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Posts in Category of: Early Childhood

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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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 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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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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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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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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Join us For Spooky, Socially Distanced Halloween Trunk or Treat!

October 19, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, COVID 19 Response, Early Childhood, Events, Everyday Vogel

Calling all Volunteers and Ghoulies! Looking for Halloween Trunk or Treat volunteer opportunities in Dallas? Looking to keep the spirit alive in the one of the spookiest years on...
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What Do Sunflowers Have to Do With a Pandemic?

September 17, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, School-Age

What do sunflowers have to do with a pandemic? Each morning when the children and staff arrive at Vogel Alcove, a plot of huge sunflowers greets us at the...
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Michael Johnson Performance and Nike Donate Gear to Vogel Alcove Kids

July 16, 2020  |  Published in Donors, Early Childhood, School-Age

For those that don’t know, Michael Johnson is a 3-time running olympic team member, winning 13 gold medals during his career. He broke multiple world records, and has been...
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The Creature Teacher Visits Vogel Alcove

July 9, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel

The children got a fun surprise yesterday, a visit from The Creature Teacher! This organization is run by teachers have either Master of Education or Bachelor of Science degrees...
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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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Vogel Alcove Welcomes New Child Therapist to Our Staff

May 15, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Family Services, Services & Programs, Teachers and Staff

We  have a brand new addition to our staff, Tamsyn Morison. She’s doing a lot of new things with the child therapy room, and we’re excited to have this...
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Full Steam Ahead for Staff and Vogel Eats Program

April 23, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, COVID 19 Response, Early Childhood, Family Services, Services & Programs, Teachers and Staff, Volunteers

You may know that on April 6, we reopened our doors for the children of our families that hold essential jobs in Dallas. About 5o% of our families reside...
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Celebrating Black History Month at Vogel Alcove

February 27, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Teachers and Staff

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate and remember African Americans throughout history. During this time the Vogel Alcove curriculum includes this month-long celebration and it’s a...
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Longtime Vogel Alcove Teacher to Retire

February 6, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Teachers and Staff

We love our teachers at Vogel Alcove. They work tirelessly everyday with our children to help them heal from the trauma of homelessness, and to prepare them to test...
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