless individuals.  
•  Referral Assistance to other organizations in the community

OUR MISSION
The mission of WFTR is to empower individuals to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy through educational and support services that will help them achieve self-sufficiency.  

Water From the Rock is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors. 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
HERMAN WILLIAMS                                                                               
Chairman

​BARRY ANDERSON
Vice Chairman 

KEMP LOUIS
Secretary

WELDON WASHINGTON 
Treasurer

MICHAEL GUYTON
GLENN LEWIS
HOBERT HICKS
GREG MORSE 
GLORIA PENA

STAFF
RETA ELVERTON
Executive Director

DOROTHY CARPENTER
Administrative Assistant​
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The services provided by Water From The Rock are made possible in part through a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Arlington through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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