The Agnes Varis Charitable Trust, established to honor pharmaceutical business leader Agnes Varis' legacy of philanthropy and community betterment, has awarded Volunteers of America-Greater New York a grant of $100,000 in support of its 2015 Operation Backpack campaign.
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Volunteers of America has been at the forefront of social service since 1896, and today, is one of the largest nonprofit developers and providers of affordable housing in the country.
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Creston Avenue Residence featured in Housing+Health
The National Housing Conference & Center for Housing Policy featured our Creston Avenue residence in a recent issue of Housing + Health, illustrating the intersection of supportive housing and improved well being of the homeless.
domestic violence survivors and their children found safe, dignified housing as we guided them toward self-sufficiency
children began the school year confident and prepared thanks to Operation Backpack®
vets in our continuum of care, from homelessness prevention to permanent supportive housing
pre-school age children served by our two Early Learning Centers
at-risk youth find stability and support as we help them prepare for independent adulthood
older adults are safely aging in place in their community with our support