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Uplifting All People
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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Agnes Varis Trust Donates $100K to Operation Backpack
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.
VOA Unveils Creston Avenue Residence
We are thrilled to announce our newest permanent housing residence, located in the Fordham section of the Bronx, which is answering the need for affordable housing options in the New York City community.
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