April Comperda Helps Raise Funds for Victims of Domestic Violence

AmeriCorps VISTA member, April Comperda, worked alongside Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) Marketing and Development team to prepare for Taste for a Cause, DCFOF's largest fundraising event of the year. April assisted with garnering in-kind donations for the silent auction. These donations had a total value of $14,000 and contributed to DCFOF raising … Continue reading April Comperda Helps Raise Funds for Victims of Domestic Violence

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April Comperda Uses Social Media to Collect School Supplies

April Comperda serves as the Community Marketing VISTA with Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF). In July, she worked towards promoting DCFOF’s campaigns and upcoming events. The Back to School Drive was featured on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and the bi­monthly newsletters. April shared the link to their Amazon Wishlist in order to create an … Continue reading April Comperda Uses Social Media to Collect School Supplies

April Comperda Strengthens Donor Communication at Denton County Friends of the Family

Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence while partnering with the community to promote safety, healing, and prevention. AmeriCorps VISTA, April Comperda, began the process of automating DCFOF’s bi-weekly newsletters and weekly board member newsletters to ensure that … Continue reading April Comperda Strengthens Donor Communication at Denton County Friends of the Family

April Comperda Begins Promotion of Denton County Friends of the Family’s Faith for Freedom Event

In May, April Comperda began service with Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) as their Community Marketing Liaison VISTA. April will build capacity through increased awareness of DCFOF’s brand and services, create a sustainable form of communication with donors and volunteers, improve social media marketing and donor acquisition/ retention. The goal of the project … Continue reading April Comperda Begins Promotion of Denton County Friends of the Family’s Faith for Freedom Event

Nicole Owens Ends VISTA Service after a Successful Year of Community Education

VISTA member Nicole Owens completed her year of service in April at Denton County Friends of the Family, an agency dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence, while partnering with the community to promote safety, healing, and prevention. To raise awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, … Continue reading Nicole Owens Ends VISTA Service after a Successful Year of Community Education

Nicole Owens Welcomes New Speakers’ Bureau Members to Denton County Friends of the Family

AmeriCorps VISTA, Nicole Owens, is in the process of completing the Denton County Friends of the Family’s community education project. Nicole has welcomed two new Speakers Bureau members who completed their training in the month of March. They are now able to shadow tabling events and presentations to learn more about representing Denton County Friends … Continue reading Nicole Owens Welcomes New Speakers’ Bureau Members to Denton County Friends of the Family

VISTA Tackles New Awareness Month for Denton County Friends of the Family

January is Stalking Awareness Month, and VISTA Nicole Owens helped to spread awareness of this often overlooked but very serious issue in coordination with her service site, Denton County Friends of the Family. Stalking awareness content and resources were posted to social media, reaching nearly 8,000 people on Facebook. Nicole brought attention to frightening new … Continue reading VISTA Tackles New Awareness Month for Denton County Friends of the Family

VISTA Nicole Owens Educates Students and Families about Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

During the month of August, Nicole Owens, the Community Education VISTA serving with Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) spoke with over 490 people at resource fairs in the Denton area. Informational brochures were provided to parents, students and educators. Pens with DCFOF's crisis line were handed out at the resource fairs. Nicole explained … Continue reading VISTA Nicole Owens Educates Students and Families about Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

VISTA Nicole Owens Educates Students about Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

The incoming freshmen class at the University of North Texas (UNT) is no longer in the dark about sexual assault and domestic violence after AmeriCorps VISTA, Nicole Owens, at Denton County Friends of the Family, set up an interactive table at the Dean of Students After Dark event during freshmen orientation. There have been five … Continue reading VISTA Nicole Owens Educates Students about Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

VISTA North Texas welcomes Our New Members!

Rebecca Dake is serving at Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc. as the Community Outreach VISTA. She will be assessing existing events and programs to design and implement improvements and increasing awareness of services and events through the development of new marketing and media material.     Nicole Owens is serving at Denton County Friends of … Continue reading VISTA North Texas welcomes Our New Members!