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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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    Important Notice: Your tax-deductible gifts

    This April, you’re probably itemizing your deductions and totaling your giving for the year. But do you know the true value of your giving? You’ve helped so many struggling Americans. Your tax-deductible donations change lives. Your past tax-deductible gifts gave more than 1,000 American veterans in crisis a chance to stay in their homes....and so much more.

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    Glen Campbell's Goodbye Tour - A Moving Account of Alzheimer's

    As part of our ongoing work with people with Alzheimer’s, we are supporting the documentary feature film, “I’ll Be Me,” chronicling Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour. As an exclusive nonprofit sponsor in the production, marketing and distribution of the film, we also developing educational and learning opportunities for families and care givers to learn more about dealing with Alzheimer’s.

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    The Economic and Employment Challenges Facing Veterans

    Join us on May 12th for the release of new research focused on the harsh economic realities faced by America’s veterans after they return home. A panel discussion will dive more deeply into the issues, strategies and solutions illuminated by the research. Job training and employment, affordable housing, and the physical and mental barriers to self-sufficiency will be explored.

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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