• Not Every American Lives the American Dream

    This is Why We Do What We Do™

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  • Children's Center - A Continuum of Care

    Early Childhood Development is Greatest in the First Three Years of Life

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  • Camp HEROES

    Molding relationships between Rochester's youth and law enforcement

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  • It's More Than Just Clothes

    It's Confidence - Donate to the Working Wardrobe Today

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Proudly serving Upstate New York


Our Mission

Empowering people in our community to rise out of poverty and move toward self-reliance.

Featured Highlights

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    Camp HEROES 2017

    This free, weeklong summer camp gives preteens from the City of Rochester a chance to experience camping and enjoy fun, healthy activities such as rock-climbing, fishing, archery, and zip-lining.

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    Strike Out Poverty

    This baseball season, Volunteers of America once again is partnering with the Rochester Red Wings to “Strike Out Poverty.”

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  • 6,000

    people served in Upstate New York each year

  • 2,000,000

    people VOA serves nationally

  • 360

    children at Children's Center each day

  • 102,000

    nights of shelter provided each year

  • 178,000

    meals served each year