Helping America's most vulnerable® by CORT Provides Support by Offering Renters a Charitable Donation Option


Contact: David Burch
Volunteers of America
(703) 341-5054 or

Alexandria, VA. (November 9, 2014) – Volunteers of America, one of the nation’s leading human service charities, has been chosen by CORT Business Services and as beneficiary of a new program that allows renters who find their apartments through to make a $100 donation to the organization.

“At Volunteers of America, we are honored and grateful to by CORT for their generous support, which will help further our mission to serve America’s most vulnerable people,” said Volunteers of America National President and CEO Mike King.

Volunteers of America is one of the largest nonprofit developers and providers of affordable housing in the United States. The organization owns and operates approximately 380 affordable housing properties that provide more than 17,000 affordable units to approximately 25,000 people each year. Volunteers of America is also one of the leading nonprofit providers in the United States of affordable senior housing, skilled nursing care and assisted living for seniors, serving more than 8,000 older Americans nationally in programs specifically aimed at the age-related needs. is the first leading apartment internet listing service to offer this charitable donation option in lieu of a $100 Visa gift card. For more information, please visit

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About Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America’s most vulnerable groups, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps almost 2.5 million people in over 400 communities. Our work touches the mind, body, heart and ultimately the spirit of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.

About by CORT aims to provide the most extensive apartment inventory to make apartment searches as easy and effective as possible. users can also take advantage of the site’s unique offerings including a commute time calculator, self-guided property tours and integrated neighborhood information. is the first leading apartment internet listing service to offer this charitable donation option in lieu of a $100 Visa gift card. When donating to VOA, renters will still receive a $100 credit for use at CORT - in addition to their donation. For more information, please visit