NewDay Service’s VISTA Sees Results from Outreach Efforts

VISTA Meghan serves with NewDay Services Fatherhood: EFFECT program in Denton, TX. They have successfully settled into their new facilities. Meghan was thrilled to have a stable launch pad from which to coordinate her outreach efforts and made sure to take advantage of it this month. She used the new opportunities presented by the excitement of new … Continue reading NewDay Service’s VISTA Sees Results from Outreach Efforts

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NewDay Services Community Outreach VISTA Continues to Increase Awareness and Develop Partnerships

NewDay Services’ Fatherhood EFFECT program strives to prevent child abuse and ease the burdens of poverty for children and families. Community Outreach VISTA, Meghan Kajihara continues to increase awareness and develop partnerships to help the agency achieve their goals. In March, she secured the Fatherhood: EFFECT program a place at the Mobile Food Pantry's Resource … Continue reading NewDay Services Community Outreach VISTA Continues to Increase Awareness and Develop Partnerships

Youth and Family Counseling VISTA Creates Mental Health Awareness Post to Increase Engagement

VISTA Miranda Bonilla is hard at work recruiting volunteers for Youth and Family Counseling (YFC) in Lewisville, TX.  Since YFC is a smaller agency, volunteers make a huge difference. By taking on some of the smaller but necessary tasks around the office, volunteers allow staff members to focus on capacity building, which leads to more … Continue reading Youth and Family Counseling VISTA Creates Mental Health Awareness Post to Increase Engagement

VISTA Rashika Smith Saves a Life Due to Training Received at Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Rashika Smith is serving with the Epilepsy Foundation Texas as the Community Outreach VISTA. Education outreach for epilepsy is what Rashika primarily markets to potential funders and supporters. As part of her professional development, Rashika attended the Epilepsy Foundation’s seizure first aid training. As with any training like CPR and first aid you hope you … Continue reading VISTA Rashika Smith Saves a Life Due to Training Received at Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Steven Tillman Increases Visibility for CCA and VISTA Programs within Lewisville/Flower Mound Area

AmeriCorps VISTA member Steven Tillman has been more active within the Lewisville/Flower Mound area while continuing his outreach towards staffing Christian Community Action's Job Readiness Training Program with volunteer trainers. His host site, Christian Community Action, in collaboration with a local branch of Old Navy, recently held a well-received "Back to School" event for citizens … Continue reading Steven Tillman Increases Visibility for CCA and VISTA Programs within Lewisville/Flower Mound Area

Meghan Kajihara Discovers the Impact of NewDay Service’s Fatherhood EFFECT Program

NewDay Services’ Community Outreach VISTA, Meghan Kajihara spearheaded the effort to secure Fatherhood EFFECT a spot at the Back to School Fairs for Northwest ISD and Lewisville ISD. The agency gained visibility with the other participating organizations as well as the 600+ clients in attendance and distributed 362 flyers. She also developed relationships with 8 … Continue reading Meghan Kajihara Discovers the Impact of NewDay Service’s Fatherhood EFFECT Program

Meghan Kajihara Witnesses the Outcomes of her Work at NewDay Services

Meghan Kajihara serves as the Community Outreach VISTA for NewDay Services in Denton TX. In July, Meghan established new relationships with 9 local businesses with the hope to establish the Fatherhood EFFECT program with business owners as a resources for employees as well as a place where they can seek service referrals. By working with … Continue reading Meghan Kajihara Witnesses the Outcomes of her Work at NewDay Services

Stephanie De Los Santos Engages Donors and the Community

Stephanie Del Los Santos is serving at the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas in the Houston office as the Camp and Resource Development VISTA. Stephanie keeps everyone informed of the Foundation’s activities and events through the monthly CEO Update. The CEO Update reaches over 7,000 people and includes board members, major donors, and involved participants. The … Continue reading Stephanie De Los Santos Engages Donors and the Community

Meghan Kajihara Builds Relationships with Local School Districts to Strengthen Families

Meghan Kajihara is a Community Outreach VISTA serving with NewDay Services for Children and Families in Denton, TX primarily through the Fatherhood EFFECT program. Fatherhood- Educating Fathers for Empowering Children Tomorrow (Fatherhood EFFECT) seeks to reduce child abuse and neglect by engaging fathers and father figures in preventative services.  Meghan has built solid relationships with school … Continue reading Meghan Kajihara Builds Relationships with Local School Districts to Strengthen Families

Jennifer Weatherford Educates the Mt. Pleasant, TX Community about Available Homeless Services

On Tuesday, June 20, AmeriCorps VISTA Jennifer Weatherford attended a Career and Community Resource Expo in Mt. Pleasant, TX on behalf of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). Jennifer regularly attends expos similar to these in order to inform communities about the information and referral services offered by the ADRC, services which work to … Continue reading Jennifer Weatherford Educates the Mt. Pleasant, TX Community about Available Homeless Services