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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 Thanksgiving, there are children and families with little to be thankful for. They're facing another day with nothing to eat and nothing to hope for. Please make this a happy Thanksgiving by providing a less fortunate child or family with a meal or the hope, care, and emergency services they desperately need.

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  • Helping More Than 2 Million People

    Our mission to help the most vulnerable was realized again this past year through the more than 2 million people we served. We recognize that in today’s world so many things seem uncertain. And yet, one thing that is certain is that we will be shining a light on America’s most vulnerable in every community we touch.

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  • Rock Your Best Richard Simmons!

    The “Rock Your Richard” Charity Campaign is a friendly two-week costume challenge where fans will submit pictures of themselves dressed up in their best Richard costume. For each picture submitted, you can choose to have a donation made to Volunteers of America or three other nonprofits.

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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