New VISTA Service Opportunity with Denton Christian Preschool

Denton Christian Preschool (DCP), located in Denton, TX, provides early education for at-risk children in the community. Denton Christian Preschool was founded in 1970 by a group of concerned citizens, representing 17 different churches in Denton who believed the first few years of a child’s life are the most important. Since then, a group of … Continue reading New VISTA Service Opportunity with Denton Christian Preschool

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New VISTA Service Opportunity at Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread (ODB), a community soup kitchen located in Denton, Texas, provides an average of 300 meals per day along with health and human services to the hungry, homeless and economically disadvantaged. Serving those in need for over 17 years, ODB, strives to improve the health, well-being and economic self-sufficiency of its clients. The … Continue reading New VISTA Service Opportunity at Our Daily Bread

New VISTA Service Opportunity with Christian Community Action

For more than 40 years, Christian Community Action (CCA) has been healing, feeding, and educating families in need throughout Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant and Wise counties in North Texas. Headquartered in Lewisville, TX, CCA is one of the largest private nonprofits in North Texas, providing more than 10,000 individual services each year. Through careful case … Continue reading New VISTA Service Opportunity with Christian Community Action

VISTA Lays the Groundwork for Successful Drug Take Back Events at Senior Living Communities

April Comperda, serving as the Drug Education VISTA at Chisholm Trail RSVP in Denton, TX continues working on the agency’s Prescription Take Back Day campaign. Even though the Take Back Days occur just twice a year, Chisholm Trail RSVP continues to stand as mechanism for change and bridge the gap all year long. Recognizing that … Continue reading VISTA Lays the Groundwork for Successful Drug Take Back Events at Senior Living Communities

Christian Community Action’s VISTA Secures Grant Funds for Job Readiness Training Program

Christian Community Action, located in Lewisville, TX­ ministers to the poor by providing comprehensive services that alleviate suffering, bring hope and change lives. Through CCA’s Job Readiness program, unemployed and underemployed individuals are taught skills needed and assistance is given connect them with better job opportunities. VISTA member Steven Tillman submitted a grant to the … Continue reading Christian Community Action’s VISTA Secures Grant Funds for Job Readiness Training Program

Maegan Shafer Enhances Denton Christian Preschool’s Presence on Social Media

Denton Christian Preschool opened its doors during the month of August to welcome new 3 and 4 year olds. As the weeks progressed the children transitioned from anxious into excited and motivated learners. Since the 1970's the organization has served thousands of at-risk children in the Denton area. AmeriCorps VISTA, Maegan Shafer, contributed to their … Continue reading Maegan Shafer Enhances Denton Christian Preschool’s Presence on Social Media

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

Steven Tillman Fosters Partnerships for Job Readiness Training with Two Major Social Service Nonprofits

AmeriCorps VISTA member Steven Tillman is placing his efforts towards fully staffing Christian Community Action's Job Readiness Training Program with volunteer trainers. Theses volunteers will be needed in order to facilitate trainings not only at CCA, but also at two other nonprofit organizations; Goodwill Industries in Lewisville, and the Salvation Army of Denton County. These … Continue reading Steven Tillman Fosters Partnerships for Job Readiness Training with Two Major Social Service Nonprofits

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

Marcela Solia Creates new Marketing Materials for VISTA North Texas Project

VISTA leader, Marcela Solia, spent the month of June putting her artistic skills to use by creating marketing materials for recruitment events. She developed flyers and social media graphics that will be used to market each of the 8 VISTA positions that are currently open. Templates of the flyers and graphics were saved for future … Continue reading Marcela Solia Creates new Marketing Materials for VISTA North Texas Project