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Posts in Category of: Our Families

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 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 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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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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10 Weeks Later, Operation Phases at Vogel Alcove

June 11, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, COVID 19 Response, Early Childhood, Family Services, Our Families

Out With Phase I, In With Phase II As the nation and the state reopen in phases, operations at Vogel Alcove will evolve in phases as well. The first...
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Parent Peer Groups Create Vision Boards

February 20, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services, Our Families, Services & Programs

Here at Vogel Alcove, so many of our parents feel alone, with no peers available to support them during a traumatic time. These parents have usually experienced events in...
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A Vogel Alcove Family Gets a Home Makeover with Project Elf

January 30, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services, Our Families, Success Stories, Volunteers

We recently had the opportunity to visit one of the Vogel Alcove family’s newly renovated home! The home underwent a complete makeover from the great people at Project Elf...
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