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Uplifting All People

Volunteers of America is the charity that always steps forward to help the most vulnerable. For over 119 years, we have taken on the most difficult tasks to help the most under-served.

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  • Send Food, Hope, and Help for Thanksgiving

    This holiday season, we invite you to change someone's life. All you have to do is give a gift from our Spirit of Giving catalog. When you choose a gift and make your most heartfelt donation, you'll rush help and hope to those who need it most. Whether you warm cold hands or someone's heart, you'll give a vulnerable neighbor a happy holiday and the strength to start a new day.

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  • The Difference Kindness Makes

    Get inspired by profiles of our employees who are living their faith through service—and meet some of the veterans, seniors and struggling families whose lives they’ve transformed. Read on or sign up for monthly Living Their Faith updates to celebrate the victories that faithful service is making possible for our neighbors in need.

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  • Create Miracles this #GivingTuesday and Holiday Season

    Countless Americans are facing a holiday season filled with uncertainty—unsure of where they’ll find a warm meal, a safe place to stay, or the support they need to stay off the streets. From #GivingTuesday through the holiday season, you can help make miracles possible by celebrating our inspiring stories—and by sharing the inspiration with your friends and family.

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  • 2,000,000

    more than 2 million people helped annually

  • 110,000

    kids and young people given opportunities they could never have imagined

  • 21,000

    veterans whose lives we have helped improve

  • 35,000

    individuals and families impacted by incarceration helped

  • 15,000

    individuals with intellectual disabilities empowered to be independent and involved in their communities

  • 277,000

    older adults cared for, housed and loved

  • 83,000

    homeless individuals assisted

  • 25,000

    people housed in our 17,149 affordable housing units in 377 properties