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“Vogel Sensory Village” – A Sensory Lab for Homeless Preschool Children in Dallas

January 26, 2022  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Homelessness, Mental Health, Our Families, School-Age

  Launching January 29, 2022, the new sensory lab creates a safe space for self-expression and brain building.    Children who experience chronic childhood trauma have brains that are...
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Volunteer for Day 1 DFW!

December 6, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Events, Everyday Vogel, Volunteers

Looking to do something meaningful and fun for New Year’s Day? Why not volunteer for our seventh annual family event, Day 1 DFW? Main Event hosts this year at...
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Happy Birthday 35th Birthday Vogel Alcove!

December 1, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, Our Families, Success Stories

Happy Birthday Vogel Alcove! This coming year we will celebrate the organization’s 35th year of serving young, homeless children and their families. Vogel Alcove has grown from its humble beginnings...
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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week: Lifting the Veil on the Hidden Homeless

November 25, 2021  |  Published in Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Hidden homeless, Homelessness

  November 2021 By: Karen Hughes, CEO of Vogel Alcove National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov. 13-17) is an opportunity for communities across the country to draw attention...
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Urgent Need: Toys for Vogel Alcove’s 2021 Holiday Store

November 9, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Events, Everyday Vogel, Volunteers

Each December, we open our ‘store’ that is stocked with items to make a child’s holiday extra special. Held on Thursday, December 9, through Saturday, December 11, parents can...
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Volunteer Spotlight: The Desai Family

October 7, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Everyday Vogel, Volunteers

    Cynthia and Jay Desai have supported Vogel Alcove for a number of years. Having two young children of their own, they were drawn to Vogel’s mission of...
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Too Young for Trauma, Bella’s Story

September 10, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Our Families, Success Stories

All children are special. And the youngest ones can remind us of just how fragile their world can be. Baby Bella is a new addition to the Vogel Alcove...
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Peace Begins with a Smile, Kyrii’s Story

September 10, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Our Families, Success Stories

Homelessness changes everything about childhood. Young children learn at an early age that life can be unpredictable and unstable. The trauma of worrying about money, food, a place to...
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No More Sleepless Nights, Jacob’s Story

September 10, 2021  |  Published in Everyday Vogel, Our Families, Services & Programs

Many homeless people in Dallas live in tent cities and encampments. Little Jacob’s first home was one such place. Jacob’s parents met on the street. Both were addicted to...
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Vogel Alcove Campers and Yoga Mondays

July 30, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, School-Age, Services & Programs

Spongy rainbow mats checkered the gym floor, awaiting pint-sized yogis. It’s Monday, and that means yoga day at Vogel Alcove! Some of the kids have been through unimaginable trauma....
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Camp Vogel Visits Dallas Heritage Village

July 30, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, School-Age, Teachers and Staff, Volunteers

Just a couple of blocks south of the towering glass skyscrapers of downtown Dallas lies a collection of 19th century pioneer and Victorian homes and commercial buildings that comprise...
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Vogel Alcove Welcomes Summer Intern Olivia Hayes

July 29, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, Teachers and Staff, Volunteers

  This summer we’re host to three summer interns! Welcome Olivia Hayes! Olivia Hayes is a rising junior at JJ Pearce High School. She is thrilled to serve at...
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Five Things I’ve Learned in my First Two Weeks at Vogel Alcove

July 1, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel

My name is Elise Little, and I am one of this summer’s Vogel Alcove interns. From accompanying campers on field trips and chronicling their adventures to learning how to...
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Vogel Dad Shows What it Means to Be a Good Father

June 23, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families, School-Age, Success Stories

At Vogel Alcove, our stories often involve single mothers and their children overcoming the trauma of homelessness. This month, we honor Vogel Alcove fathers with the story of a...
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Vogel Alcove Welcomes Summer Intern Olivia Nguyen

June 22, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, Teachers and Staff, Volunteers

Meet Olivia Nguyen! One of our 2021 Summer interns!   Olivia Nguyen is a current rising senior at the Hockaday School. Olivia is excited to work at Vogel Alcove....
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Camp Vogel Explores the Great Trinity Forest

June 21, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, School-Age, Services & Programs

  When I think of Dallas, I think of a busy metropolis: crammed highways, glass skyscrapers, and bustling people. When I think of Dallas, I certainly don’t think of...
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First Camp Vogel Splash Day

June 14, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, School-Age

It is summer in Texas. After days of rain and cloudy weather, on Friday our familiar scorching sun returned with full intensity, hiking temperatures up to the nineties. With...
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Vogel Alcove Campers Visit SPARK!, a Treasure Trove of Creativity and Fun

June 14, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Events, Everyday Vogel, School-Age, Teachers and Staff

Campers at Vogel Alcove enjoyed an exciting trip to SPARK! on Wednesday morning. A 501(c)(3), SPARK! aims to ignite a sense of creativity in all children, as this sense...
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Camp Vogel Trip to Jewish Community Center Pool Went Swimmingly

June 14, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Events, Everyday Vogel, School-Age

Vogel Alcove campers visited the Jewish Community Center for swim lessons on Thursday.   As soon as we arrived at the pool, the campers stripped off their outer layers,...
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Vogel Alcove Welcomes 2021 Summer Intern, Elise Little

June 10, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Everyday Vogel, Volunteers

  It’s summertime here in Texas and at Vogel Alcove! That not only means the start of Camp Vogel, our summer camp for school-aged children, we also welcome our...
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