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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Thomas

June 16, 2021  |  Published in Volunteers

When the pandemic began, a multitude of changes were put in place at Vogel Alcove to ensure our children and staff remained safe and healthy. Our volunteer program was...
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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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Volunteer Spotlight – Ron Olson

May 26, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Volunteers

We love our volunteers! They help us tremendously in the pursuit of our mission. During the pandemic, interaction with the children we serve has been limited for their safety....
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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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29th Annual Arts Event Photos

May 15, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donor News, Donors, Events

This year’s event was fun, fun, fun! Featuring the Beach Boys in concert, the 29th Annual Arts Performance Event filled the lawn at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Annette...
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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Marty Mintz

May 5, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Early Childhood, Volunteers

Since March of 2020, volunteers haven’t been allowed inside our facility, as a part of health and safety protocols during the pandemic. Our staff and children have greatly missed...
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Arts Event Co-Chairs Host Arts Event Sponsor Reception

April 16, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Events

The 29th Annual Arts Performance Event is happening May 1, 2021 at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Annette Strauss Square. This will be a live outdoor concert featuring The...
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29th Annual Arts Performance Event Sponsorships Available

April 8, 2021  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Funding & Reporting

If you haven’t heard, the 29th Annual Arts Performance Event will be happening on May 1, 2021! We’re so excited to be the first event of this scale and...
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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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