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  • May 14, 2015

    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans Hosts Reach For The Stars Breakfast

    On Thursday, May 14, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans hosted its annual Reach For the Stars Breakfast at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. The annual breakfast invites donors to join the Reach For The Stars Society, a group of supporters who make continuing commitments to provide exceptional support to those served.

  • February 10, 2015

    Volunteers of America’s 23rd Annual GolfStar Classic Tees Off Tuesday, March 17

    The GolfStar Classic tees off Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at TPC Louisiana to benefit Volunteers of America’s Adoption Program. Once again this year’s golfers and non-golfers alike will be treated to a day of fun and excitement with great food, a fabulous silent auction and the opportunity to win a 2015 Mercedes CLA250.

  • June 29, 2015

    UNO Women’s Basketball Teams Up with Volunteers of America to Mentor Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Players from the University of New Orleans women’s basketball team were matched with children in Volunteers of America’s Mentoring Children of Promise program on Monday, December 29th during a Mentor Meet and Greet event at Lakefront Arena. Mentoring Children of Promise matches caring adult mentors with children who have a parent in prison in order to provide them with extra attention, encouragement, guidance and hope.

  • November 18, 2014

    Volunteers of America Hosts National Adoption Month Carousel Party

    In celebration of National Adoption Month, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans hosted its annual Carousel Party on Saturday, November 15 in City Park’s Carousel Gardens to celebrate families brought together through its Adoption Program.

  • November 12, 2014


    Healthy lunches for hundreds of underserved school kids were prepared by UnitedHealthcare employees today at Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans’ Fresh Food Factor. Fresh Food Factor, a program of Volunteers of America, is a community effort that provides New Orleans public school students healthy, nutritious food.

  • October 28, 2014

    Volunteers of America Honored by National Housing & Rehabilitation Association

    New Orleans, LA (October 28, 2014) – Renaissance Neighborhood Development, a subsidiary of Volunteers of America, is delighted to accept the 2014 J. Timothy Anderson Award (Timmy’s) for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation in the category of “Best Historic Rehab Utilizing New Market Tax Credits” for its work in the Lykes Steamship District.

  • October 23, 2014

    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans Celebrates Lights On Afterschool

    On Thursday, October 23, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans’ Lighthouse Afterschool Program participated in this nationwide event to draw attention to the many ways our afterschool programs support students. At the schools they serve, The Lighthouse Program provides 300 hours of academic enrichment to each child’s school year.

  • October 15, 2014

    Volunteers of America Breaks Ground in Terrebonne Parish

    The Bayou Cane Apartments located on Synergy Center Boulevard in Houma will add 82 newly-constructed apartment homes to the community next summer. The 4-acre landscaped site will feature five, two- and three-story garden-style apartment buildings, a playground, community center, dog park, on-site parking and a nature trail.

  • September 16, 2014

    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans Celebrates Direct Support Professionals Week

    Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), also referred to as caregivers, personal assistants and direct care or homecare aides, provide daily support services for the many Americans living with disabilities. By providing appropriate support, DSPs help people with disabilities live in their own homes, pay their bills and enjoy recreational activities.

  • September 12, 2014

    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans’ Senior Volunteers Honor Our Firefighters and Police Officers

    Beginning in 2002, family members who lost loved ones in the September 11th attacks began to seek a forward-looking tribute to honor those lost and pay tribute to those who rose up in service. This year the members of the St. Tammany Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans, honored firefighters and law enforcement officers in our community.