Video Stories

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  • Somebody Believed in Me

    See how Volunteers of America-Greater New York helped change the lives of three young people by providing shelter, guidance, support and a backpack full of school supplies through our community service campaign, Operation Backpack®.

  • Coming Home

    For nearly 125 years, Volunteers of America-Greater New York has been providing a home to those without one. Now, through our latest development—East Clarke Place Senior Residence—opening January 2021, we will provide supportive housing to another 122 older adults in need.

  • A Family When One is Needed Most

    Carmelita and her sons came to live temporarily at VOA-Greater New York's Regent Family Residence after an eviction left them homeless. There, they found a "family" and support when it was needed most.

  • Meet Didi

    Didi—now a senior in college—is a former resident of our family shelter on the Upper West Side. Hear how VOA-Greater New York and Operation Backpack® made an impact in his life.

  • Journey Home

    With the help of VOA-Greater New York, a family of four finds safety in America and a home to call their own.

  • Called to Serve: The Battle Buddy Bridge® Program

    Battle Buddy Bridge® is an innovative program developed by Volunteers of America that trains and certifies veterans to become peer specialists, and help their fellow veterans access the services that they need.

  • Family When a Family is Needed Most

    Carmelita and her sons came to live temporarily at VOA-Greater New York's Regent Family Residence after an eviction left them homeless. There, they found a "family" and support when it was needed most.

  • This is Why We Do What We Do

    Current and former clients discuss the impact VOA-GNY has had on their lives.

  • A Family Finds a Home

    With the help of Volunteers of America, a mother and her three daughters exit the NYC shelter system for a beautiful home to call their own

  • Meet Didi

    Didi and his mother came to Volunteers of America looking for shelter. Now they have an apartment of their own, and the support of their VOA family.