Hometown Missions


Our Mission:


We help our under-served neighbors acquire safe, healthy housing and improve life skills.



Early 2019 Project

“Minga’s Makeover” in the North 40

A local senior couple who live in the North 40 (near DS United Methodist Church) have a mobile home in desperate need of new siding. The husband is on dialysis and can't physically do this type of work. His wife has several jobs and is a hard worker. They saved up enough money to buy the siding, but recently had to dip into that fund for some unexpected medical bills. They still have a significant sum to put toward the siding with Hometown Missions covering the rest of the costs.


We need some skilled and semi-skilled volunteers with tools to remove the old siding, install Tyvek water barrier and then hang the new Hardie board siding. Below are the details for upcoming workdays.

We plan to do the work over three weekends, weather permitting. We will only remove a portion of the siding at one time and then install the Tyvek and new siding.


Saturday, February 23 Begin Project. Remove siding, install Tyvek and install new siding.
We completed about 35% of the siding this weekend.

Saturday, March 2 More of the same.

Saturday, March 9 More of the same and finish up.



319 Summit, DSTX

8:30 - 1:00 each day

And our wonderful student population won’t be left out! DSISD High School is having a community wide service day On March 12-13. High school students will be priming and painting the new siding for Minga and her husband. They will also be painting Liza’s new home we finished in December.

Thank You For a Successful
Super Bowl Fundraising Party!


A Special Thank You to all our donors in 2018

Fall 2018 Project

Liza Nevarez and the Creek Road Project

See what you helped create! We’re finished moving Liza and her family into their new home thanks to the help of many generous folks in our community. Read about the project and and see the final pictures.


Our Mission

Dripping Springs Hometown Missions is a community of volunteers from businesses, churches, and individuals who are seeking to meet the needs of families in crisis in the Dripping Springs area. We focus on helping our under-served neighbors acquire livable housing and improve life skills.

Hometown Missions is a 501c3 non-profit.

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Our Impact

It's hard to believe but in the Dripping Springs zip code -- 78620 -- over 25% of our kids live below the poverty level. We have families in need right here in our backyard. Hometown Missions believes safe, healthy housing is a basic need and the launching point for education and success.



projects completed



Years Serving our community



children Impacted


Our Board

We are a board of seven - Chuck Lemmond, Nick Dalley, Antoinette Andrews, Patsy Ward, Robin Robinson, Lynn Osler, David Edwards.


chuck lemmond

If it weren't for this custom home builder and owner of Bear Creek Homes, Hometown Missions would have never been formed. Chuck found our first client, Rocio, and has been instrumental in our project management and overall leadership. Ask him about his El Camino (or any car for that matter).

antoinette andrews

Antoinette and her son Giles worked on numerous Hometown Mission projects. We just couldn't get enough of her common sense, her get-it-done attitude, and her infectious generosity. As one of our newest board members, Antoinette is charged with rallying our volunteers. Can you say "perfect for the job?"


robin robinson

As a refugee from corporate America, Robin brings her marketing, sales, and business experience to coordinating projects, website and social media marketing, and outreach. She's either building houses with Chuck, or she's in her woodworking studio making dollhouses.


david edwards

In Dripping Springs, who doesn't know Dave Edwards? Retired VP from Broadway Bank, Dave provides well-rounded, deep advice and guidance. He says he's not very handly, but he seems to make it to every workday. We think he's understating his skills so his wife won't be on to him.

nick dalley

As a professional speaking coach, Nick is our pitchman. He's new to our board and some of us are chomping at the bit to get him out on a project and see if he can wield a hammer as well as he can speak. We think he's probably a dark horse in this arena.

patsy ward

With 30+ years in child abuse proection and intervention, Patsy brings invaluable experience and level-headedness to help us assess a family's needs and navigate through all types of situations. As one of the founding members, she's an integral part of serving our organization.


lynn osler

Extraordinary State Farm guru, Lynn has a heart the size of Texas. She brings her financial and business acumen to Hometown Missions and is one of the original founders of the organization. On the weekends, you'll find her in her garden and talking to her four horses.


December 2015

"I call Hometown Missions my Angels. They saved me. They gave me help when I so badly needed it."

Rocio Flores / Read Full Article



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Are you looking for a way to get involved, get engaged in your community? Donate your time and resources right here in Dripping Springs.


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We're a 501c3 so your contributions are tax deductible. And we have no paid staff so al your funds go toward helping your neighbors.


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