Helping America's Most Vulnerable


  • June 9, 2015

    Support for a Family's Challenges: Lenox's Story

    Volunteers of America is a leader in helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities lead independent, meaningful lives. See how one family was able to keep their son living at home with the help of our Supported Living Services program.

  • June 9, 2015

    An Accessible Home & Peace of Mind: The Sowells' Story

    Health issues and a lack of home handicap access caused stress and isolation for Mr. Sowell. But thanks to a ramp built by Volunteers of America's Repairs on Wheels program, Mr. and Mrs. Sowell now enjoy greater mobility around their home and a better, safer standard of living.

  • June 9, 2015

    Finding New Meaning & Purpose: Tom's Story

    After suffering serious injuries and losing his dream of pursuing a lifelong military career, Tom found himself struggling to hold on to his will to live. Volunteers of America's Crisis Response Program stepped in to help Tom regain a sense of meaning and purpose in his life.

  • May 14, 2015

    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans Hosts Reach For The Stars Breakfast

    On Thursday, May 14, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans hosted its annual Reach For the Stars Breakfast at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. The annual breakfast invites donors to join the Reach For The Stars Society, a group of supporters who make continuing commitments to provide exceptional support to those served.

  • February 10, 2015

    Volunteers of America’s 23rd Annual GolfStar Classic Tees Off Tuesday, March 17

    The GolfStar Classic tees off Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at TPC Louisiana to benefit Volunteers of America’s Adoption Program. Once again this year’s golfers and non-golfers alike will be treated to a day of fun and excitement with great food, a fabulous silent auction and the opportunity to win a 2015 Mercedes CLA250.

  • June 29, 2015

    UNO Women’s Basketball Teams Up with Volunteers of America to Mentor Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Players from the University of New Orleans women’s basketball team were matched with children in Volunteers of America’s Mentoring Children of Promise program on Monday, December 29th during a Mentor Meet and Greet event at Lakefront Arena. Mentoring Children of Promise matches caring adult mentors with children who have a parent in prison in order to provide them with extra attention, encouragement, guidance and hope.

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