For the fifth straight year, Volunteers of America Southeast is coordinating Operation Backpack! The goal is to provide grade-appropriate school supplies to children in need, allowing these children to begin the school year feeling prepared and confident, with the knowledge that their education is important.
On Wednesday, July 16th, over 100 volunteers transformed 6,000 sq ft of undeveloped space into a community garden. With the help of Fiskars and the Home Depot Foundation ...
Perseverance, steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success, is one word that describes Michael Stewart (nickname “Stu”)
Our latest CARING magazine is now available online ... click the image to view:
Volunteers of America is a movement organized to reach and uplift all people and bring them to the knowledge and active service of God.
Volunteers of America, illustrating the presence of God through all that we do, serves people and communities in need and creates opportunities for people to experience the joy of serving others.
Volunteers of America measures its success in positive change in the lives of individuals and communities we serve.
A world where all people live in safety, with social, emotional, and physical well-being ... spiritual fulfillment, justice, and hope.
Volunteers of America helps the most vulnerable and under-served people achieve their full potential.
We provide services that are designed locally to address specific community needs. Our common areas of focus include promoting self-sufficiency for the homeless and for others overcoming personal crises, caring for the elderly and disabled and fostering their independence, and supporting positive development for troubled and at-risk children and youth. We look at the whole person and address both urgent and ongoing needs, with the goal of helping people become as self-reliant as possible.
We draw on more than a century of experience and the reach of a nationwide movement that is: