Stories

  • Lewis Tree Service Working Wardrobe support

    Thank you Lewis Tree Service for hosting a season-long donation drive to support our Working Wardrobe Program.

    These gently-used business suits, apparel and accessories will become interview attire for low-income and previously homeless men and women as they seek employment

  • "Blogger Closet Yard Sale" donations

    270 items were donated to VOA’s Working Wardrobe from the first annual #bloggersclosetyardsale

    270 items were donated to VOA’s Working Wardrobe from the #bloggersclosetyardsale hosted by the The Flower City Fashionista in Rochester NY. We were so fortunate to attend and grateful to collect these items for the program participants in our Working Wardrobe Community Outreach program. Thank you!

  • Randstad USA staffing Donation Drive

    Randstad USA staffing Donation Drive

    Thank you Randstad USA staffing in Rochester NY for hosting a recent Working Wardrobe donation drive for VOA.

  • Project Linus donations

    Project Linus, hand made blanket donations

    Participants in the Rochester NY group of "project linus" made and donated more than 200 blankets for the children who attend our VOA Children’s Center.

  • Brady Corp Bike Donations

    Brady Corp donates bikes assembled during team-building activity

    Brady Corp recently held their national sales conference in Rochester. One of their team building exercises was to assemble a child’s mountain bike (each team member had one tool or instructions). The 8 bikes were then donated to our VOA Children’s Center where we’ll distribute them to deserving students in our programs.

  • VOA's Caring Gifts Campaign

    Caring Gifts

  • ADT volunteers

    Thank you ADT Volunteers

    ADT volunteers spent time planting flowers and upgrading the landscaping at our program site in Downtown Rochester.

  • Real Men Read 2014

    Real Men Read volunteers

    The goal of the day is to promote male involvement in children’s lives and education, support positive parent-child relationships and encourage early literacy development.

  • Day of Caring 2014

    Day of Caring volunteers

    Special Thanks to Harris Corporation Manning & Napier Advisors, Hillside Work Scholarship Connection and RIT for volunteering at our Rochester VOA campus on United Way of Greater Rochester 2014 Day of Caring.

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