• Caring Gifts

    Help our community this holiday season

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  • Children's Center

    Childcare and education for children 6 weeks through 12 years old

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  • Veteran Services

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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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    Caring Gifts

    VOA's Caring Gifts campaign runs from November 16-December 31, we ask the community to donate to help those who need it most during the holiday season. Click below to learn more!

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    Family Shelter

    Our family shelters in Rochester and Binghamton are some of the only shelters in the area that allow the entire family to stay together while addressing their issues with homelessness.

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    Mardi Bras

    Mardi Bras is a campaign to collect underwear, bras or feminine hygiene products (new with tags please) for the women and girls who are staying in the Volunteer of America’s family shelters. Although the campaign primarily takes place in February, we accept donations all year round! Click below to learn how to participate.

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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