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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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Parents Received COVID-19 Vaccinations On-Site This Week

March 25, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, COVID 19 Response, Our Families

This week, through a partnership with Parkland Hospital, we hosted a free vaccination hub at our facility. Staff followed social distancing and sanitation protocols; the site opened for Vogel...
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Repairing Hearts Means Healing a Family

February 25, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Our Families

Patrick Patrick was a life force. He was a loving father and stepfather. Patrick was a brother, an uncle, and a son. He was also a business-owner and a...
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Donor Helps Vogel Alcove Family Get a Washer/Dryer

January 28, 2021  |  Published in Donor News, Donors, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families

Vogel Alcove is able to continue its mission because of the continued generosity of donors. Whether a donation of time, money, or tangible goods– our donors help us rewire...
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Vogel Alcove’s Little Library Makeover

January 21, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Everyday Vogel

In front of the Vogel Alcove building there is a reading tree, built by donors for our children. Due to wear and tear from being outside in the elements,...
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Restoring Families: Shewaunee and Antoinee

November 17, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families, Success Stories

Shewaunee and Antoinee Shewaunee left Wisconsin seeking a better life. She came to Texas to escape drug-use and abuse. With no support system, she learned that a new life...
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Restoring Families: Louanna, Eli and Iris

November 17, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families, Success Stories

Louanna, Eli, and Iris Louanna was a young mom when she came to Vogel Alcove with her daughter, Iris. Both bright and hopeful, they joined the Vogel Alcove family....
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Restoring Families

November 17, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Our Families, School-Age, Success Stories

Here at Vogel Alcove, we restore families. Each day, we hear stories of trauma and struggle. 90% of our kids come from single-parent homes, usually led by a mom....
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