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.

  • July 12, 2017

    Action Team Short Documentary: Hishaam's Story

    Hishaam, an Action Team captain and volunteer, discusses the importance of volunteering and working with Major League Baseball players through the Action Team youth volunteer program.

  • July 12, 2017

    Action Team Short Documentary: Rachel's Story

    Rachel, a high school volunteer and Action Team captain, discusses the importance of volunteering and working with MLB players through the Action Team program and assisting kids at The Cleveland Clinic.

  • July 12, 2017

    2017 Action Team PSA

    Volunteers of America and the Major League Baseball Players Trust have teamed up to encourage high school students to get involved. Youth volunteers, along with Major League baseball players, have formed Action Teams to deliver an important message—volunteering is fun and personally rewarding!

  • 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.