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September 7, 2017
In response to the devastation caused by flooding in the Houston area, Volunteers of America has established the Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund to provide emergency relief and rebuilding assistance for those in need.
July 25, 2017
Volunteers of America partnered with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to understand and treat the effects of “moral injury” suffered by American veterans and others who have experienced life-changing trauma. The foundation recently invested almost $1 million to help Volunteers of America establish the “Spiritual Resilience Training Program."
July 18, 2017
Volunteers of America is part of a coalition of national nonprofit organizations dedicated to preserving affordable health care. The coalition has published a statement urging Congress not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without replacing it with equal or better coverage.
October 25, 2016
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, in partnership with Volunteers of America, today launched a collection of resources specifically designed to support veterans who may be transitioning to the civilian workforce or seeking to enhance their active duty career opportunities. Central to these resources is a new webinar series, which begins today, developed by Sodexo’s Talent Acquisition team.
October 13, 2016
Faith United Against Alzheimer’s today announced that Volunteers of America has joined the Coalition, a positive step in acknowledging and confronting the devastation Alzheimer’s is wreaking in communities across the nation.
September 14, 2016
The grant to Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans will help address the critical housing needs of veterans and is part of more than $1.75 million in funding announced for nine Volunteers of America veterans housing programs in eight states. This funding will help improve or build 219 units of housing for veterans, including up to 64 earmarked specifically for women veterans.
September 1, 2016
Today, The Home Depot Foundation announces it will grow its commitment to veteran-related causes to a quarter of a billion dollars by 2020. The Home Depot Foundation has focused on U.S. military veteran support since 2011. Today's increased commitment will help address continued veteran challenges.
August 8, 2016
The Home Depot Foundation Pledges More Than $1.75 Million to Volunteers of America to Provide Homes and Services to Veterans
The Home Depot® Foundation has pledged more than $1.75 million in new veteran housing grants. Since beginning its partnership with Volunteers of America in 2011, the foundation has given nearly $11.3 million to improve housing for homeless veterans and their families.
July 1, 2016
Volunteers of America Honors Juice Plus+ Founder and President Jay Martin with its 2016 Ballington and Maud Booth Award
Volunteers of America awarded its highest honor, the 2016 Ballington and Maud Booth Award, to Juice Plus+ Founder and President Jay Martin in recognition of almost three decades dedicated in support of America’s most vulnerable people.
April 11, 2016
Major League baseball players will award $2,000 college scholarships to 20 outstanding high school students in recognition of their dedication to community service and tireless efforts to encourage others to get involved with causes they believe in. Each scholarship recipient is a member of the Action Team® national youth volunteer program.