Hands & Hearts Fundraiser Finds New Home

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Hands & Hearts Fundraiser Finds New Home

Hands & Hearts Fundraiser Finds New Home La Posada Providencia’s E-Newsletter Hands & Hearts Fundraiser Finds New Home Tuesday, August 11, 2015 (SAN BENITO, Texas) La Posada Providencia’s annual fundraiser has found a new home.La Posada, a shelter for indigent immigrants, asylees and asylum seekers, will host its annual Hands & Hearts Brunch and Auction

Drive 4UR Community a success!

Drive 4UR Community a success! La Posada Providencia’s E-Newsletter Drive 4UR Community a success! Tuesday, July 14, 2015 The Drive 4UR Community fundraiser event, presented by Harlingen Sunburst Rotary Club and Boggus Ford Harlingen, was held Saturday, July 11, with approximately 170 drivers participating in support of La Posada. For every free test-drive completed, the

Clients celebrate Independence Day

Clients celebrate Independence Day La Posada Providencia’s E-Newsletter Clients celebrate Independence Day Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Independence Day weekend has always been a very special occasion for La Posada Providencia clients and staff. A cornerstone of La Posada’s program is teaching immigrants about United States history, culture and current events. The 4th of July provides

Volunteers make mission possible at La Posada

Volunteers make mission possible at La Posada La Posada Providencia’s E-Newsletter Donate to La Posada Help the stranger and give to La Posada online today using a secure server. Make a monetary donation using your credit or debit card DONATE NOW Connect with La Posada F O L L O W on F A C E

Volunteers make mission possible at La Posada

As La Posada approaches the end of the fiscal year, we would like to take a moment to express our gratitude to the many volunteers who have contributed to this year’s success at La Posada. From helping with fundraising events, delivering goods, teaching clients new skills, and many other tasks, hundreds of you have filled

La Posada’s Programs Coordinator Celebrates U.S. Citizenship

Five years ago, Joseph Rodriguez, current Programs Coordinator for La Posada Providencia, arrived in the U.S. after fleeing his native country of Cuba. In a church in Brownsville, Rodriguez asked for help. A woman by the name of Sister Zita Telkamp, CDP, picked him up and took him to La Posada. As some say, “The

Commonweal Magazine: Seeking Refuge | Life and Death at the Border

By ANANDA ROSE I have only just arrived at La Posada Providencia, an emergency shelter for homeless migrants and asylum seekers in San Benito, Texas, when Sr. Zita Telkamp receives a call from a Homeland Security center in the neighboring town of Harlingen. “They’ve got another mother and child for us,” says Sr. Zita. A

Valley Morning Star: Sanctuary – La Posada shelters families seeking asylum

By KAYLEIGH SOMMER | STAFF WRITER SAN BENITO — All Saba wanted for herself and her three children was freedom. Facing civil unrest in her home country of Ethiopia, she said, that dream had seemed almost unattainable. Her husband, an outspoken civil rights advocate, had been jailed, she said. Fearing for the safety of her

Valley Morning Star: On Valentine’s Day, give back with ‘Shop Thru the Heart’

SAN BENITO — Valentine’s Day is about love, and you can multiply your acts of love and kindness when you “Shop Thru the Heart” online. Shop Thru the Heart is an Internet shopping mall that provides an uncomplicated way to shop and support La Posada, all at the same time. When you, your employees and

KGBT Action 4 News: Shelter for immigrants, refugees struggles to find funding

By DAISY BARRERA Several temporary shelters popped up last summer in the Rio Grande Valley during an influx of undocumented immigrant children crossing the border illegally. One shelter has been around for years helping immigrants and refugees from around the world, and they are the ones asking for a helping hand. La Posada Providencia shelter