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  • November 11, 2020

    Wells Fargo Foundation Awards VOA $3 Million Grant

    Wells Fargo Foundation awards VOA $3 Million grant to develop innovative veteran housing. VOA will develop permanent supportive affordable homes for previously homeless veterans in Los Angeles, California; Austin, Texas; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota; and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.

  • August 24, 2020

    Volunteers of America Receives $1.3 Million from The Home Depot Foundation to Provide Homes and Services to Vulnerable Veterans

    The Home Depot® Foundation has pledged more than $1.3 million in new veteran housing grants to Volunteers of America to address the critical needs of former service members. Since 2011, the foundation has given nearly $19 million to VOA to improve housing for veterans and their families.

  • April 15, 2020

    Players from the National Hockey League and Gaming Influencers Compete in Virtual Hockey at Home to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    A 14-day livestreaming virtual hockey marathon, Hockey2Help, begins today to benefit the COVID-19 relief efforts of Second Harvest (Canada) and Volunteers of America. Both organizations are working tirelessly in delivering essential services to seniors and the most vulnerable in communities across Canada and the U.S.

  • March 16, 2020

    Volunteers of America, Caring for Seniors Across the U.S. During a Pandemic

    Volunteers of America is an organization dedicated to helping people thrive and live strong, healthy lives. As such, we take the threat posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) extremely seriously, especially among residents living in our long-term and nursing care communities.

  • December 17, 2019

    Frances Hesselbein to Serve as Honorary Chairperson of Volunteers of America’s 125th Anniversary

    Frances Hesselbein has agreed to serve as honorary chairperson of Volunteers of America’s 125th Anniversary events in 2021. Hesselbein served as chairman of the National Board of Directors for Volunteers of America from 2002 to 2006 and, in 2013, was awarded the organization’s highest honor—the Maude Booth Legacy Award for a lifetime of pioneering social change.

  • December 6, 2019

    Cheyenne Knight Wins Volunteers of America Classic for First LPGA Tour Victory

    Cheyenne Knight took home her first LPGA Tour title at the 2019 Volunteers of America Classic held at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas. The 22-year-old Tour rookie, who lives just 60 miles away in Aledo, became the fourth American to win in 2019 with her tournament record of 18-under 266. She earned a two-stroke victory over Brittany Altomare and Jaye Marie Green.

  • October 6, 2019

    2019 Volunteers of America Classic: Sunday Final Round Media Advisory

    In front of cheering family and friends, Texas native Cheyenne Knight captured her first LPGA Tour title, finishing the 2019 Volunteers of America Classic at a tournament-record 18-under 266 and earning a two-stroke victory over Brittany Altomare and Jaye Marie Green. The 22-year-old Tour rookie, who lives just 60 miles away from Old American Golf Club in Aledo, became the fourth American to win in 2019.

  • September 24, 2019

    Joseph Budzynski Named 2019 Nonprofit CFO of the Year

    Volunteers of America, one of the nation’s oldest and largest human service providers, is pleased to announce Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joseph Budzynski has been selected 2019 Nonprofit CFO of the Year by the CFO Awards.

  • September 24, 2019

    Volunteers of America Classic Announces Partnership with the Dallas Mavericks

    The Volunteers of America Classic - the only LPGA event in Texas - is excited to announce its new partnership with the Dallas Mavericks organization. The Volunteers of America Classic tournament mission is to be the premier community event in North Texas and create an atmosphere that is fun for the entire family. These values directly align with those of the Dallas Mavericks, a prominent figure in the North Texas community and its initiatives.

  • September 24, 2019

    Volunteers of America Selects Further As Agency of Record For Digital Fundraising

    Further has been selected by Volunteers of America as its new Agency of Record for digital fundraising effective August 15, 2019. Further has been engaged to help Volunteers of America grow fundraising revenue and increase brand engagement on the National and Affiliate levels through digital direct response fundraising and lead generation solutions.