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October 26, 2012

Our first Ready For Work Program was a huge success for the 2 pilot communities who participated. It was well-received by several businesses and the teen participants . As part of the program, the teens were required to perform community service, which involved helping out with the TKO Summer Program. They had to participate in the community programs, attend four training classes on career...   Read more »

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National Night Out 2012

October 26, 2012

Our community coordinators welcomed hundreds of neighbors, business partners, and others to our communities for a wonderful display of unity during National Night Out on October 2nd. NewLife communities hosted the police, fire, and EMS departments in addition to many other vendors and organizations to promote safe, drug-free neighborhoods. Our...   Read more »

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National Night Out -Tues., Oct. 2nd

September 24, 2012

Come one, come all and enjoy a night of food, fun, and safety! NewLife Alliance has partnered with the National Association of Town Watch to promote safe, drug-free neighborhoods. Each community has joined with local businesses and police/fire departments to assist with the event and provide food, drinks, and door prizes. Activities include bicycle safety, finger printing, and activity booths. ...   Read more »

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August 31, 2012

Our Tejas Kids Opportunities Summer Programs were a huge success across the state! In some communities, over 40 children attended regularly. Activities were both educational and fun. The entire summer was filled with craft projects, reading activities, Bible studies, and featured our Digital Destination program designed to transport students and...   Read more »

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Ready for Work

July 25, 2012

We would like to thank our business partners for supporting our Ready For Work apprenticeship program. This is RFW’s inaugural year program and we are very excited to engage teens at 2 of our communities in Abilene and Stephenville. Ready For Work was created to address specific academic, social and vocational needs of youth ages 14 to 17. We identify youth who are ready to engage in job...   Read more »

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Back to School

July 6, 2012

As soon as school lets out, we blink an eye and school is starting again! Once our fun-filled summer has come and gone we will begin planning our Back to School Bashes! During the first two weeks of August, NewLife together with its donor partners, provide children living in poverty with one backpack, a set of school supplies requested by the local schools, a new pair of shoes and other clothing,...   Read more »

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Summer Fun!

May 30, 2012

School is out and Summer is just around the corner! NewLife offers an outstanding, fun-filled Summer program to the children in our communities. Summer 2012 will be packed with activities including Digital Destination, Vacation Bible School, water fun and many more. Our community coordinators work hard to provide not only a fun, exciting Summer...   Read more »

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Spiritual Block Party in Beaumont, TX

May 17, 2012

The Spiritual Block Party was a wonderful time for everyone. God blessed us with a bit of sunshine, a nice breeze and He kept the mosquitoes at bay until the final hour!!! There were 117 people to sign up. However, we do believe there were close to 150 people present. Christian Rappers, Kendrick Williams & Shayee Wingate opened up with prayer. Afterwards, Alyncia Mack-Nelson sang,...   Read more »

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Sam Houston University Basketball Games

April 27, 2012

The youth and staff at The Villages of Huntsville were truly excited to be named Jr. Bearkats for 2011-2012 athletic season at Sam Houston State University. The Jr. Bearkats initiative is a Free, interactive program for children 1-13 years old that includes admission and participation at home basketball and baseball games. The program also...   Read more »

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College Campus Tour

March 30, 2012

The college campus tour was a huge success! By the end of the trip all of the teens that attended were excited and interested in pursuing college. We were also able to raise all of the funds necessary for the trip. We visited 5 college campuses in five different cities over the course of 3 days. The campuses included: University of Texas, Baylor University, Texas A&M, University of North...   Read more »

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