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    Help ensure the success of Operation Backpack® 2020.

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  • Unconditional Support

    Skilled and compassionate VOA-Greater New York Staff helped Lisa get clean after her battles with addiction and homelessness.

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  • Leave No One Behind

    Edwin and Derek are graduates of Battle Buddy Bridge®, our innovative program that trains vets to be peer specialists.

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News and Events

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    Volunteers of America-Greater New York Honors Cushman & Wakefield at Its 24th Annual Gala

    Volunteers of America-Greater New York honored Cushman & Wakefield at its 24th annual fundraising gala at The Plaza on December 9, 2019, presenting them with the 2019 Spirit of the Founders Award for leading the way in community involvement.

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    VOA-GNY Board Chairman Gerard Cunningham is Recognized as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow

    Volunteers of America-Greater New York announced today that its Board Chairman, Gerard Cunningham, has been recognized as a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow.

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    "Topping Out" Our New Supportive Housing Residence for Older Adults, Clarke Place

    Construction of VOA-GNY's Clarke Place Senior Residence in the Bronx surpassed the halfway point, marked by a "topping out" ceremony held on September 18, 2019. The residence, now 56% complete, will help address the growing demand for subsidized housing for older adults.

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Our service area includes the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey

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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.

  • 734

    domestic violence survivors and their children found emergency housing as we guided them toward self-sufficiency

  • 20,000

    children began the school year confident and prepared thanks to Operation Backpack®

  • 1,096

    vets in our continuum of care, from homelessness prevention to permanent supportive housing

  • 339

    pre-school age children served by our two Early Learning Centers

  • 76

    at-risk youth find stability and support as we help them prepare for independent adulthood