Helping America's most vulnerable®


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  • July 8, 2014

    "This place probably saved my life."

    "I am just so grateful to be alive.” - Jason, veteran U.S. Army, Desert Storm

    A veteran of Desert Storm describes how Volunteers of America helped turn his life around.

  • May 22, 2014

    Formerly Homeless Teen Graduates from College

    Former foster youth, Josey, was blindsided by suddenly becoming homeless during her first year of college. A Volunteers of America of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho scholarship she received meant she could use her relentless tenacity to continue taking classes and become one of only 2% of foster youth to graduate from college. Here's her story.

  • April 2, 2014

    "I can breathe again and I know I’m going to be okay.”

    Darlene, a female veteran discusses the transitional housing Volunteers of America provided her.

  • September 30, 2013

    "We Just Didn't Know What to Do"

    In September 2013, Colorado experienced devastating floods, claiming eight lives and 1,882 homes. Immediately following the rains, Larimer county agencies and individuals, including Volunteers of America Colorado Branch, came together to respond.

  • September 4, 2013

    “I was surprised they had a place like this for veterans.”

    Learn how Volunteers of America helped a young Iraq War veteran through our veteran transitional living program.

  • April 3, 2013

    Roger's Story

    Learn about Roger, a formerly homeless man Volunteers of America helped.

  • March 4, 2013

    Transitional Housing Program for Homeless Female Veterans Allows for Self-Sufficiency

    Meet Jane, an Iraq Army veteran, and learn how our transitional housing programs for homeless female veterans allows for self-sufficiency.

  • January 22, 2013

    Leah's Story

    Read about Leah, a child in one of our afterschool programs.

  • January 16, 2013

    John's Story

    Read John's story and learn how Volunteers of America helped this ten year old's mother.

  • May 20, 2012

    A Place to Call Home

    Life had always been hard for Walter. He lived in the basement of a church but was about to be evicted. This was not the first time he had been homeless and he figured he could live in his old station wagon for a while. At the age of 75 making such transitions weren’t as easy as they had been when he was a younger man. Learn how we helped him.