Night of Hope Fundraiser Successful Due to VISTA Daisy Martinez

On April 6th, Giving Hope, Inc., a nonprofit agency serving homeless and near homeless individuals and families in Denton, TX, hosted their Annual Night of Hope event which was a big success. All the hard work of Board members, staff and AmeriCorps VISTA member Daisy Martinez over the past couple of months finally paid off. […]

Giving Hope’s Fundraiser Off to a Good Start to Assist the Homeless

In the month of March, Giving Hope, Inc. is seeing the hard work of Resource Development VISTA Daisy Martinez pay off. The Annual Night of Hope event has not even taken place yet, and the agency has raised a total of $42,750 in sponsorships, $1,125 in Ticket Sales, $675 in cash donations, $495 in Raffle […]

VISTA Daisy Martinez Busy with “A Night of Hope”

For the month of February, AmeriCorps VISTA Daisy Martinez has been focused on the Night of Hope fundraiser happening April 6th. Every year, Giving Hope, Inc. hosts A Night of Hope in order to raise money to assist the homeless and potentially homeless in Denton County. The event consists of a Dinner event, Cake Auction, […]

VISTA Kicks Fundraising Efforts Into High Gear for Giving Hope

Everyone at Giving Hope, Inc. has started off the year with their best foot forward. After setting up a staff retreat, every person at the agency was able to evaluate what worked, what didn’t work, and created individualized plans for the 2017 year. Our goal as a whole is to become more efficient in helping […]

VISTA Member Uses Marketing Skills to Promote a Successful Fundraiser for Giving Hope, Inc.

Giving Hope, Inc., a transitional housing agency located in Denton, TX, kicks off the holiday season with the Annual Poinsettia Sale. Resource Development VISTA, Daisy Martinez, used her excellent marketing skills to help the Hope Staff and Board members sell 1,100 poinsettia plants, which netted the agency $11,701. The monies raised support agency programs including […]

VISTA Members Grant Writing Pays Off and Helps the Homeless in Denton County

AmeriCorps VISTA Daisy Martinez has served with Giving Hope, Inc. for half a year, and they have really seen a difference within the agency since she started. In the month of November, Giving Hope was awarded two grants submitted by Daisy to help serve the agency’s homeless clients. CoServ, the local electric cooperative awarded Giving […]

VISTA Daisy Martinez Makes Significant Strides in Resource Development for Giving Hope, Inc.

Resource Development VISTA Daisy Martinez has been making significant improvements for Giving Hope, Inc. For the month of October, she managed 26 University of North Texas students taking part in Make a Difference Day. The 26 volunteers served a total of 97 hours at Giving Hope to help pack over 40 “Comfort Kits” for our […]

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. Resource Development VISTA, Daisy Martinez, helps Giving Hope, Inc. allocate resources in the community to continue providing free services to their clients. Daisy […]

VISTA Member Daisy Martinez Creates Funding Opportunities for Giving Hope, Inc.

Daisy Martinez, Resource Development VISTA at Giving Hope, Inc., a transitional housing agency, kept busy in the month of August with grant writing and fundraisers. She submitted the CoServ Charitable Foundation Grant requesting $17,500 for Emergency Rental Assistance Funds, the Walmart/Sam’s Foundation Grant asking for $2,400 to pay one month’s rent for 8 different homeless […]

VISTA Member Daisy Martinez Keeps Busy Raising Awareness and Money for Giving HOPE

The month of July has been a busy one for AmeriCorps VISTA member Daisy Martinez. To start off the month, Daisy created a 30th Anniversary logo for Giving Hope, Inc. in order to increase awareness of the milestone that the agency has reached. She assisted her coworkers in adding the logo to their e-mail signatures, […]