­Helping Develop “Reel” Experts

Client Stories

­Helping Develop “Reel” Experts

Over the weekend, two 18-year-old, long-term guests of La Posada enjoyed a day at South Padre Island- SPI, a vacation area not far from La Posada. La Posada volunteer, Jose Arizmendi, and his two sons planned for a fishing trip at The Jetties, in SPI. The day started early, with Jose picking the clients up

Honduran asylum seeker recalls journey to United States

After years of filing for U.S. Citizenship, one young refugee is finally getting his wish. Angel Torres, a 38 year-old Honduran immigrant, is even closer to the possibility of becoming a U.S. citizen. Torres fled his country because of the many problems that occurred on a daily. Back in Honduras he was a cook and public

2019 La Posada Providencia Video

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La Posada’s New Van

With Gratitude Thanks to several generous supporters, La Posada Providencia clients are now able to be transported to various appointments and activities in a new 2017 Ford Transit Connect van. Heartfelt gratitude goes to The John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, the Sisters of Divine Providence, the Sisters of Providence—Washington State, Boggus Ford-Harlingen

La Posada Welcomes Our 9,000th Client

We shall call her “Isabel,” (a pseudonym for security.) Isabel left Somalia in August 2016; She arrived in the U.S. in November 2016 and arrived at La Posada May 4, 2017. Isabel fled Somalia because of the oppression against women that she suffered. In Somalia, women have no rights or say in what goes on

Former La Posada Client Becomes U.S. Citizen

Six years ago, Victor Escalona left his home in Venezuela with the dream of starting a new life in the United States. Like the majority of our clients, he arrived to La Posada with few possessions and hope in his heart. Last January, La Posada received an exciting call from an overjoyed Victor informing us

2017 La Posada Client Video

La Posada’s 2017 Hands & Hearts Brunch and Auction had many exciting and memorable moments. One of the event’s highlights was the presentation of our newest client video. Produced by Enrique Leal, the video features interviews with La Posada staff, board members, and Cucu, an Ethiopian asylee and former client. The video gives viewers an

Blanca Rosa

The January 10, 2017, issue of Tuesdays in Texas features a story published in the Valley Morning Star newspaper on January 8, 2017. Honduran woman recounts her journey to the U.S. By Benjamin Trevino, Staff Writer, Valley Morning Star SAN BENITO — It was a quiet Monday morning when the phone rang at La Posada Providencia,

Rescued by Angels

“For He will give Angels charge concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” ~ Psalm 91:11 I was driving Maria to the Harlingen, Texas, bus station. I knew some things about her desperate story. But then she shared even more of the painful details. Here’s how I recall her own words: “My husband