When Germs Arise…Sanitize!!!

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When Germs Arise…Sanitize!!!

La Posada Providencia is committed to keeping everybody safe during the Coronavirus pandemic. In addition to other safety and hygiene measures, La Posada was sanitized by Auntie Ingrid 24/7 Multi-Services. They volunteered to clean and sanitize the shelter for us. All offices, buildings, tables, bedrooms, the kitchen, car interiors, and bathrooms were sanitized by the

La Posada’s Furry Friends

La Posada Providencia not only serves and welcomes human clients, but also furry clients needing refuge at our facility.  Two of our furry clients are Brownie and Midnight. These dogs are sweet, playful, and enthusiastic about belly rubs. Their daily routines consist of running freely on La Posada’s 10 acres of land and running up

A Partner with the Environment

As part of La Posada Providencia’s commitment to bettering and taking care of the earth, Client Mentor, Sister Thérèse Cunningham, SHSp, and our guests have created a new compost station behind the commons building, Casa Belen. The compost station, which was built by one of our guests in roughly two weeks, consists of two compost

La Posada Clients Continue to Achieve

La Posada Providencia is committed to equipping our guests with knowledge and tools for their new journeys in the United States. As part of that, we are dedicated to providing them with education such as English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, life-skills classes, and now food-handling certificates. Having a food-handling certificate can open doors

La Posada’s Morning Routine

La Posada Providencia’s clients often travel long, treacherous journeys to the United States in order to seek refuge from persecution, poverty, and/or violence. Upon arrival at the shelter, many clients are excited and thankful to be in a place that is safe and secure. The opportunities available in the United States are significant. Each morning

Living in a Virtual World

As the world experiences a global pandemic, many organizations and businesses have changed the way that they conduct daily operations to increase safety. Here at La Posada Providencia, we have implemented a safe virtual volunteer program where a client is paired up with a volunteer via Zoom to have English as a Second Language (ESL)

A Family’s Reunification

Many asylum seekers and refugees travel to the United States Border carrying the memory of painful experiences and stories. The journey to the border can be dangerous, and some fail to reach their final destination. La Posada Providencia recently witnessed both a heartbreaking story and one of joy occurring within the same family. A mother,

Love Mother Earth

On Friday, September 18, 2020, three clients from La Posada accompanied by Sister Thérèse Cunningham, La Posada’s Client Mentor, went on a field trip to the Recycling Center in Harlingen, in order to further educate them and reinforce the importance of recycling as a way of showing our care of the Earth. On the following

Safe At Last

My choice was not to leave or leave my family behind.  I wanted to live a life that involved no gang or criminal activity.  One of the worst international organized groups had invaded my hometown and were recruiting young people.  I will never forget the fateful day that I was walking home and was approached

Birthdays are the Best

Through the uncertainties of the world, there are rays of light that outshine the darkness. This past week, La Posada Providencia celebrated the 2nd birthday of one of our clients. While masked and socially distanced, La Posada celebrated this birthday with pizza, a colorful cake, colorful decorations, gifts, and of course, a Paw Patrol piñata. We