Volunteers of America touches the lives of 2 million people in 400 communities across the United States each year. Since 1896, our highly-trained and dedicated staff, numbered at over 16,000, and volunteer corps have worked, not only to serve those most in need, but also have strived to innovate and transform the way in which these services are delivered. These human service leaders offer a wealth of expertise in their fields, whether it’s providing care and services to low-income seniors, developing and managing affordable housing, finding shelter and services for homeless veterans, or helping those in prison re-build family relationships that lead to successful lives.
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Volunteers of America is the charity that always steps forward to help the most vulnerable. For over 115 years, we have taken on the most difficult tasks to help the most underserved.
In America, 744,313 people are homeless on any given night. And according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 46.2 million Americans are now living in poverty.
Since World War I, Volunteers of America has provided direct services to veterans and connected them to other organizations that can help.
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May 12, 2015
Too often, veterans have a difficult time securing quality employment as part of the transition from military to civilian life. There is a need for more resources to help them do so, according to a new study released today by Volunteers of America in partnership with the University of Southern California’s Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families.
March 9, 2015
Volunteers of America is proud to extend its longstanding partnership with CBS EcoMedia as an inaugural member of the “Viewers to Volunteers” (V2V) community. Viewers to Volunteers is a new digital platform that empowers consumers to support causes they care about in a simple, fun – and free! – new way.
February 24, 2015
Volunteers of America has teamed with Niagara Bottling, the largest private-label bottled water supplier in the United States, to establish a new national collaboration that promises many exciting opportunities to enhance the lives of disadvantaged children and youth.
February 4, 2015
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced today that Volunteers of America will serve as the title sponsor for the Tour’s stop in North Texas. The Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout will be held April 27-May 3, 2015, and will be played at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas, for the third consecutive year.
December 18, 2014
The formation of this partnership will establish a platform within Volunteers of America to support and respond to anticipated demand within the senior living and care industry for new products and services to meet the needs of the future.
November 19, 2014
Because of a generous grant provided by Capital One, Volunteers of America has now launched a new online portal that will allow it to better connect with consumers seeking the organization’s behavioral and mental health services nationwide.