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Moving to Virginia

Later this month I will become a resident of Alexandria, Virginia. I have the opportunity to live with one of my dear friends (and her dog), the chance to get to know a new community, and a little more space for all the Kate Spade dresses I’ve collected.  331 more words

Raven Carr Builds a Sustainable Volunteer Program at Interfaith Ministries of Denton

Raven Carr is a VISTA member serving at Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc. as the Volunteer Coordinator. Interfaith’s mission is to provide emergency basic needs assistance to the people of Northern Denton County with the goal of helping those people to become self-sufficient. 73 more words

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VISTA Kem Dwumaah Raises Funds for Counseling Services

Youth and Family Counseling’s Resource Development VISTA, Kem Dwumaah, utilized her grant writing talents to secure a $2900 grant from Grande Communications. Funds from this grant will be used to provide counseling services to students who fall outside of Youth and Family Counseling’s current funding areas. 51 more words

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VISTA Daisy Martinez Raises Funds and Awareness at Giving Hope, Inc.

The mission of Giving Hope, Inc. is to help homeless families achieve self-sufficiency. In order to continue the mission, it is most important for the agency to bring in resources and donations. 147 more words

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VISTA Cody Armstrong Writes Grant to Update Facilities

VISTA member Cody Armstrong submitted a grant application to the Denton Benefit League for $13,225 to remodel client bathrooms at Our Daily Bread. The facilities have not been update since the creation of the church and have become quite dilapidated. 26 more words

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VISTA Leader Plans and Facilitates 9/11 Day of Service

9/11 Day of Service in September is an amazing opportunity for community members to give back in an impactful way. The VISTA North Texas project joined thousands of volunteers across the country in service with the organization and guidance of VISTA Leader Chanell Rose. 103 more words

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VISTA Adam Jones Learns New Skills to Improve Woman to Woman’s Volunteer Program

September was a time of growth for VISTA Adam Jones at Woman to Woman PRC. This month Adam participated in clinic training, living choices training and attended a staff Retreat in Name Only (RINO). 165 more words

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