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  July 2012

Helping Students Succeed

One of Volunteers of America’s greatest strengths is our diversity. Our work touches a wide variety of needs, including homelessness, addiction, disability and incarceration. One group we have served throughout our history is those people considered to be the “working poor,” who often struggle to support their families while overcoming limited education and multiple generations of poverty. Read more>

Operation Backpack

Operation Backpack

Through Volunteers of America's Operation Backpack program, we can provide children with a chance to succeed in life. The program provides school supplies and backpacks to children in need across the country. Help provide a deserving child with school supplies and a chance succeed at school like every other kid. Learn more>

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Help for a Young Veteran
Deltric Davis is 29 and served two years in the Army on the front lines in Iraq. After leaving the military, he lost his direction. He briefly attended college and had a temporary job, but by November 2011 he was homeless, jobless and living on the streets. With Volunteers of America’s help, he is working to gain the skills and confidence to make a successful transition back into the community. Read more>


Statement Regarding Health Care Reform
Volunteers of America applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold The Affordable Care Act and supports any effort to provide quality health care to all people. Many of our clients are the “working poor.” These Americans are most affected by our nation’s overly expensive and complex health care system. Read More>




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