Helping America's Most Vulnerable

Experience Why Opportunities

See Our Mission In Action

An Experience Why tour is a one-hour educational event that demonstrates how Volunteers of America improves the quality of life for our community's most vulnerable neighbors. Visit one of our program facilities, see service in action and hear real stories of change and triumph.


Calendar of Opportunities

  • November 2, 2017

    The Groves at Mile Branch

    Covington, LA

    Join us November 2, 2017, at 11 a.m. at The Groves at Mile Branch in Covington, LA. We'll guide you on a tour through this unique workforce apartment complex that gives working families high quality but affordably priced places to call home.

    424 Purslane Drive
    Covington, LA 70433

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  • December 7, 2017

    Fresh Food Factor

    New Orleans, LA

    Join us December 7, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. at our Fresh Food Factor program facility. Tour the 8,000-square foot commercial kitchen that provides healthy and nutritious meals and snacks to at-risk kids in our community.

    1746 Tchoupitoulas Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115

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  • January 11, 2018

    Veterans Transitional Housing Center

    New Orleans, LA

    Join us January 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Oscar J. Tolmas Veterans Center on Pitt Street in New Orleans, LA, which provides counseling for substance abuse, access to housing, intensive care coordination and support services to homeless male Veterans.

    3801 Pitt Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115

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  • February 1, 2018

    The Groves at Mile Branch

    Covington, LA

    Join us February 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. at The Groves at Mile Branch in Covington, LA. We'll guide you on a tour through this unique workforce apartment complex that gives working families high quality but affordably priced places to call home.

    RSVP Now!
  • March 1, 2018

    Fresh Food Factor

    New Orleans, LA

    Join us March 1, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. at our Fresh Food Factor program facility. Tour the 8,000-square foot commercial kitchen that provides healthy and nutritious meals and snacks to at-risk kids in our community.

    1746 Tchoupitoulas Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115

    RSVP Now!
  • April 5, 2018

    Veterans Transitional Housing Center

    New Orleans, LA

    Join us April 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Oscar J. Tolmas Veterans Center on Pitt Street in New Orleans, LA, which provides counseling for substance abuse, access to housing, intensive care coordination and support services to homeless male Veterans.

    3801 Pitt Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115

    RSVP Now!
  • May 3, 2018

    The Groves at Mile Branch

    Covington, LA

    Join us May 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at The Groves at Mile Branch in Covington, LA. We'll guide you on a tour through this unique workforce apartment complex that gives working families high quality but affordably priced places to call home.

    424 Purslane Drive
    Covington, LA 70433

    RSVP Now!

Can't make one of the options above?

No problem, we'll come to you! All it takes is a simple invitation from you to your friends, family or colleagues and we will do the rest! The hour will include a short video introducing you to real people whose lives have been transformed. By hosting an #ExperienceWhy event you are helping us spread the word about Volunteers of America's mission and the impact we provide to our community's most vulnerable people.


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