Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships - VAMOS

Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships - VAMOS The Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities & Scholarships (VAMOS) is a nonprofit organization run primarily by devoted volunteers. Its main function is to raise money for academically accomplished students. -vamosscholars.org

Every year, VAMOS sponsors four-year scholarships to deserving high school graduates from various backgrounds for enrollment at a university of their choice. In addition, VAMOS not only supports students by paying for tuition & books but helps with motivation and encouragement through its Mentoring Program which monitors students throughout their college careers to ensure their success.

Every year, VAMOS sponsors four-year scholarships to deserving high school graduates from various backgrounds for enrollment at a university of their choice. In addition, VAMOS not only supports students by paying for tuition & books but helps with motivation and encouragement through its Mentoring Program which monitors students throughout their college careers to ensure their success.

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08/24/2021

VAMOS A CELEBRAR! Presented by H-E-B
Join us as VAMOS celebrates 25 years of Investing in Education!

Thursday, September 16th! Sponsorship opportunities are going quick! For additional information, contact 956.800.4085#highered#scholarships#vamos

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08/20/2021
Is Edna De Saro Fab Over 40? You Decide!

VOTE EDNA DE SARO & help her advance! Voting for top 10 ends in 1 hour!!!!!

I want to win so that I can inspire other women to love themselves and to realize that they are beautiful and complete.

VAMOS friends & family! Please help Vote for the fab Edna De Saro! Edna has always been a huge supporter of VAMOS and ot...
08/18/2021
Is Edna De Saro Fab Over 40? You Decide!

VAMOS friends & family! Please help Vote for the fab Edna De Saro! Edna has always been a huge supporter of VAMOS and other great nonprofits in our community!

Click the link below and Vote Edna De Saro! Edna, thank you for all you do for your community#VAMOS

I want to win so that I can inspire other women to love themselves and to realize that they are beautiful and complete.

LSNB is a proud supporter of VAMOS and believes in the value of an education! Thank you for being a “Diamante Sponsor” f...
08/17/2021

LSNB is a proud supporter of VAMOS and believes in the value of an education! Thank you for being a “Diamante Sponsor” for our “VAMOS a Celebrar” event taking place 16 de Septiembre!

LSNB is a proud supporter of VAMOS and believes in the value of an education! Thank you for being a “Diamante Sponsor” for our “VAMOS a Celebrar” event taking place 16 de Septiembre!

Stop by or shop online Kendra Scott for your purchase today! Mention VAMOS at check out or use code Giveback-akmcm
08/17/2021

Stop by or shop online Kendra Scott for your purchase today! Mention VAMOS at check out or use code Giveback-akmcm

Celebrate National Non-profit day, August 17th & Shop Kendra Scott online or in person! Proceeds will be used to provide...
08/16/2021

Celebrate National Non-profit day, August 17th & Shop Kendra Scott online or in person! Proceeds will be used to provide four year renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors!

Mention VAMOS at checkout or use code GIVEBACK-AKMCM

Celebrate National Non-profit day, August 17th & Shop Kendra Scott online or in person! Proceeds will be used to provide four year renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors!

Mention VAMOS at checkout or use code GIVEBACK-AKMCM

08/13/2021

Calling VAMOS Alumni who are in search of a Nursing profession!!! DHR needs you!

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🗣 Just announced: Important news about student loans! The 0% interest rate and payment pause will continue until Jan. 31, 2022.

Thank you H-E-B for the beautiful florals that brightened up our event! They all made it to a new home 💐❤️
08/05/2021

Thank you H-E-B for the beautiful florals that brightened up our event! They all made it to a new home 💐❤️

On behalf of the VAMOS Board of Directors & staff, we would like to congratulate our Traditional VAMOS, UTRGV-VAMOS, HSF...
08/04/2021

On behalf of the VAMOS Board of Directors & staff, we would like to congratulate our Traditional VAMOS, UTRGV-VAMOS, HSF-VAMOS and our UH Cantu Scholarship recipients!

Thank you to all sponsors and volunteers for investing in our future leaders!

VAMOS Celebration Committee is seeking silent and live auction items for our 25th Anniversary Celebration “VAMOS A Celeb...
08/04/2021

VAMOS Celebration Committee is seeking silent and live auction items for our 25th Anniversary Celebration “VAMOS A Celebrar!”

