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May 19, 2020
Myung J. Lee has been appointed the next President & Chief Executive Officer of Volunteers of America-Greater New York. Ms. Lee succeeds Tere Pettitt, who announced her retirement plans last summer after 18 years with VOA-Greater New York.
April 17, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we must drastically rethink how we run Operation Backpack® 2020. We cannot rely on public backpack drives or teams of corporate volunteers. Instead, we must raise $500,000 if we are to meet our goal of a full backpack for every child in a NYC shelter who needs one.
February 18, 2020
In January, presumably on one of the coldest nights of the year, thousands of volunteers gathered to canvass the streets in every borough of New York City as part of the Homeless Outreach Population Estimate, or HOPE Count.
February 1, 2020
We are delighted to announce that Volunteers of America-Greater New York has received a $200,000 grant from The New York Community Trust to fund our outcomes evaluation work.
December 10, 2019
Volunteers of America-Greater New York Honors Cushman & Wakefield at Its 24th Annual Fundraising Gala
Volunteers of America-Greater New York honored Cushman & Wakefield at its 24th annual fundraising gala at The Plaza on Monday, presenting them with the 2019 Spirit of the Founders Award.
December 4, 2019
Wendy Williams and Snax-Sational Brands hosted an event on Giving Tuesday in support of Operation Backpack®.
October 22, 2019
Volunteers of America-Greater New York announced today that its Board Chairman, Gerard Cunningham, has been recognized as a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow.
September 19, 2019
Construction of East Clarke Place Senior Residence has reached the halfway point, marked by a "topping out" ceremony on September 18, 2019.
September 10, 2019
Volunteers of America announced its commitment to moral injury research and care on September 10, 2019 by unveiling a new campaign titled "The War Inside" in New York’s Times Square, coinciding with World Suicide Prevention Day.
August 29, 2019
Volunteers of America-Greater New York and Operation Backpack® were featured on the TODAY Show on Thursday, August 29, as key partners and hosts from the show helped pack the final 500 backpacks needed to fulfill this year's requests.