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  • Operation Backpack® Featured on TODAY Show

    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.

  • Volunteers of America-Greater New York Rings the NYSE Closing Bell

    On Wednesday, August 28, Volunteers of America-Greater New York rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange to mark the 16th city-wide Operation Backpack® campaign. Joined by key partners and members of the VOA-GNY Board of Directors, Jeff Bruneteau, Regional Vice President of Walgreens, a longtime official sponsor of Operation Backpack®, rang the bell.

  • NYPD Transit Bureau Partners with VOA to Help Ensure Success of Operation Backpack®

    This year, our partners at the NYPD Transit Bureau are accepting new, full backpacks, empty backpacks and school supplies from the public at various locations and dates in support of the 2019 Operation Backpack® campaign. Watch the video to see coverage of the events on WABC 7, NY1, News 12: The Bronx, and Pix11.

  • 2019 Operation Backpack® PSA

    Watch this year’s Operation Backpack® PSA featuring Kevin Bacon, now playing in taxis across New York City, courtesy of our media partners at Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT Group) and Curb Media.

  • Volunteer with Us

    Learn more about how you can volunteer as an individual or corporate group with various opportunities throughout the year.

  • Become a Corporate Sponsor for Operation Backpack® 2019

    You can demonstrate your support of children in need in our community by becoming an official Operation Backpack® Sponsor.

  • 2018 Community Recognition: Magnusson Architecture and Planning

    Longtime partner Magnusson Architecture and Planning was recognized for the many creative ways that they lend their talents to help support Volunteers of America-Greater New York and its programming.

  • 2018 Community Recognition: The Weeks Lerman Group

    The Weeks Lerman Group was recognized for its faithful and continued support of Volunteers of America-Greater New York and its programs, from ensuring the success of Operation Backpack® to serving the veterans in our care beautiful holiday meals.

  • Partnership in Action: VOA Honors Wells Fargo

    Wells Fargo was the recipient of our 2018 Spirit of the Founders Award for their generous support of our programs.

  • 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!​