More than 350 guests gathered at this year's gala to celebrate the Spirit of the Founders Honorees David Matera and The OOH PITCH Team for their unparalleled generosity.
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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Celebrating A Rich History
On March 8, 1896, Maud & Ballington Booth founded Volunteers of America and pledged to “go wherever we are needed, and do whatever comes to hand.” We are proud to carry on their legacy 121 years later.
The 2017 Operation Backpack® Campaign is Underway!
Last year's Operation Backpack®, NYC's largest back-to-school drive, distributed close to 19,000 filled backpacks to ensure our most vulnerable students started the school year prepared.
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
older adults are safely aging in place in their community with our support