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    With your help, we provide a home to thousands of people in need.

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    Start the New Year With a Life-Changing Gift

    Your generosity supports the vital work we do to ensure tens of thousands of our neighbors in need—including children and their families, veterans and older adults—are safe and thriving.

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    "More than ever, seniors need affordable housing"

    Myung Lee, President & CEO of VOA-GNY, writes about the affordable housing crisis impacting the nation's aging population and how we're responding as an organization. Read the article in the New York Daily News.

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    Thank You for Supporting Operation Backpack® 2020

    Despite the disruptions caused by COVID-19, together we safely provided 18,000 children living in NYC homeless and domestic violence shelters with new backpacks and grade-specific school supplies.

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Our service area includes New York City, Westchester County & 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.

  • 3,200

    men, women and children are housed each night

  • 813

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

  • 18,000

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

  • 843

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

  • 299

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

  • 55

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