VOA-Greater New York Blog

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  • November 16, 2018

    Help Our Seniors Stay Warm This Winter!

    We aim to collect 92 of the coziest bathrobes for formerly homeless adults and veterans over the age of 55 at our East 12th Street Residence, so that they're comfortable this holiday season — physically and emotionally.

  • October 10, 2018

    Partner Spotlight: CPS Events at The Plaza

    CPS Events at The Plaza has been involved in making VOA-GNY events a success for years.

  • October 5, 2018

    How to Help with Our Holiday Drives

    During the holidays, we hold two gift drives that help brighten the lives of those in our care. You can bring some much needed cheer to your neighbors in need!

  • September 27, 2018

    November Volunteer Opportunities

    Here are the volunteer opportunities for November 2018.

  • September 10, 2018

    October Volunteer Opportunities

    Here are the October 2018 volunteer opportunities.

  • August 5, 2018

    Paying it Forward: How One Volunteer's Past Inspired Her to Give

    Giselle was compelled to volunteer at Operation Backpack® since she also experienced homelessness as a child. Read her story.

  • June 21, 2018

    Be Part of the #OBPFirstDay Campaign!

    Starting on July 9, share a favorite “First Day of School” photo of yourself (or a child in your life) on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook with #OBPFirstDay. Using the hashtag will make a $2 donation, to Operation Backpack®​’s 2018 campaign.

  • June 15, 2018

    2018 Operation Backpack® Kickoff Breakfast

    On June 7, we held our annual Operation Backpack®​ kickoff breakfast at The Oak Room of The Plaza.

  • June 13, 2018

    July Volunteer Opportunities

    Opportunities to volunteer in July 2018.

  • May 31, 2018

    Featured Partner: Tom Haymond and Creative Mobile Technologies

    Since its founding, Volunteers of America has relied on the kindness of generous New Yorkers who are compelled by our mission to help individuals and families in need create positive and lasting change to live safe, healthy, and productive lives. This tradition continues today through the support of Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT) and Executive Vice President of Media, Tom Haymond.