VISTA Rebecca Dake Aids in the Success of Interfaith Ministries’ Apple Tree Project

April was an excellent month for Interfaith Ministries of Denton, an emergency financial assistance agency in Denton, TX, to have an experienced VISTA. Community Outreach VISTA Rebecca Dake was able to take over a major back-to-school assistance project when a staff member moved on to another job opportunity. Rebecca took on the planning, coordination and … Continue reading VISTA Rebecca Dake Aids in the Success of Interfaith Ministries’ Apple Tree Project

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Rebecca Dake Creates Video to Increase Awareness of Interfaith Ministries Apple Tree Project

Rebecca Dake, Community Outreach VISTA at Interfaith Ministries (IFM) of Denton, partnered this month with the Denton Independent School District (ISD) on a video about the Apple Tree Project. IFM's Apple Tree Project provides back-to-school assistance to Denton ISD families who qualify for the Free and Reduced Meals Program. Rebecca interviewed Barb Haflich, the district's … Continue reading Rebecca Dake Creates Video to Increase Awareness of Interfaith Ministries Apple Tree Project

VISTA Rebecca Dake Marketing Real Client Stories

Over the past year serving at a financial assistance nonprofit, AmeriCorps VISTA Rebecca Dake has taken the lead getting client stories out to the public. From a quick social media post about a family receiving help with their utilities to larger campaigns, including a video featuring multiple clients, she has relayed to her community the … Continue reading VISTA Rebecca Dake Marketing Real Client Stories

VISTA Works to Expand Financial Planning Opportunities with Interfaith Ministries

Rebecca Dake, Community Outreach VISTA at Interfaith Ministries of Denton wanted to boost her site's ability to implement the goal written in its mission statement. The emergency financial assistance nonprofit serves the working poor and those on fixed incomes in northern Denton County. The nonprofit's goal is to help those clients become self-sufficient--one interpretation meaning … Continue reading VISTA Works to Expand Financial Planning Opportunities with Interfaith Ministries

VISTA Member’s Twitter Activity Spurs In-Kind Donations

December was a merry month for Community Outreach VISTA Rebecca Dake of Interfaith Ministries of Denton. Rebecca spent the month soliciting donations for a care package collection called Santa Loves Seniors that served 120 low to middle income senior citizens. She spread the word through email marketing, social media and newspaper contacts. Rebecca showed how … Continue reading VISTA Member’s Twitter Activity Spurs In-Kind Donations

VISTA Member Expands Interfaith Ministries’ Santa Loves Seniors Program

For VISTA Rebecca Dake, a large part of November was spent on expanding and enhancing Interfaith Ministries of Denton's Santa Loves Seniors holiday care package collection, which served 50 residents last year. Earlier in the year Rebecca created a partnership with the Denton Housing Authority's Heritage Oaks Apartments, a low to moderate income senior housing … Continue reading VISTA Member Expands Interfaith Ministries’ Santa Loves Seniors Program

Rebecca Dake Uses Social Medial Marketing to Increase Attendance at Fundraiser

Rebecca Dake, VISTA at Interfaith Ministries of Denton, worked hard this month to publicize the emergency assistance nonprofit's fall fundraiser: The Interfaith Ministries Wine & Craft Beer Tasting & Silent Auction.  Rebecca created graphics and videos, to involve sponsors and vendors and engage the public before the event. The graphics and videos were posted on … Continue reading Rebecca Dake Uses Social Medial Marketing to Increase Attendance at Fundraiser

Social Media Marketing Pays Off for Interfaith Ministries of Denton

Community Outreach VISTA Rebecca Dake created and distributed many of the visual communications for Interfaith Ministries (IFM) of Denton, an emergency assistance nonprofit in their fundraising campaign for North Texas Giving Day, a communal day of philanthropy. She also maintained the social media accounts for IFM during this important month for outreach and donations. Rebecca … Continue reading Social Media Marketing Pays Off for Interfaith Ministries of Denton

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. As Raven's year of service is coming to an end she has … Continue reading Raven Carr Builds a Sustainable Volunteer Program at Interfaith Ministries of Denton

VISTA Rebecca Dake Markets Interfaith Ministries’ Programs in Denton Magazine

Rebecca Dake, Community Outreach VISTA at Interfaith Ministries (IFM) of Denton, got some amazing news this month. Her organization is going to be a featured story in the Winter 2016 edition of Denton Magazine. Rebecca contacted the magazine hoping for the inclusion of an event photo. That outreach piqued the interest of the editors at … Continue reading VISTA Rebecca Dake Markets Interfaith Ministries’ Programs in Denton Magazine