Behind every face mask, there is a story. These are ours.At VOADV, our work is defined by our people – the clients we serve, our hardworking staff and leadership, our generous volunteers and valued community partners. Behind The Mask is our way to shine a spotlight on all of the extraordinary people who give us hope every day in these uncertain times.
Behind the Mask - We Give Hope
Stories From the Front Lines
The Songbird of Suburban Station
Mr. Dennis has made a name for himself performing on his jazz flute for hundreds of commuters each day. This has earned him the cleaver nickname, Songbird of Suburban Station – but more so, it gave him purpose.
Spreading Cheer, Dispelling Fear
Tiwanda Randolph wears many hats: proud mother, trusted friend, Blackwood-native, hard worker and frontline employee. Tiwanda is source of positivity for VOADV clients, who look to her for support in different ways.
Behind the mask meet Kimberly Love – a proud Oaklyn-native, mother and Director of Specialized Offender Services and the Community Resource Center at Volunteers of America Delaware Valley.
Hero for the Homeless During the COVID-19 Crisis
For Angela and her team of compassionate, problem-solving professionals, every individual entrusted to their care is treated equally and with the utmost care and respect. Angela's drive to provide that service is rooted in her own personal adversity.
Offering a Safe Haven for Homeless Men & Veterans
Due to the tireless work of Christina and her team, nearly 100 individuals experiencing homelessness continue to safely shelter at the Aletha R. Wright “Vision of Hope” Center and Home for the Brave – receiving support and services when they have no where else to turn.