GRACE Grapevine


Lion Marcus Miranda will be sharing information and updates about GRACE. Join us for Breakfast to learn more about this nonprofit.


Speaker: Shonda Schaefer, CEO of GRACE

Shonda Schaefer was elected as a member of the board of directors of GRACE in 2003, and in 2006 became the Executive Director. Prior to joining the GRACE team, Shonda had established a career in non-profit leadership including positions with the YWCA, Captain Hope’s Kids, Contact Crisis Line and Children’s Cancer Fund. As a Certified Non-Profit Manager (CNM) with over 25 years of experience, she is responsible for strategic planning, program design, fundraising, community relations, board development, staff supervision, volunteer managements, and financial planning. Born and raised in Iowa, Shonda and her husband Paul have lived in Texas since 1995. They have two sons (T.J. and Alex) and a daughter (Tori). All are actively involved in volunteer work in the community.

GRACE is a faith-based non-profit relief agency that provides food, clothing, and other emergency assistance to people who are in need in Grapevine, Colleyville, or Southlake.