Helping America's most vulnerable®


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  • July 31, 2017

    Ex-Offender Mentoring: Training Volunteers to Serve as Mentors in MN

    ​Amicus Ex-offender Mentoring, recently merged with Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin, has been training volunteers to serve as mentors for individual inmates across Minnesota for nearly 50 years. By visiting, writing, and listening to their One to One matches, our volunteers have helped thousands of ex-offenders successfully transition back into society.

  • March 14, 2017

    Celebrating 121 Years of Service

    This year, we are proud to mark our 121st anniversary. Founded in 1896 by Ballington and Maud Booth, today our programs reflect the changing times, addressing some of our nation's most pressing and complex needs. Learn more about the work we do across the country.

  • March 1, 2017

    121 Years of Helping Those in Need

    Since 1896, Volunteers of America has been helping America's most vulnerable men, women and children. And 121 years later, we have almost 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives. Learn more about our name and what “volunteer” meant back in 1896 when we were founded.

  • February 14, 2017

    Award-Winning Childhood Education Programs

    Volunteers of America Colorado Branch offers high quality early childhood education to students 3 to 5 years old. They are proud to provide the best environment for children to learn and have received a 4-Star Colorado Shines Rating.

  • January 31, 2017

    This is Why We Do What We Do™

    Over 560,000 Americans are homeless, 42.2 million people go hungry each night and 43.1 million Americans live in poverty. We help almost 2 million people a year.

  • January 4, 2017

    Thank You

    Your generous donation helps us make a difference in the lives of millions of people across the country each year. Thank you.

  • October 17, 2016

    Volunteers of America Texas - Helping Veterans Succeed

    At Volunteers of America Texas, they not only help with rehousing but offer case management services that increase veterans' likelihood of employment and improved income. They also provide medical and mental health referrals, child care and much more. With help from Volunteers of America Texas, veterans Ana and Josh were able to find jobs and stay in their home with their young son, Chris.

  • September 13, 2016

    Volunteers of America Illinois - Improving the Experience for Those Needing Assistance

    "My worst day is not as bad as some of our clients' every day experiences. Especially with the kids." An employee of Volunteers of America Illinois explained this when describing her work with foster children. Learn more about the veterans, foster kids and seniors Volunteers of America Illinois helps daily.

  • September 2, 2016

    Pro Golfer Gerina Piller and Volunteers of America Approach Problems From Every Angle

    Pro golfer Gerina Piller from the LPGA teamed up with Volunteers of America to promote our approaching the toughest problems from every angle. Volunteers of America is proud to be the title sponsor of the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, the only LPGA tour stop in the state of Texas. The tournament features the best female golfers in the world and Gerina is one of them.

  • August 19, 2016

    Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin Offers Waves of Hope to Those in Need

    At Volunteers of America, we aim to create waves of hope for our clients. Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin CEO Paula Hart, expresses the impact hope can have on clients' lives.