Vu Nguyen

Vu received his BS in Applied Gerontology from the University of North Texas in  Denton.  He was the director of the Tarrant County Vietnamese Community Center from August 2010 to September 2013. He is currently a Medicare Field Sale & Service Representative

 

 

We need to do a lot to improve life for communities in need!

The Dang

Pastor The is the Head Pastor of the Vietnamese Baptist Church of Fort Worth 

 

​​​​Board of Directors:  Christine Thai, Hoa Vo, John Benson, John Edmonson, Nam Ngo, Phat Vo, Sophie Trinh, Tram Nguyen, Uyen Holdeman, Vu Nguyen, Whitley Thu Nguyen, Yvonne Nguyen

Board of Advisors:  Hoa Nguyen, Lisa Nguyen, Lorraine Sheldon, Michael Dao, Rev. Nanda Kamburagalle, Pastor The Dang, Tony Brewer, Tony Thai


Dental Director: Christine Thai, DDS, and Tony Thai, DDS/MS

Information Technology:  Tu Nguyen

​​Media Promoter:  Yvonne Nguyen

Medical Director:  Tram Nguyen, MD

Public Relation:  John Edmonson, MS, LPC-S
Social Services: 
Kimmie Nguyen

Treasurer/Bookkeeper:  Whitley Thu Nguyen, CPA




OUR PARTNERS:  

AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION

​CHRIST THE KING VIETNAMESE CATHOLIC CHURCH

DAO QUANG TEMPLE

HAND IN HAND SHARE MISSIONS

​ORPHAN VOICE

REDEMPTION BRIDGE 

TECH EDU

TEXAS DEPT. OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES HEPATITIS PREVENTION AND SURVEILLANCE TEAM LEAD

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

VIET HOPE INTERNATIONAL

​VIETV DALLAS
VIETNAM BAPTIST CHURCH OF FORT WORTH
VOVINAM VIET VO DAO MARTIAL ARTS




Tony Thai

Tony was born in Vietnam.  He came to the US in 1980.  He graduated with degree DDS, MS and has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years in Garland, Texas.

 

  • "For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled and everyone who humbles himself will be exalted" - Jesus Christ
  • "Give your hands to serve and your hearts to love" - Mother Teresa
  • ​"The hands that help are holier than the lips that pray" - Ingesoll
  • ​"I can do all things through Him who strengthens me" - Phil. 4​:13
  • "If you can believe it, you can achieve it" - Unknown
  • "We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world" - Gautama Buddha
  • "Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most" - Gautama    Buddha
  • "Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds" - Gautama Buddaha
  • "Today will never come again. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words  heal, and not wound" - Christian Life Quotes
  • "The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect me" - George Elliot
  • "Intense love does not measure, it just gives" - Mother Teresa
  • "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another"- Jesus Christ



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Michael Dao

Michael received BBA

in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Licensed Investment Stock Broker, and a Licensed Insurer. He attended Texas Wesley Law School for two years.​ 

 

Kimmie Nguyen

Kimmie received her BS in Computer Design at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is also a social worker and is currently working as a case manager at Meals On Wheels of the Tarrant County.

 

Yvonne Nguyen

Yvonne is the Station Manager for VIETV Dallas and DFW metroplex. She is involved with many charities over the years. She is the founder and president of the nonprofit organization, Viet Hope International.

 

Tu Nguyen

Tu  is a Network Engineer with over 20 yrs. experience in  Computer and Networking.  His passion is to serve the community and care for others.


Hoa Nguyen

Hoa is a Headmaster of the Vovinam Martial Arts

 

SOCIAL serviceS

(Free Enrollment)

  • TEXAS BENEFIT (CHIP, Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP, TANF, Food Stamp)
  • Free cell phone/IPhone/IPad/Home Phone
  • English Translation
  • Health Insurance (Obama)
  • ​Immigration Services, Green cards, US Citizenship
  • Reduced Utility Bills
  • Unemployment benefit

Whitley Thu Nguyen

Whitley is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant).  She received her accountant degree from the University of Texas in Arlington


John Benson

John has been the Director of Programs for Redemption Bridge since 2016. John has worked as Construction Manager at the Joint Reserve Base (JRB) Naval Air Station, Fort Worth and Clinic Operations Manager for Texas Health Centers. John is originally from El Paso, Texas. 
 

​​Sophie Trinh

Sophie is an Advanced Practice Nurse in Family  Practice. She is the Community Coordinator for the Texas Buddhist Council. She is also an Advisory Committee Member of the Tarrant County Human Services.

 

Christine Thai

Christine was born in Vietnam. In 1980, she came to the US where she graduated with a degree in DDS.  She practices dentistry with

 her husband, Tony Thai, DDS/MS in Garland, Texas for more than 20 years.

 

​Tram Nguyen

Tram is a physician in Family Practice.  She is the founder and president of the nonprofit organization, Hand in Hand Share Missions. 

 

Tony Brewer

Tony, with over 23 yrs. experience working for child welfare in developing countries, founded Orphan Voice in 2007.  Before that, Tony was an educator, attorney and the founder/director of an international children's service organization. Orphan Voice operates ten programs in Vietnam helping orphans, special needs children, children at risk for trafficking or sexual abuse, the deaf, the poor, the handicapped and widows.

HEALTHCARE

(Free)

  • Blood Pressure screening
  • Cholesterol Tests
  • Diabetes (FBS/HA1C tests) 
  • Disease Prevention
  • Flu Shots
  • Health Education
  • Education on Hep B & C
  • Mental Health
  • Medical/Health Services

OUR LEADERS


John Edmonson

John has a Masters Level
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S).  He is the project manager for Edmonson Cardiology.  Guest Expert for Fox Radio Syndicates, educating on health, trauma and stress reduction.

 

Uyen Holdeman

Uyen currently works as the Country Director for Glocal Ventures Inc., a non-profit organization that seeks to bring transformation to Vietnam. She has a passion for outreach and service to underserved communities.

​​Hoa Vo 

Hoa has a PhD in psychology and is an assistant professor at

UT Southwestern Medical Center. As an accomplished researcher and experienced clinician, she has published numerous articles regarding treatments for addiction and clinical expertise in working with families and individuals dealing with life stressors and psychiatric disorders.

 


Phat Vo

Phat is an optometrist, graduated from University of Houston College of Optometry. He is currently working in an OMD/OD practice in Denton. He was involved in several volunteering events with Special Olympics in Fort Worth and Rotary Clinic in Mexico.



 

Lorraine Sheldon

Lorraine received her master’s in Information Science from the University of North Texas (UNT). She works as the outreach librarian for Lewis Library on the UNT Health Science Center campus. In her work, she focuses on health literacy and providing quality health information.​

 


Tam Anh Ngo

Tam Anh is a Critical Care Registered Nurse with BSN and CCRN credentials and is working in ICU at Texas Health HEB

 

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 Nanda  Kamburagalle

Reverend Nanda is the President of the Texas Buddhist Council

 

​​OUR SPONSORS

EDUCATION​​

​​ (Free)

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • ​CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • English As Second Language (ESL)
  • Healthcare Education
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Tai Chi
  • US Citizenship/Naturalization
  • Wellness Education


Nam Ngo

Nam is a pharmacist with a PharmD from the University of  North Texas College of Pharmacy.  He is very passionate with his work and service to the underserved communties.

 

​Lisa Nguyen

Lisa is a Financial Services Representative of Metro City Bank.

 

OUR SPONSORS