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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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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Worker homes vs. - luxury' in N. Seattle fight
The Theodora, a senior housing facility in Ravenna, photographed Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Seattle, Wash.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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)
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.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
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.