Youth and Family Counseling VISTA Writes Grants to Benefit Homeless and At-Risk Children

Miranda Bonilla is a Resource Development VISTA with Youth and Family Counseling in Lewisville, TX. Youth and Family Counseling provides sliding scale and free services to low-income at-risk youth. She has been busy marketing for the agency's many upcoming scheduled fundraisers by creating and distributing flyers. She has written and submitted a grant to the … Continue reading Youth and Family Counseling VISTA Writes Grants to Benefit Homeless and At-Risk Children

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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

April Neal Balances Fundraising and Community Outreach

VISTA member, April Neal is serving with Youth and Family Counseling in Lewisville, TX. The mission of Youth and Family Counseling is to aid the families and children of Denton County, thereby creating healthy and productive individuals, families, and communities which will benefit the quality of life for all. In the month of April, she … Continue reading April Neal Balances Fundraising and Community Outreach

April Neal Organizes a Successful Dine-In Fundraiser

April Neal, the Grants and Resource Development VISTA at Youth and Family Counseling coordinated the first dine-in fundraiser of the year at the IHOP restaurant in Lewisville, TX. Everyone had a great time playing board games and purchasing raffle tickets. Over $200 was raised through in-kind donations of gift cards, raffle sales, and the percentage … Continue reading April Neal Organizes a Successful Dine-In Fundraiser

Youth and Family Counseling “Fun’d Nights” Set-up for Next Month

As a resource development and grant writing VISTA with Youth and Family Counseling (YFC) VISTA April Neal has been meeting and collaborating with different restaurants and organizations to set up fundraisers for her agency. She met with three General Managers in the area to set up monthly "Family Fun'd Nights" where YFC invites families and … Continue reading Youth and Family Counseling “Fun’d Nights” Set-up for Next Month

Service Opportunity!

Youth and Family Counseling Resource Development VISTA As a Resource Development VISTA at Youth and Family Counseling, you will help end poverty by writing grants and developing resources to help keep at-risk children in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Major functions will include researching and submitting a minimum of 4 grants with … Continue reading Service Opportunity!

VISTA Kem Dwumaah Raises Funds for Counseling Services

Youth and Family Counseling’s Resource Development VISTA, Kem Dwumaah, utilized her grant writing talents to secure a $2900 grant from Grande Communications. Funds from this grant will be used to provide counseling services to students who fall outside of Youth and Family Counseling's current funding areas. In addition, this hard working VISTA secured a $500 … Continue reading VISTA Kem Dwumaah Raises Funds for Counseling Services

VISTA Kem Dwumaah Succeeds at Community Outreach Event

VISTA member Kem attended Lewisville ISD's (LISD) Back to School Fair, where families had the opportunity to receive school supplies, food, clothes and haircuts, in order to prepare for the start of school. This event also offered marketing tables for local businesses and non-profits. Kem manned a marketing table for Youth and Family Counseling at … Continue reading VISTA Kem Dwumaah Succeeds at Community Outreach Event

Service Opportunity!

Youth and Family Counseling Resource Development VISTA As a Resource Development VISTA at Youth and Family Counseling, you will help end poverty by writing grants and developing resources to help keep at-risk children in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Major functions will include researching and submitting a minimum of 4 grants with … Continue reading Service Opportunity!

VISTA Member Kem Dwumaah Increases Financial Capacity at Youth and Family Counseling

VISTA member Kem Dwumaah has been working diligently to collect silent auction items for Youth and Family Counseling's Superhero Soiree. For several months, items have slowly trickled in causing great excitement at the agency. Items secured by Kem came to a total estimated value of $3,363. In addition, Youth and Family Counseling has received notice … Continue reading VISTA Member Kem Dwumaah Increases Financial Capacity at Youth and Family Counseling