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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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Early Childhood Developmental, Behavioral, and Mental Health Services Newsletter – Issue 1

June 3, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, COVID 19 Response, Everyday Vogel, Services & Programs

Mental health is so important and affects all areas of our lives. Mental health issues can also cause physical problems, such as headaches, stomach issues, tiredness, and inability to...
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Vogel Alcove Never Leaves a Family – Why Your Support Matters, Part 4 of 4

May 21, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families

In the final installment of our spring video series, Vogel Alcove President and CEO, Karen Hughes has a special message for you. As the leader of the organization for over...
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Moving Forward, Asyria’s Story Part 3 of 4

May 12, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families, Success Stories

In the third part of our week-long series, Asyria, a Vogel Alcove mom, relays the second half of her journey. When Asyria was on the streets with her daughter...
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In Her Own Words – Asyria’s Story Part 2 of 4

May 10, 2021  |  Published in Early Childhood, Family Services, Our Families, Success Stories

In 2017, Asyria and her daughter became homeless. When they joined the Vogel Alcove family, Asyria became pregnant with her second child, Linkin. Watch the second video in a...
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Vogel Alcove Never Leaves a Family – Supportive Surroundings, Part 1 of 4

May 8, 2021  |  Published in Donors, Early Childhood, Family Services, Our Families, Success Stories

When families come to Vogel Alcove, they are partnered with a Master’s-level social worker, like Candace Leverton. Candace has helped countless families throughout the years, many with remarkable stories....
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Family Support Team Hosts Dining with Dads Group

April 1, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services, Our Families

This month our Family Support Team hosted the very first “Dining with Dads” group here at Vogel Alcove. This event is a way for the dads in our families...
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