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Change someone's life with a Caring Gift this holiday season.
Volunteers of America, with the community’s support, helps more than 6,000 impoverished children, at-risk youth, homeless families, veterans, seniors and individuals struggling with mental health and addiction issues move toward a better future. But we do not do it alone.
We invite you to join us in our mission by supporting our work with a Caring Gift. Your donation at this time will make a make a real difference in the lives of the people we serve and a positive impact in our community. Your gift today will be a beacon of hope for a better tomorrow.
See below for some of our Caring Gift levels and what your gift will support.
The Gift of Shelter $63: Ensure that homeless individuals and families have a safe place to sleep, food to eat, and the assistance necessary to address the crisis in their lives. This gift will help those staying at Volunteers of America’s Emergency Shelters.
The Gift of Self-Confidence $28: Help no-income and low-income individuals conduct successful job searches by providing them with job interview coaching, job search assistance and access to business attire and accessories for job interviews and work through VOA’s job readiness programming and workforce development services.
The Gift of Second Chances $37: Empower women who have been or currently are incarcerated through strength-based and solution focused workshops. Our Step by Step program helps women build healthy lives for themselves and their families.
The Gift of Education $105: Prepare at-risk children from low-income households for success in school and in life by providing preschoolers with high quality early educational programs at the VOA Children’s Center.
The Gift of Respect $45: Provide transitional housing and support services for homeless Veterans to help them rebuild their lives and and show them the respect they deserve for their sacrifice and service.
The Gift of Food $77: For $11 a day you can supply a week’s worth of groceries to a family who is struggling to make ends meet. Your gift will provide nourishment and hope for families staying in VOA’s shelters and families in the community who visit our Food Pantry.
The Gift of Childhood $60: Make it possible for children from economically disadvantaged households to attend Camp HEROES for a week in summer, where they can enjoy activities such as swimming, fishing, archery, rock-climbing and camp fires, while getting to know local police officers and firefighters who volunteer at the camp. This gift helps to build bridges for a more peaceful community.
The Gift of Hope $100, $250. $500 or more: Your contribution will support VOA’s programs for the most vulnerable among us, wherever the need is greatest. VOA is dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Your gift of hope makes a positive impact in the lives of the people we serve.
The Gift of Powerful Impact. Make a powerful and long-lasting impact by choosing to make a monthly or quarterly donation to VOA. A gift of $10, $25, $50 or $100 a month can be an easy way to support the 6,000 people that VOA serves every year and will allow VOA to deploy resources where the need is the greatest. Join our family of Sustaining Donors and know that you are making an impact year-round for your community.