Volunteers of America releases four newsletters annually, providing you with updates on the many accomplishments throughout the year. In our “Spirit” Newsletter, we like to recognize success stories from our program participants, donors for their support and dedication to VOA, and how poverty is being alleviated in our community through our work.

Recent News

The Farm

The Farm: Providing Produce from an Unexpected Place

This past November, Volunteers of America launched a new program: The Farm! The Farm is a sustainable program, funded in large part by an American Rescue Plan grant from Monroe County, that helps to combat food insecurity by growing and distributing fresh produce to low-income households…

Welcoming New Leaders to VOA

Dr. Nate Sheppard is VOA’s new Regional Vice President of Site-Based Housing. Dr. Sheppard is a veteran with more than 20 years working for non-profit agencies supervising facilities and operations. As Regional VP, he is responsible for VOA’s permanent supportive housing…

Wendy Dettmer

Wendy Dettmer Receives RBJ Women of Excellence Award

Wendy Dettmer, Volunteers of America’s Vice President of Community-Based Programs, has been recognized as one of Rochester Business Journal’s 2024 Women of Excellence Honorees. This accolade is awarded by the RBJ’s editorial staff
and an independent panel of judges…

Sign Up for Our E-Newsletter

Please fill out the form below with your name and contact information to have our electronic newsletters delivered directly to your email inbox.

Skip to content