Press Releases & Other VOA-GNY News
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March 23, 2021
Women's History Month Event at Bushwick Family Residence Honors Exceptional Women from the Community
An outdoor ceremony was held at our family shelter in Bushwick to recognize Assistant Chief Judith Harrison, Commanding Officer of Patrol Borough Brooklyn North (NYPD) and NYC Department of Education Liaison Jeanette Wright for their support and service to the community.
March 2, 2021
VOA-GNY Joins Other Nonprofits in Calling on Governor Cuomo For Federal COVID-19 Education Relief Funding
Volunteers of America-Greater New York, along with over 75 other NYC nonprofit organizations, write a letter to Governor Cuomo urging him to ensure NYC gets its full federal COVID-19 education relief funding.
February 23, 2021
Volunteers of America-Greater New York has received a one-year grant of $183,347 for East Clarke Place Senior Residence in the Bronx.
February 17, 2021
Read the written testimony provided by VOA-GNY's President & CEO at a City Council hearing on "COVID-19 and Seniors: Addressing Equity, Access to the Vaccine, and Scheduling Vaccination Appointments Online in NYC."
October 29, 2020
Myung Lee, President & CEO of VOA-Greater New York, responds to New York City's recent decision to provide WiFi to all of the city's family and domestic violence shelters.
October 15, 2020
Volunteers of America-Greater New York Launches Campaign to Provide WiFi at Its Homeless and Domestic Violence Shelters
Volunteers of America-Greater New York announced the launch of an ambitious fundraising campaign to provide internet access at each of the organization’s seven family homeless and domestic violence shelters.
July 10, 2020
VOA-Greater New York Awarded Over $30 Million to Operate Two Domestic Violence Shelters in the Bronx
Grants from the NYC Human Resources Administration will support emergency and transitional shelters for survivors of domestic violence and their families.
June 15, 2020
As part of pilot program spearheaded by Feed the Frontlines NYC, 1,000 chef-prepared meals are being served to individuals living in VOA-Greater New York shelters and supportive housing programs, as well as frontline staff, every day.
June 9, 2020
Customers shopping at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in the New York metropolitan area (including Long Island, Albany and Hudson Valley) and select New Jersey locations will be able to donate to Operation Backpack® 2020.
May 19, 2020
Our everyday mission at VOA-Greater New York is to help the families and individuals we serve overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. We are committed to doing everything we can to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our clients, staff and volunteers safe.