Category Archives: Profiles

City House Success Story: Goddi

Goddi never knew his dad growing up. He and his mom lived in several different states before settling in North Texas. “It was rough; I remember there was always a lot of stress in our house,” Goddi said. “My mom … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile: Judy VanderArk

Judy VanderArk was part of My Friend’s House when City House’s emergency shelter initially opened in 2009. She was there every Wednesday, working with the children as a “Rock n Roller” – rocking babies and spending time with the youngsters … Continue reading

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Success Stories – Treonta’

Treonta’ is an aspiring actress. Her passions these days include hair modeling and shooting commercials with a goal of getting into film. It wasn’t always this way. “I had a rough childhood. I wanted to grow up faster than I … Continue reading

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Donor Spotlight: A Birthday To Help Others

When Emily Kolb’s mom asked her what she wanted for her 11th birthday, she couldn’t think of anything she really needed. Then she remembered seeing a segment on Disney Channel’s “The Time I…” about a girl who organized a donation … Continue reading

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Profile: TLP client fights back after car accident

Treonta’ first came to City House’s transitional living program in October 2012.   Six weeks later Treonta’ was involved in a serious car accident resulting in weeks of hospitalization for broken bones, abrasions and a traumatic brain injury. Treonta’ returned to … Continue reading

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Donor Spotlight: Financial Advisor Honors Clients’ Birthdays Through Donation

Pepkin & Associates is honoring their clients’ birthdays this year by making a donation to City House in their honor.Charitable giving is one area in which Pepkin & Associates advise clients, so staying informed and connected with local charities is … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile: Louis Ward

One of City House’s many valuable volunteers, Louis Ward is a kind soul with a warm heart who embodies everything for which City House stands. Retired now, Louis stays busy.  He found he enjoyed working with kids after volunteering with … Continue reading

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