Thursday, October 6th 5-7PM

**This event has been postponed**

Join Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas, our Carolinas Advisory Council and the Veterans we support for our Four Stars BBQ and meet & greet at our Maple Court Veterans Transitional Housing Program in Durham!

VOA Chesapeake & Carolinas is committed to ensuring that those who served our country are valued and can live their lives with the dignity and independence they deserve. Our North Carolina-based programs are designed to fill the gap in supportive services for veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our programs offer a wide variety of services, including transitional housing, individualized case management, housing location assistance and stabilization, and workforce development.

What to Expect

  • FREE food & beverages
  • Meet & greet with our President & CEO, Carolinas Council Members & staff
  • Opportunity to engage with the veterans we serve
  • Option to tour our Maple Court facility & learn more about our services
  • Networking

To learn more about our Maple Court program, visit

Make An Impact

Our most vulnerable veterans need us now more than ever. Over the past two years, COVID-19 has made it even more difficult for struggling veteran families to secure housing and employment. As part of our Four Star BBQ Campaign, you can help ensure more veterans remain housed and have the resources they need to thrive.

Help us achieve our goal of raising $10,000 to support our veterans by donating now through our JustGiving page.


Our Veteran Stories

  • Rogerica Brown

    Former Military Police Woman

    Read about how our Homeless Veterans Reintegration program changed Rogerica's life for the better in Durham, NC.

    Read Rogerica's Story
  • Clinton Pope

    U.S. Air Force Veteran

    Read about how our Homeless Veterans Reintegration program helped Clinton gain employment during COVID-19.

    Read Clinton Pope's Story
  • Dale Ogborn

    Former Military Policeman

    Read about how Dale was able to recover from hip surgery and find a home through our Maple Court program.

    Read Dale Ogborn's Story
  • Mark Olin

    Former Army Combat Engineer

    Read about how Mark overcame 15 years of homelessness after joining our Maple Court program.

    Read Mark Olin's Story
  • Deborah Alba

    Former Army Personnel/Administrative Chief

    Read how Deborah overcame homelessness and found a job where she can be a blessing to others.

    Read Deborah Alba's Story
  • Dawn Martin

    Former Army Information Systems Technician

    Read how Dawn found employment after losing her job during COVID-19.

    Read Dawn Martin's Story