Community Involvement

The Amend Group promotes social awareness in our community to preserve and protect the quality of life for current and future generations. Click below to view our current community involvement.

Community Involvement

Vogel Alcove


John William “J.W.” Amend currently serves on the Board of Directors for Vogel Alcove. For 25 years, Vogel Alcove has provided free quality child development services for Dallas’ youngest victims of poverty: homeless children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Vogel Alcove is the only free comprehensive early childhood education program in the city of Dallas whose primary focus is to provide free childcare and case management for children and their families referred by 21 local emergency shelters, domestic violence shelters, housing programs and organizations that serve homeless families. To learn more about Vogel Alcove, visit