Our Impact

Stories to Read

  • A Community Called Home

    Bronx native Lenny, 67, experienced years of housing insecurity. VOA-GNY’s East Clarke Place Senior Residence finally provided him a home.

  • Cooking Up a Fresh Start

    While living on the street, John, a U.S. Navy veteran, picked up restaurant work whenever he could. VOA-GNY provided him with permanent supportive housing and the resources to thrive and fulfill his dream of becoming a chef. Now he’s getting ready to open his own restaurant.

  • Together as a Family, Always

    All Kelvin ever wanted was to be with his children—even when that meant entering shelter to stay together. The support he found at VOA-Greater New York’s family shelter in Bushwick, Brooklyn was all that he could hope for and more, as he worked to get his family back on its feet.

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