Without the support of volunteers who contribute to Brightening Birthdays™, the yearly milestones of the children in our shelters may come and go, unrecognized.
Uplifting All People
Volunteers of America-Greater New York has been at the forefront of social service since 1896, and today, is one of the largest nonprofit developers and providers of permanent, supportive housing in the country.
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Create Your Operation Backpack® Fundraising Team Today!
We're gearing up for Operation Backpack® 2018 and so can you! Register your team now to be a part of this vital, city-wide campaign to provide brand new backpacks, full of supplies to children who are homeless.
On the Issues: Catching Up with New York's Aging Population
Each day, 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old. New York City’s senior population is growing larger, living longer, and getting poorer. Several factors are causing older adults to age into poverty and oftentimes homelessness.
domestic violence survivors and their children found emergency 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