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News and Events
Our Work in Puerto Rico is Far from Over
At Volunteers of America, we’re at our best when times are at their worst. In addition to our usual work helping America’s most vulnerable, we took on the critical mission in recent months of helping Puerto Rico recover and rebuild following two devastating hurricanes. Our work is far from over, as we transition in the New Year from the relief effort to long-term recovery.
Celebrating 122 Years of Service
This year, we are proud to mark our 122nd anniversary. Founded in 1896, today our programs reflect the changing times, addressing some of our nation's most pressing needs. Learn more about the work we do to help almost 1.3 million people annually in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Old American Golf Club to Host 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic
LPGA and event officials announced that Old American Golf Club in The Colony will host the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic this April 30 – May 6, 2018. The official LPGA tournament will feature 144 of the world’s top talent in a four-day stroke-play event, vying for a $1.3 million purse.
almost 1.3 million people helped annually
kids and young people given opportunities they could never have imagined
veterans whose lives we have helped improve
individuals and families impacted by incarceration helped
individuals with intellectual disabilities empowered to be independent and involved in their communities
older adults cared for, housed and loved
homeless individuals assisted
people housed in our 19,426 affordable housing units in 484 properties