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  1. Reactions mixed over extension of North Sac homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News10.net

    ... is going to give us an opportunity to house even more people," said Christie Holderegger with Volunteers of America. Holderegger told ABC10 there are nearly 200 people staying at the shelter, and since it opened in December, more than 120 of them ...

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  2. Operation Backpack supplies given to families in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WOIO

    ... Ohio. Because of generous donations, school supplies will be provided for hundreds of kids, and Volunteers of America says donations are still coming. If you want to help, you can shop the Amazon wishlist here for the items kids will need most ...

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  3. Hennepin County provides site cleanup help for several new apartment projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Star Tribune

    ... city amenities. The site holds an office building constructed in 1954 and leased for many years by the Volunteers of America. An environmental investigation of the parcel found it contained contaminated fill as well as "polycyclic aromatic ...

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  4. Homeless count up 75 percent in West Covina as city eyes increased fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... the city once weekly, Bresciani said. And more help recently arrived in West Covina in the form of a Volunteers of America office. The nonprofit service provider recently reopened an office near City Hall. "Now we have a local point of contact," ...

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  5. More Americans are forced to "reside" in their vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | CBS News

    ... to retrieve or replace them." It's a frequent problem for the youth and veterans who turn to the Volunteers of America in Illinois for help, impacting perhaps one-third of the organization's clients, said Airielle Macool-Cunningham, manager of ...

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  6. Cheers and JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... and search for "Berwick hero house." JEERS to the illegal dumpers making a mess behind the Volunteers of America thrift store in Wilkes-Barre, forcing the charity to spend money on cleaning up that would be better spent on its programs for veterans, ...

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  7. JCPS teachers learn how to tackle tough learning situationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... life? A group of teachers is learning to do just that. Westport Middle School teachers teamed up with Volunteers of America to figure out how to get students engaged when it comes to hard topics in and out of the classroom. VOA works with homeless ...

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  8. Homeless shelter for teenage moms gets A/C units donatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... Caldwell, 17, is one of several teen moms living at Alexandria's House, a 24-hour shelter operated by Volunteers of America. "With the emotions already high, adding the heat stress on top of that doesn't help anything out," said John Robertson, ...

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  9. The Larimer County RSVP - Senior Volunteers in ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | North Forty News & Fossil Creek Current Online

    RSVP, which stands for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program is the Colorado Branch of the Volunteers of America.

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  10. Volunteers of America seeks public's help to combat illegal dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    STEVE MOCARSKY / STAFF PHOTO Cynthia Mateo, store manager of the Volunteers of America Thrift Store in Wilkes-Barre, looks over informational signs regarding donations on the loading dock on Monday. From left, Volunteers of America Thrift Store employees Daryl Widder and Robert Sanchez and warehouse manager Ed Kyle load an old couch onto a truck filled with other such unusable and unsellable garbage on Monday behind the store in Wilkes-Barre.

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  11. Finding shelter: A night with the women of Spokane's Hope House - Fri, 20 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... house had been repossessed, so with nowhere else to go, she came to the shelter. Hope House, run by Volunteers of America, is part of Spokane's 24/7 network for homeless people, built on the idea that everyone, regardless of age or gender, should ...

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  12. Somebody Needs You - Thu, 19 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Spokesman-Review

    The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you have an item to donate, please contact the social service agency directly.

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  13. South Bronx senior housing project snags $57M loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The Real Deal

    Nonprofit group Volunteers of America landed a $56.6 million loan for a planned senior housing complex in the South Bronx, according to records filed with the city today. The property, at 112 East Clarke Place in Highbridge, will be the future site of a 14-story residential building .

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  14. Lajollacooks4u: Committed to Giving BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | PRWeb

    ... an ideal location for fundraising events. Among those its hosted include the Jewish National Fund and Volunteers of America, as well as many others. "Giving back is equally as important to our culture," Abel said. "There is nothing more gratifying ...

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  15. Levin's Sponsors Program to Benefit Hundreds of Local At-Risk Students, One Backpack at a TimeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 16 | PR.com

    No longer will hundreds of Cleveland-area children worry about how they'll get their school supplies before they return to the classroom this fall with the help of Levin's, their customers and other local businesses. Smithton, PA, July 16, 2018 -- -- All Levin Furniture showrooms will be collecting backpacks filled with school supplies for the Operation Backpack program through Volunteers of America and Cleveland 19 News beginning Monday, July 16 through Saturday, August 4, 2018.

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  16. Plan coming together for $29 million homeless center in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... stay in transitional efficiency apartments at the center and pay what they can afford, Prochilo said. Volunteers of America operates the Lighthouse Center and has an annually renewable contract with the Department of Housing and Neighborhood ...

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  17. New Hope senior facility cited for neglect in alleged sexual assault of a residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The operator of a seniors' apartment complex in New Hope has been cited for neglect in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a vulnerable resident who is blind and suffered from mental health problems, according to a state investigation released Tuesday. The woman, who is not identified in the report, alleges that she was coerced into sex on multiple occasions by a male resident at North Park Plaza , a low-income seniors' complex with 105 units that is operated by the Volunteers of America, a nonprofit agency.

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  18. Rapid City police start youth basketball leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Gillette News-Record

    Black Hills Federal Credit Union sponsored two basketball hoops for the Night Court program, the Rapid City Journal reported . Scheels has provided basketballs while Volunteers of America purchased insurance.

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  19. Commentary: Keeping The Road Home open is not the solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... 700 beds available. New public funding in the last year has added 243 substance abuse treatment beds. Volunteers of America will soon open a small new shelter in the Salt Lake Valley. If we still need shelter space to help people experiencing ...

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  20. Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Treatment CenterRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2018 | San Diego NewsCape

    Residents at the Volunteers of America Renaissance Treatment Center in National City during a specific time period may have been exposed to hepatitis A, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. HHSA recommends vaccination for anyone who was a resident at the facility at 2300 E. 7th Street, National City anytime from June 19 through June 21. Those who are already vaccinated or who have had hepatitis A do not need vaccination.

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