News Releases

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  • April 22, 2021

    VOA to Develop New Affordable Housing for Families in DC

    Volunteers of America National Services Selected as Developer for New Family Affordable Housing Site at Historic Langston and Slater Schools In Washington, DC.

  • January 29, 2021

    VOA Turns 125

    The organization turns 125 in 2021 and has a variety of activities, programs and events scheduled around the anniversary.

  • December 21, 2020

    VOA Honors Matthews Southwest

    Volunteers of America, one of the nation’s largest and oldest providers of human services, awarded its highest honor – the 2020 Ballington and Maud Booth Award – to Matthews Southwest and its President, Jack Matthews. This year’s honoree was selected in recognition of work done around the globe to provide housing to those in need, helping families improve their lives and thrive.

  • December 21, 2020

    VOA Classic Announcement 2021

    The Volunteers of America Classic returns to The Colony, TX June 28 – July 4, 2021 with top LPGA professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse at Old American Golf Club at Golf Clubs at The Tribute.

  • November 11, 2020

    Wells Fargo Foundation Awards VOA $3 Million Grant

    Wells Fargo Foundation awards VOA $3 Million grant to develop innovative veteran housing. VOA will develop permanent supportive affordable homes for previously homeless veterans in Los Angeles, California; Austin, Texas; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota; and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.

  • August 24, 2020

    Volunteers of America Receives $1.3 Million from The Home Depot Foundation to Provide Homes and Services to Vulnerable Veterans

    The Home Depot® Foundation has pledged more than $1.3 million in new veteran housing grants to Volunteers of America to address the critical needs of former service members. Since 2011, the foundation has given nearly $19 million to VOA to improve housing for veterans and their families.

  • April 15, 2020

    Players from the National Hockey League and Gaming Influencers Compete in Virtual Hockey at Home to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    A 14-day livestreaming virtual hockey marathon, Hockey2Help, begins today to benefit the COVID-19 relief efforts of Second Harvest (Canada) and Volunteers of America. Both organizations are working tirelessly in delivering essential services to seniors and the most vulnerable in communities across Canada and the U.S.

  • March 16, 2020

    Volunteers of America, Caring for Seniors Across the U.S. During a Pandemic

    Volunteers of America is an organization dedicated to helping people thrive and live strong, healthy lives. As such, we take the threat posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) extremely seriously, especially among residents living in our long-term and nursing care communities.

  • December 17, 2019

    Frances Hesselbein to Serve as Honorary Chairperson of Volunteers of America’s 125th Anniversary

    Frances Hesselbein has agreed to serve as honorary chairperson of Volunteers of America’s 125th Anniversary events in 2021. Hesselbein served as chairman of the National Board of Directors for Volunteers of America from 2002 to 2006 and, in 2013, was awarded the organization’s highest honor—the Maude Booth Legacy Award for a lifetime of pioneering social change.

  • December 6, 2019

    Cheyenne Knight Wins Volunteers of America Classic for First LPGA Tour Victory

    Cheyenne Knight took home her first LPGA Tour title at the 2019 Volunteers of America Classic held at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas. The 22-year-old Tour rookie, who lives just 60 miles away in Aledo, became the fourth American to win in 2019 with her tournament record of 18-under 266. She earned a two-stroke victory over Brittany Altomare and Jaye Marie Green.