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Volunteers of America touches the lives of almost 2 million people in 400 communities across the United States each year. Since 1896, our highly-trained and dedicated staff, numbered at over 16,000, and volunteer corps have worked, not only to serve those most in need, but also have strived to innovate and transform the way in which these services are delivered. These human service leaders offer a wealth of expertise in their fields, whether it's providing care and services to low-income seniors, developing and managing affordable housing, finding shelter and services for homeless veterans, or helping those in prison re-build family relationships that lead to successful lives.

For media-related inquiries, please contact David Burch, Senior Director, Communications, at dburch@voa.org or (703) 341-5054.

VIDEOS

  • Pro Golfer Cheyenne Woods Promotes Our Hard Work Helping America's Most Vulnerable

    Pro golfer Cheyenne Woods from the LPGA teamed up with Volunteers of America to promote our hard work helping America's most vulnerable people. Volunteers of America is proud to be the title sponsor of the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, the only LPGA tour stop in the state of Texas. The tournament features the best female golfers in the world and Cheyenne is one of them.

  • 46.2 Million Americans Live in Poverty

    In America, 744,313 people are homeless on any given night. And according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 46.2 million Americans are now living in poverty.

  • Our Commitment to Veterans

    Since World War I, Volunteers of America has provided direct services to veterans and connected them to other organizations that can help.

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News Releases

  • September 7, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund to Help Houston-Area Clients and Staff Displaced by Flooding

    In response to the devastation caused by flooding in the Houston area, Volunteers of America has established the Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund to provide emergency relief and rebuilding assistance for those in need.

  • July 25, 2017

    Helping Those Struggling with Moral Injuries

    Volunteers of America partnered with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to understand and treat the effects of “moral injury” suffered by American veterans and others who have experienced life-changing trauma. The foundation recently invested almost $1 million to help Volunteers of America establish the “Spiritual Resilience Training Program."

  • July 18, 2017

    Volunteers of America Supports a Bipartisan Approach to Health Care Reform

    Volunteers of America is part of a coalition of national nonprofit organizations dedicated to preserving affordable health care. The coalition has published a statement urging Congress not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without replacing it with equal or better coverage.

News and Events

  • October 5, 2017

    Home Depot Volunteers Improve Senior Housing Community in Loudon, NH

    Home Depot employees recently volunteered their time building a gazebo for the senior residents of Volunteers of America Northern New England’s Richard Brown House, an affordable housing community for low-income seniors.

  • September 22, 2017

    Home Depot Volunteers Improve Veterans Transitional Home in Billings, MT

    Home Depot volunteers painted, built closets and provided new stoves to Independence Hall, a 20-bed men's transitional housing facility located in Billings, MT for honorably discharged veterans. The facility operates 24 hours a day and includes a full kitchen, a laundry room, dining and living space which includes a TV area, computer & resource room, a conference room and an outside area.

  • September 18, 2017

    Volunteers of America Opposes the Graham/Cassidy Bill

    Sixteen patient and provider groups oppose the proposal put forward by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.), and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) that will negatively impact patients’ access to adequate and affordable health coverage and care.