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Uplifting All People

Volunteers of America is the charity that always steps forward to help the most vulnerable. For over 118 years, we have taken on the most difficult tasks to help the most under-served.

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    Send Help and Hope for Thanksgiving

    The holidays should bring a promise of hope and joy. But many of our neighbors continue to suffer the heartbreaking effects of poverty. Your gift today can place food on a hungry family’s table, shelter a homeless neighbor, or provide other vital services to those in greatest need. Please answer someone’s prayers this Thanksgiving.

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

    As part of its ongoing work with people with Alzheimer’s and their families and caregivers, Volunteers of America is supporting the documentary feature film, “I’ll Be Me,” chronicling Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour.

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    GivingTuesday - A Day Dedicated to the Spirit of Giving

    GivingTuesday, December 2, 2014, is about appreciating one’s good fortune by giving back. Join thousands of other generous and compassionate Americans by celebrating the day. Your gift to Volunteers of America will make a real difference, providing hope and comfort for those who are struggling.

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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