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Volunteers of America touches the lives of almost 1.5 million people in 400 communities across the United States each year. Since 1896, our highly-trained and dedicated staff numbered at over 16,000, and volunteer corps have worked not only to serve those in need but also have strived to innovate and transform the way in which these services are delivered.
Our Fact Sheet
Since 1896, through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps 1.5 million people in over 400 communities in 46 states.
Housing Fact Sheet
We have over 20,000 affordable housing units in urban complexes, small rural developments, elderly housing, multifamily housing and housing for those with disabilities.
Veterans Fact Sheet
We proudly serve more than 27,000 veterans with support services and affordable housing, including over 10,000 homeless veterans.
VOA on FOX News
Volunteers of America was featured on FOX News Channel, the top-rated cable news network, on Christmas Day. The four-minute interview with Jatrice Martel Gaiter, EVP of External Affairs, focuses on our work with veterans, first responders, those experiencing homelessness, and older adults.
Raleigh Elks Lodge donates Christmas trees to formerly homeless veterans at Maple Court Veteran Apartments
DECEMBER 6, 2023 Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is excited to share that today the Raleigh Elks Lodge #735 donated and delivered Christmas trees to 10 of veterans living at our Maple Court Veteran Apartments in Durham, NC. This partnership comes as a wonderful surprise that will bring joy to our formerly homeless veterans…
VOA Chesapeake & Carolinas receives $36,300 grant from Truist Foundation to support the YouthBuild Program
NOVEMBER 28, 2023 Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a transformative $36,300 grant by Truist Foundation. This significant grant will help address critical funding gaps to enhance opportunities for local youth through our Newport News YouthBuild program. To learn more, click the news title.
The Home Depot Foundation provides rental assistance and housing renovations to veterans for Veterans Day
NOVEMBER 8, 2023 The Home Depot Foundation, and Michael & Son Heating & Air are teaming up to help 17 formerly homeless veterans living at our Maple Court Veteran Housing apartments in Durham in honor of Veterans Day. To learn more, click the news title.