Stories

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  • October 1, 2018

    Rebuilding Lives

    VOA Texas gives hope, healing after Hurricane Harvey.

    Mary Allen (pictured left on the corner photo with her daughter E’Vonne) is a single mother of two children in Missouri City, TX.

  • August 2, 2018

    MINT Mother, Baby Benefit to Birth Beyond Bars

    Rosales and Baby Ella benefit from a program where mothers and babies are 'MINT' to be together.

    Rosales is a non-violent offender who spent six months in the Volunteers of America Texas Mothers and Infants Nurturing Together program.

  • June 19, 2018

    Once a Client, Now an Employee

    Former client, Aurbandy Jackson, explains how she went from receiving services at VOA Texas to giving hope as an employee.

    "Volunteer of America Texas is heaven sent and I am proud to say I once was a client and now an employee!" Aurbandy Jackson, income support specialist.

  • November 16, 2017

    Six days. Five nights. One mission.

    VOA Staff Members travel to Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts

    ​After seeing the devastation Hurricane Maria left behind in Puerto Rico, Volunteers of America Texas sent a team of staff members to assist with recovery efforts.

  • November 10, 2017

    And Cut!

    Volunteers of America Texas officially celebrated the opening of its Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program in Fort Worth with a ribbon cutting.

    Volunteers of America Texas officially celebrated the opening of its Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program in Fort Worth.

  • November 10, 2017

    Difference Makers Awarded

    Volunteers of America Texas honored nearly a dozen individuals a its annual North Texas Difference Maker Awards.

  • July 1, 2017

    A Vet's Success

    Renae Baker, U.S. Navy veteran, moved to Conroe, TX from Salt Lake City, Utah on May 7, 2017. She moved in hopes of securing a better future, although, when she arrived, she had no home and no job. With in a week, she was enrolled in the Volunteers of America Texas Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) which helps homeless and unemployed veterans secure employment and other services needed through intensive case management and referral services.

  • May 22, 2017

    A Message from Angela King: The Johnson Amendment

    Angela King, president and CEO of VOA Texas, gives an update on the national discussion of the Johnson Amendment.

  • February 6, 2017

    Roof Rescue

    A Fort Worth business owner goes above and beyond to help a 100 year old repair severe damage to its roof.

    Volunteers of America Texas has been helping the most vulnerable Texans for 100 years, but a chance meeting between two men resulted in the organization being on the receiving end of a huge blessing.

  • February 6, 2017

    Dance into Sobriety

    Women in the VOA Texas Residential Treatment Center in San Antonio are Dancing their way Sober

    The Volunteers of America Texas Living in Good Healthy Treatment program in San Antonio, TX is offering a different approach to encourage sobriety in women who are seeking substance abuse treatment.