Schwan’s Orders Benefit Teenage Girls: Nov. 17, 2018-April 1, 2019

Schwan’s Cares Supports Like a Boss! November 17, 2018 – April 1, 2019 This season Schwan’s Cares is raising money for Like a Boss, La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation’s new leadership program for teenage girls in Irving. By placing a food order through, a portion of the sales will come back in support of Like A Boss! You … Read More

Let’s Play Bingo! November 3, 2018

Sushi and Bingo

Let’s Play Bingo! Saturday, November 3, 2018 Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Game play begins promptly at 1:45 p.m. Tickets Individual Tickets $50.00 Table Sponsors $500.00 Includes: Tickets, Table, and Bingo supplies for eight (8) people Two bottles of wine or bubbly for the table Eight additional bingo cards for the table Register and Purchase Tickets or Table Sponsorships Prizes … Read More

Wine and Cheese Tasting: October 15, 2018

Like a Boss Wine Tasting

Like a Boss Monday, October 15, 2018 (At the Toyota Music Factory Across the Street from Bar Louis’ Back Patio.) Join us for an evening of Wine Tasting at Nosh and Bottle as La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation prepares to kick off a New Adventure! Like a Boss prepares high school girls to be more independent and confident as … Read More

Graduates of La Buena Vida Find Brotherhood

Joy Goodrum and State Representative Rodney Anderson with the gradautes of La Buena Vida

Patrons of Hope Irving Church and supporters of La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation gathered to celebrate the high school graduation of Robert Williams, Jaylon McNeil, Mario Zarazuat, Ezequiel Lopez Torres, and Timothy “T.J.” Doby with a burger cookout and cakes. Joy Goodrum, executive director of La Buena Vida (LBV), beamed as she called the graduates to the stage to … Read More

La Buena Vida Youth Foundation is Now an AmazonSmile Charity!


La Buena Vida Youth Foundation is now an AmazonSmile charity! When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice! To make sure La Buena Vida benefits from your Amazon purchases, you simply need to log on to your Amazon account a different way. Instead of logging … Read More

Order from Fish City Grill and Help La Buena Vida Youth! September 4, 2018

Fish City Grill Las Colinas benefits La Buena Vida

Order from Fish City Grill and Help La Buena Vida Youth! Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Fish City Grill — Las Colinas 7750 North MacArthur #160 Irving, TX 75063 Help La Buena Vida’s youth leadership programs in the high schools and middle schools of Irving ISD! On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, all Fish City Grill branches will be donating 15% of … Read More

Get Up and Give on North Texas Giving Day: September 20, 2018

2018 La Buena Vida North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day is Back! Mark your calendar for this big event that supports North Texas nonprofits. Thursday, September 20, 2018 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight (Central) #NTxGivingDay DONATION LINK Add North Texas Giving Day to your calendar! This special day enables La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation to take advantage of incentives that multiply the impact of donations … Read More

Graduation Bash and Cookout: June 4, 2018

2018 Graduation Celebration

Celebrating our 2018 Graduates! Monday, June 4, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Hope Irving Church 1646 W. Irving Blvd Irving, TX 75061 (At the corner of West Irving Blvd and Pioneer) On Monday, June 4, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Board of La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation will have a La Buena Vida Graduation Bash … Read More

La Buena Vida Programs Travels to the Capital

La Buena Vida Family Road Trip

All seven of La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation’s residents, who live in the LBV Living transitional housing program, went on a “La Buena Vida Family Road Trip” to Austin, TX, where they had a private, behind the scenes tour of the Texas State Capitol with State Representative, Rodney Anderson. The group was also able to receive special permission from … Read More

La Buena Vida Casino De Mayo Poker Tournament Benefit: May 11, 2018

Casino De Mayo

Save the Date! Casino De Mayo Poker Tournament Benefit Friday, May 11, 2018 AMLI Las Colinas 1050 Lake Carolyn Irving, TX 75039 Get your poker face ready! Join us for the second annual La Buena Vida Casino Night and Poker Tournament Benefit — Casino De Mayo — on Friday, May 11, 2018. Activities for the evening include: Texas Hold’em Tournament … Read More