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Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement (VIDA) Awarded for VIDA for Veterans Project

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  • 02/24/2015
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For Immediate Release:  February 18, 2015 Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement (VIDA) Awarded for VIDA for Veterans Project Weslaco, Texas – The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) presented the General … Continue Reading →


VIDA Receives $97,000 Grant from the Meadows Foundation

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  • 08/15/2013
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WESLACO— The Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement announced that  the Meadows Foundation awarded VIDA a $97,000 grant to provide educational and job training opportunities as well as supportive services … Continue Reading →


VIDA Honors 304 Valley Graduates in Ceremony

WESLACO–Days after a historic presidential election, VIDA gathers with community leaders on Saturday November 10 at the Best Western-Palm Aire in Weslaco at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate 304 individuals that … Continue Reading →


VIDA Receives $500,000 Grant from the Kresge Foundation

WESLACO— The Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement announced that  the Kresge Foundation awarded VIDA a $500,000 grant to provide educational and job training opportunities as well as supportive services … Continue Reading →


VIDA Receives $20,000 Grant from the Allstate Foundation

  WESLACO— The Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement’s (VIDA) Executive Director, Myra Caridad García, announced today, November 9, 2011, that the Allstate Foundation awarded VIDA with a $20,000 grant. This … Continue Reading →


VIDA Participant Carmen Gurrola Featured on Channel 4 Story

Click here to view Channel 4’s story featuring VIDA graduate Carmen Gurrola.


VIDA Receives $150,000 Grant from the Greater Texas Foundation

VIDA Receives $150,000 Grant from the Greater Texas Foundation WESLACO— The Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement’s (VIDA) Executive Director, Myra Caridad García, announced today, July 19, that Greater Texas … Continue Reading →


Valley Interfaith to Lawmakers “Don’t Zero Out Funds for VIDA”

This story is from The Rio Grande Guardian dated 4/20/2011 AUSTIN, TX- Valley Interfaith in the Rio Grande Valley and EPiSO in El Paso are very concerned that funding for … Continue Reading →


VIDA Participant Success Story Featured in Article

This story is from The Rio Grande Guardian dated 5/4/2011 AUSTIN,TX – Two recipients of the workforce training projects administered by Project VIDA and Project ARRIBA have told their stories to the Guardian. … Continue Reading →


VIDA Participants Take Part in Keep McAllen Beautiful Trash Off

MCALLEN, TX–With gloves, orange vest and t-shirts, 53 VIDA participants, family and friends, collected dozens of bags of trash this past Saturday (April 30) at the Keep McAllen Beautiful Trash Off. … Continue Reading →