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  • Once a Member of the VOA Family, Always a Member

    Nina came to us when she left her abusive relationship. She kept coming back because she found safety and family at VOA.

  • This Veteran Found Comfort Among His Peers

    Rick, a Marine Corps veteran and three-time Purple Heart recipient, has struggled with Post-Traumatic Stress since leaving the service in 1972. Through support from his peers, and vice versa, he's starting to feel the weight lifting off of his shoulders.

  • Learning to Fly

    Since coming to VOA, Jacob has gotten a job, traveled across the country, and is working on getting his drivers license, all while learning how to manage both an intellectual disability and a mental illness.


  • September 17, 2018

    Operation Backpack® 2018 Thank You

    THANK YOU for helping 20,000 children go back to school with new, full backpacks, excited and ready to learn!

  • Operation Backpack® on Fox 5

    Fox 5 New York profiles Operation Backpack® featuring interviews with VOA-GNY President and CEO Tere Pettitt and backpack recipient 11 year old Heaven.

  • How to Make a Paper Flower Bouquet

    Moms are often our biggest champions, whether we’re eight or 68. This year, you can show appreciation for all the "mothers" in your lives in six easy steps.

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