Stories

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  • Bouncing Back from Homelessness

    Craig Swain had it all. He was living a successful white-collar life, thanks to a genius for all things computers and the technology they entailed. It was a gift that Craig turned into a career, along with his natural fit for the corporate world. Well liked, polite and a master at his craft, good paying jobs were easy to find. He had a nice home, a family. It was perfect. But it all changed in one day when his wife was diagnosed with cancer.

  • Cyber Crime Survivor

    Cyber crime is something most Americans have only heard about. To Shawnda Hibbeler, however, an almost unbelievable series of cyber crimes left her and her daughter homeless, hopeless and without a penny to her name.

  • Why "I" Work With VOA Texas: Patricia Roland

    "I have the opportunity to let individuals know that the are enough. Many haven't heard those words and were always told the opposite. My job allows me the opportunity to help individuals navigate to a better path or journey. I get to provide them with tools and resources to rebuild and unlock new doors," said Patricia Roland, Federal Case Manager Supervisor.

  • Why "I" Work With VOA Texas: Richard Kemp

    Richard has one of the most memorable experiences at VOA Texas. Read more on why he continues to work with VOA Texas.

  • Why 'I' Work With VOA Texas: Betty Morris

    Betty Morris, VP of Housing, explains why she's worked for VOA Texas for more than 24 years!

  • Why "I" Work With VOA Texas: Shawn Ewing

    We provide different programs so in my position I get to work with all of the different programs and it is fulfilling work.

  • Living Courageously through COVID

    Duberney's biggest challenge as a veteran, wasn't war, but battling COVID-19.

  • Set up for Sucess

    All it took was a chance meeting with a former coworker to set Roxaine Onyekakeya on the path to an independent life, one that includes opportunity, financial stability, and skills for life.

  • Why 'I' Work With VOA Texas: Zella Richards

    Once a client, now a full-time VOA Texas staff member, Zella Richards is charged with helping to uplift others the way she credits VOA Texas of doing for her decades ago.

  • Why 'I' Work With VOA Texas: Rodney Wilson

    Rodney Wilson, Facilities Services Manager, explains why he works for VOA Texas.