Our Mission

We empower people in our community to rise out of poverty, move toward self-reliance, and reach their full potential.

Proudly serving Upstate New York

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    Giving Tuesday December 3, 2019

    Support the Global Day of Giving on Giving Tuesday! Support VOA and change a life!

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    Blankets Needed

    Help VOA by organizing a blanket drive in your workplace, church, school or club. Contact info@voaupny.org to learn more

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    Coats, Hats and Gloves Needed

    Help people in need with winter wear this year. Contact us

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  • 6,000

    people served in Upstate New York each year

  • 9,085

    number of hours of volunteering from 231 volunteers in fiscal year 2018.

  • 2,000

    families helped on a path to stability and permanent housing through our Guest House family shelter.

  • 350

    children at Children's Center each day

  • 102,000

    nights of shelter provided each year

  • 178,000

    meals served each year

  • 100%

    parent satisfaction rate for the overall quality of our programs at our Children's Center.