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  • November 20, 2018

    Thanksgiving in Puerto Rico with Culture 2100

    Denise Boudreau-Scott, co-founder of Culture 2100, explains how they gathered in Puerto Rico last week to talk about improving culture in organizations while also sponsoring a Thanksgiving dinner party with a band for the 100 elderly residents of Miramar Housing, an affordable housing complex in Puerto Rico.

  • October 19, 2018

    Volunteers of America of Illinois

    Founded in 1896, Volunteers of America of Illinois is one of the organization's oldest local offices. For over 122 years, Volunteers of America of Illinois has met the critical needs of children, families and more throughout the state.

  • August 17, 2018

    Men of Rafiki: A Program Geared Towards Reducing Recidivism

    The word “Rafiki" is Swahili for "friend" and Men of Rafiki is a re-entry program celebrating the culture and strengths of African American men. The program serves up to 90 men in three Minnesota State Correctional Facilities each year and continues providing support to them as they leave incarceration and build a new life on the outside.

  • July 20, 2018

    Learn How we Helped a Young Man with Intellectual Disabilities Thrive

    With the help of Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana, Clay, born with special needs and intellectual disabilities, has thrived living independently and finding a job at a hotel. Listen to his remarkable story as told lovingly by his brother Blair.

  • May 17, 2018

    Sung-hyun Park Wins The 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic

    Sung-hyun Park won The 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic Tournament and received the Kathy Whitworth Trophy from Ms. Whitworth herself. Volunteers of America — proud host of the LPGA Texas Classic — helps America's most vulnerable lead healthy, safe, and productive lives.

  • April 6, 2018

    Volunteers of America's 2017 Annual Report

    Volunteers of America recognizes the fine lines that often separate us as a people, but together with you, we are erasing those lines. We are growing our diverse family that welcomes and includes all people, meeting them where they are. Watch our annual report video to learn more how, in 2017, we helped more than 1 million people.

  • March 1, 2018

    122 Years of Helping Those in Need

    Since 1896, Volunteers of America has been helping America's most vulnerable men, women and children. And 122 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.

  • 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 122 Years of Service

    This year, we are proud to mark our 122nd 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.

  • 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.