Mercy House Global reopens Magnolia store, sets Tomball opening

Mercy House Global is a nonprofit organization founded by Kristen Welch (second from right). Welch and her family are preparing to open a Tomball retail location in June. (Courtesy Mercy House Global)
Mercy House Global is a nonprofit organization founded by Kristen Welch (second from right). Welch and her family are preparing to open a Tomball retail location in June. (Courtesy Mercy House Global)

Mercy House Global is a nonprofit organization founded by Kristen Welch (second from right). Welch and her family are preparing to open a Tomball retail location in June. (Courtesy Mercy House Global)

Mercy House Global, a nonprofit organization supporting impoverished women around the world and founded by Kristen Welch, will reopen its Magnolia retail store June 10 at 5814 FM 1488, after closing temporarily during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a June 9 statement from Mercy House Global.

The nonprofit retailer is also slated to open a new location at 418 W. Main St., Tomball. The Tomball store opening was put on hold due to the pandemic, but the store is now set to open June 16. Guidelines will be in place to keep shoppers and employees safe upon reopening, according to the statement.


Mercy House Global offers fair-trade jewelry, home decor and gift items from more than 100 artisan groups from more than 30 countries. Sales help sponsor three maternity homes in Kenya for young girls who have become pregnant. https://mercyhouseglobal.org
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.