• I Remember Mama

    Make Mother's Day brighter for a senior woman!

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  • Children's Center

    Now celebrating 20 years of childcare and education for children in its current location!

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Proudly serving Upstate New York

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Our Mission

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

Featured Highlights

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    A Beacon of Hope for Homeless Families in Binghamton

    Tom was considering living out of his car when he turned to Volunteers of America for help. Click below to read more.

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    I Remember Mama

    Your support makes it possible for one or more senior women, who would otherwise be alone, to attend the “I Remember Mama” breakfast on May 11th and celebrate Mother’s Day. Click below to learn more!

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  • 4,000

    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.