Stories

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  • #ShiptBusTour & Operation Backpack®

    We recently partnered with Shipt as a stop on their #ShiptBusTour supporting Operation Backpack®. We spent two fun-filled days stuffing backpacks full of school supplies and are grateful to have received 500 backpacks for Kindergarten - 5th grade.

  • A Day In The Life: Victor Hayes, Senior Housing Coordinator

    "The best part of my job is trying to clients the inspiration to say ‘I might be down right now, but I’m going to get back up.’ I’ve been through a lot, so I give them my testimony. After our conversation, I want the client to know they can handle this.”

  • Crucial Service Support

    We are honored to have received a $500,000 grant from Congressman Donald Norcross. This funding is crucial in our efforts to provide comprehensive support and expand our reach – offering both in-person services and telehealth access to community members in need.

  • We’re Hiring: Learn What It Means To Be Part Of The VOADV Family

    The VOADV team is made up of close to 400 members with unique skills and experiences, but this family all shares one thing in common – a passion for helping others. We’re looking for hardworking, passionate individuals who share those same values and want to be part of a team that makes a difference

  • A Day In The Life: Karen Gilliam, ISSI Office Manager

    Our incredible staff are the ones who make everything we do possible, serving each day with compassion and dedication. Every member of the VOADV family has a story and a unique perspective in their role. Meet Karen Gilliam – a VOADV team member for 11 years, and the Integrated Services Supporting Independence (ISSI) Office Manager for the past eight.

  • 125th Anniversary Recap: “You Make It Possible!”

    125 years of service certainly calls for a celebration, and for the past year, we have been doing just that. As Volunteers of America’s 125th anniversary approached on March 8, we knew we wanted to highlight and thank the people that make it all possible: our incredible staff.

  • Bridging The Gap

    A new partnership with Rutgers Camden Nursing is working towards bridging the gap between social work and medical care, while also providing valuable resources. While Anna Sample residents are receiving crucial health information, the students are gaining knowledge to take with them to their future career in a hospital or other medical care setting.

  • What is the Point-In-Time Count?

    The Point-in-Time Count is a valuable opportunity to gain firsthand information on who those experiencing homelessness are and what they need. It also gives us the opportunity to offer immediate, direct services by meeting individuals where they are – the entire goal of our IMPACT Initiative.

  • Fueled By Love

    VOADV is both fueled and supported by love – the amazing work our staff does would not be possible without the generosity and kindness of our donors and sponsors.

  • Growing Our Impact Through Meaningful Support

    While it is our staff serving day in and day out that make a direct difference in our client’s lives, it is the support from our community and other organizations that makes it possible to grow our impact within our programs and beyond.