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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.

News and Events

  • Hurricane Katrina - The Aftermath and Recovery

    As soon as Hurricane Katrina made landfall, Volunteers of America was mobilized along the Gulf Coast, serving the needs of our clients while also helping others left in need after the storm. In the years since, we have built hundreds of new homes to replace those destroyed by the storm, becoming one of the leading providers of affordable replacement housing in the region

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  • Join the 2015 Supporter Drive

    So many struggling neighbors have nowhere else to turn. The 2015 Volunteers of America Supporter Drive is your chance to help lead families out of poverty and toward self-sufficiency. Give today, and print your 2015 Supporter Certificate!

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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 Volunteers of America will be shining a light on America’s most vulnerable in every community it touches nationwide.

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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