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17 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Celebrating local beer, charity, and art with Yelp's On Tap kickoff party

A community collaboration between 10 local businesses and non-profits will commulinate into a unique opportunity to help give back and improve the community.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Reno, NV

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Worker homes vs. - luxury' in N. Seattle fight

The Theodora, a senior housing facility in Ravenna, photographed Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Seattle, Wash.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Suspicious VOA Death Ruled Homicide

The suspicious death of a 42-year-old Lansing man whose body was found back in May is now being called a homicide.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Somebody needs you - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 PST

The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Spokane, WA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

New York Daily News

A yearly push to get school supplies to homeless kids is underway

Bakary Diallo,17 and Volunteers of America vice president Rachel Weinstein look through donated school items during "Operation Backpack" at a Duane Reade store,Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Charitable Organizations, New York, New York Government, New York Daily News, Publishing, Media, Ottaway Newspapers

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WALA

eagles landing community garden

Who can transform a 5,000 sq. ft. undeveloped space into a community garden in one day? The local chapter of the Volunteers of America can! The group is participating in the Fiskars' Project Orange Thumb initiative and together, along with volunteers from Home Depot's Team Depot, will build a garden for the residents of Mobile's Eagle's Landing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Charitable Organizations, Life, Food, Vegetables

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Library lifeguards - Volunteers of America buoy up the downtrodden

It's a place to stay cool in the summer and keep warm in the winter. You can find help there if you're down and out.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Charitable Organizations, Salt Lake City, UT

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Washington Examiner

Work begins at site of apartments in Terrebonne

Site development has begun along Bayou Cane where an apartment complex designed for low- and middle-income families will be built.

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Related Topix: Bayou Cane, LA, Charitable Organizations, Marketing

Sat Jul 05, 2014

MLive.com

Meegan Holland: How to deal with street corner beggars? Here's one approach

Grand Rapids also has panhandlers with cardboard signs on street corners. The city council considered but rejected restrictions on begging after much heated debate.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Lansing, MI, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cleveland.com

Volunteers of America wins $1.4 million grant to help formerly incarcerated find jobs: Brecksville Morning Update

Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio in Brecksville has won a grant to help formerly incarcerated adults and young people.

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Related Topix: Prison, Brecksville, OH, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Development Frenzy Prompts Lawsuit at the Theodora to Save Seniors and Disabled From Eviction

As Seattle's development frenzy continues, another group of tenants is trying to stave off eviction.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Hud, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KTVN Reno

Heat is a Challenge for Reno's Homeless

Heat is a real challenge for those who have trouble escaping it, like Terri. We found her dodging the sun and hiding from the heat, in the cool computer room in the lobby of the Volunteers of America resource room.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

KTVN Reno

Operation Backpack Helps Area Children in Need

Reading, writing and arithmetic - the foundations of a good education. But learning can be nearly impossible with out a few basic supplies.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Washoe County, NV, Family, Kids

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Times

New program could coordinate social services at two Caddo schools

Students at two struggling Shreveport schools could get tutoring, mentoring and other services through a proposed partnership with Volunteers of America.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Lansing State Journal

PACE program for seniors is coming to Lansing

Ruby Gregg is an independent person. A former nurse from Battle Creek, Gregg, now 89, said she'd always done things for herself and didn't want to give up that independence even after she had a stroke about five years ago.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Charitable Organizations, Ingham County, MI

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