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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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  • Renew Your Support in 2016 — Change a Life

    It's a new year, but for our struggling neighbors, each day brings a new struggle. Families are counting on us for help this winter. Will you be there for them now? When you renew your support, our staff and volunteers can deliver food and vital services to our most vulnerable neighbors. With your help, the hungry and hurting will have access to life-changing programs. Renew your support now — so others can renew their lives in 2016.

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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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  • More Than 2 Million People Helped Annually

    Our mission to help America’s most vulnerable is realized through the more than 2 million people Volunteers of America serves. And we recognize that in today’s world so many things seem uncertain. Every night you watch the news you are reminded of just how uncertain the world really is. 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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  • 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