April 19, 2017
The orchestra from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, travels to The Terraces on Tulane in New Orleans to entertain seniors.
April 10, 2017
On March 14, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans hosted its 25th Annual GolfStar Classic, presented by Jay Trusheim, Prudential Financial Professional, offering P&C through Liberty Mutual Insurance, at TPC Louisiana in Avondale.
February 17, 2017
Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans Hosted Volunteer Information Fair for Northshore Residents
Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans – in collaboration with 20 other local nonprofits – hosted a Volunteer Information Fair on February 17, 2017, to educate prospective volunteers about opportunities in the Slidell/Lacombe area. Attendees learned how they can help address important community needs, including the requirements, commitments and registration processes necessary to volunteer with participating organizations
July 27, 2015
The duties of Direct Support Professionals are challenging in stable times—with the skills and dedication needed to care for those with disabilities. But what the Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans staff displayed during the arduous, heart-wrenching times of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita was commitment to their consumers that transcended the call of work and entered the domain of family. In addition to the demanding tasks of securing housing and safety for their own families they worked hard to provide services, comfort, and hope to the most vulnerable in our community.
June 9, 2015
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
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.
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