The Committee is seeking the following donations of items large or small. Examples of donations include but are not limited to the following;

-Personal Services such as manicure, massage, chiropractic care, etc

-Electronics

-Tickets to sporting events, concerts, theatre

-Gift Certificates to your favorite restaurant, hotel, inn, spa, or stores

-Invitations to host dinners, cocktail parties, rounds of golf, hunting, boating, or fishing trips.

-Furnishings and Art

Sponsors will be acknowledged in our Auction Brochure . If you’d like to donate, please contact Daisy Martínez, VAMOS ED [email protected]

VAMOS Celebration Committee is seeking silent and live auction items for our 25th Anniversary Celebration “VAMOS A Celebrar!”

The Committee is seeking the following donations of items large or small. Examples of donations include but are not limited to the following;

-Personal Services such as manicure, massage, chiropractic care, etc

-Electronics

-Tickets to sporting events, concerts, theatre

-Gift Certificates to your favorite restaurant, hotel, inn, spa, or stores

-Invitations to host dinners, cocktail parties, rounds of golf, hunting, boating, or fishing trips.

-Furnishings and Art

Sponsors will be acknowledged in our Auction Brochure . If you’d like to donate, please contact Daisy Martínez, VAMOS ED [email protected]

08/03/2021

Thank you VAMOS Alumni, Dr. José Cruz, for your beautiful and motivating speech to our 2021 scholars!

Dr. José Cruz received the VAMOS scholarship in 2001. He is currently working for DHR Health as a hematologist/ oncologist.

Today we were able to celebrate all of our 2021 VAMOS Scholars! Thank you to all of our Board Members, sponsors, members...
08/03/2021

Today we were able to celebrate all of our 2021 VAMOS Scholars! Thank you to all of our Board Members, sponsors, members, mentors, and all the volunteers for all of the support! Thank you Bert Ogden Arena! More pictures to come! 🎓🙌🏻❤️

Last day!!! 🙌🏻🎓❤️
07/31/2021

Last day!!! 🙌🏻🎓❤️

‪Last day to help support Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships - VAMOS! Stop by today & purchase a Chocolate Chunk Cookie to change the lives of college students! 🍪‬

07/31/2021

What a week!#VAMOS

This week was such a whirlwind full of emotion! All this would not be possible without the support of our amazing, devot...
07/31/2021

This week was such a whirlwind full of emotion! All this would not be possible without the support of our amazing, devoted and invested sponsors and partners!

From the bottom of our hearts thank you, thank you, thank you to all who participated and donated in this years 25th Annual Golf Tournament in March!

With the investment of our sponsors and partners (UTRGV-VAMOS), (HSF-VAMOS) VAMOS awarded $750,000 in scholarships to 60 students this week!

This week was such a whirlwind full of emotion! All this would not be possible without the support of our amazing, devoted and invested sponsors and partners!

From the bottom of our hearts thank you, thank you, thank you to all who participated and donated in this years 25th Annual Golf Tournament in March!

With the investment of our sponsors and partners (UTRGV-VAMOS), (HSF-VAMOS) VAMOS awarded $750,000 in scholarships to 60 students this week!

Looking from something sweet? Tomorrow is the last day to purchase your cookies with a portion of the proceeds going to ...
07/31/2021

Looking from something sweet? Tomorrow is the last day to purchase your cookies with a portion of the proceeds going to VAMOS!

Ty Chick-fil-A!

Tomorrow is the last day to help support @vamos1996! Stop by today or tomorrow & purchase a Chocolate Chunk Cookie to change the lives of college students! 🍪

What an amazing week!!! We were able to go surprise some of our 2021 VAMOS Scholar!!! Congrats to all the 2021 VAMOS sch...
07/31/2021

What an amazing week!!! We were able to go surprise some of our 2021 VAMOS Scholar!!! Congrats to all the 2021 VAMOS scholarship recipients!!! 💪🏻👏🏻🙌🏻🎓

07/30/2021
07/30/2021
Thank You IDEA Mission for assisting us with the surprise of one of your students!
07/29/2021

Thank You IDEA Mission for assisting us with the surprise of one of your students!

Our Rio Grande Valley community often faces financial hardships, but this shouldn’t impede our graduating high school seniors from fulfilling their dreams of obtaining a higher education!

