Stories

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  • 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.

  • Making The Holidays Bright

    For many people, the holiday season is defined by family gatherings, picking out the perfect gift for a loved one, and seeing the joy on a child’s face on Christmas morning. However, there are hundreds of local parents who want to create that same magical feeling for their children but struggle to do so.

  • Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty

    One VOADV employee did everything she could to keep her clients safe during Hurricane Ida – now the shelter needs community support

    Estelle Haskins always knew she wanted to help others and working at Agape House felt meant to be. However, nothing could have prepared her for one overnight shift just four months into her position when Hurricane Ida came barreling through.

  • A Meaningful New Partnership

    Our partnerships make our services possible, and we're so grateful for our relationship with Edgewater Park Elks Lodge.

    Lodge members presented a donation to support veterans in Home For The Brave thanks to their Holman Automotive 6th Annual Ride For The Troops. CEO Dan Lombardo and Director of Philanthropic Giving Alexis Degan also got to learn about all of the fundraising Elks Lodges do in our area.

  • Support Our Students When They Need It Most

    For many students in our programs, the seemingly endless list of supplies can be impossible to tackle. With the uncertainty of COVID presenting challenges on top of those already faced, these students are beginning their race towards educational success a full mile away from the starting line.

  • Centerton Village Opens In Mount Laurel

    VOADV Hosts Ribbon Cutting To Celebrate Opening Of New Affordable Housing Community

    Centerton Village is a 103-unit affordable housing community at the intersection of Centerton Road and Marne Highway for income-qualified families and veterans.