The VAMOS scholarship strives to help commendable students begin and finish their post-secondary education with the financial assistance of our scholarships.

Congratulations Carlos Perez Gazca!
Today he was surprised with a $16,000 Scholarship that will ensure he matriculates to Clark University this Fall!

07/29/2021

Surprising our Traditional VAMOS Scholarship recipients this week!

Started off our week surprising McAllen ISD students! Thank you to all sponsors, Dr. González and the McAllen ISD team f...
07/29/2021

Started off our week surprising McAllen ISD students! Thank you to all sponsors, Dr. González and the McAllen ISD team for joining in on the fun!

07/29/2021

Change the lives of college students by purchasing a Chocolate Chunk Cookie now through July 31st!

A portion of sales will be donated to Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships - VAMOS ! 😊

07/29/2021
07/29/2021

The Hiring Event continues! Get your resumes ready and head to Bert Ogden Arena today from 3-7pm & Thursday, July 1st from 3-7pm.

Golden Grape Entertainment is looking for motivated individuals that are ready to work.

Positions available:
•Food and Beverage
•Parking
•Security
•Ushers/Ticket Takers

*Walk-in Interviews*
*Please bring resume*

07/29/2021

Chick-fil-A® Rio Grande Valley is changing the lives of students in our communities by teaming up with VAMOS Scholars, an organization that provides students with renewable financial assistance for up to four years or until graduation from college. From July 26 – 31, 2021 with every purchase of a Chocolate Chunk Cookie (individual or 6-pack) participating Chick-fil-A® Rio Grande Valley restaurants will donate a portion of sales to VAMOS Scholars. Place your order through the Chick-fil-A® App to pick up your treat. It’s the little things that can make a big difference.

Grateful to be the selected nonprofit designated for cookie sale proceeds to benefit our scholarship recipients! Blessed...
07/28/2021

Grateful to be the selected nonprofit designated for cookie sale proceeds to benefit our scholarship recipients!

Blessed beyond measure! Changing the lives of our scholars one cookie at a time! Visit any Chick-fil-A Valley wide!

Make a difference for their future!
Purchase a Chocolate Chunk Cookie starting today until July 31st and a portion of sales will be donated to Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships - VAMOS .

Stop by at any Chick-fil-A in the RGV this week and help VAMOS by purchasing a cookie 🍪 🐥 🎓 🙌🏻Want to win a Chick-fil-A ...
07/28/2021

Stop by at any Chick-fil-A in the RGV this week and help VAMOS by purchasing a cookie 🍪 🐥 🎓 🙌🏻

Want to win a Chick-fil-A gift card? Tag us with your purchase & share this post! Winner will be announced July 31st!

Change the lives of college students by purchasing a Chocolate Chunk Cookie now through July 31st! 🍪

A portion of sales will be donated to Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships - VAMOS 😊

07/09/2021

CKF Sports is back and we need you to help make our baseball camp a home run! ⚾⚾

If you're interested in volunteering, click the link below! ⬇

We can't wait to have you back with us again!
https://capablekids.wufoo.com/forms/mvt00ek116h1wk/

07/07/2021

We can’t educate and empower our community, without your help!

Contact #AACTNOW at (956) 664-2228 or inf[email protected] to volunteer today!

Address

800 N. Main St. Suite 410
McAllen, TX
78501

General information

The Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities & Scholarships (VAMOS) is a nonprofit organization run primarily by devoted volunteers. In March of 1996, 62 local business and community leaders assembled to improve and broaden the educational opportunities for students in South Texas. Its main function is to raise money for academically accomplished Hispanic students. Every year, VAMOS sponsors four-year scholarships to deserving high school graduates from various backgrounds for enrollment at a university of their choice. In addition, VAMOS not only supports students by paying for tuition & books but helps with motivation and encouragement through its Mentoring Program which monitors students throughout their college careers to ensure their success.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(956) 800-4085

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Today I was honored to meet #MarkTorres, Columbia University Senior, and his lovely Mom, at a political event. I was happy to introduce them to our Hidalgo County elected officials.
My Daughter Leena brought in 2020 in New Delhi ,India! She is One of your VAMOS Recipients attending Texas A& M in College Station! (Pictured at the Taj Mahal)
MARK TORRES COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ALMA MATER!
THANK YOU VAMOS!!!!