Stories

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  • John's Story

    Read John's story and learn how Volunteers of America helped this ten year old's mother.

  • A Place to Call Home

    Life had always been hard for Walter. He lived in the basement of a church but was about to be evicted. This was not the first time he had been homeless and he figured he could live in his old station wagon for a while. At the age of 75 making such transitions weren’t as easy as they had been when he was a younger man. Learn how we helped him.

  • Caring for Those with Special Needs

    At 20, Charles, a you man with intellectual disabilities, had been institutionalized in the Milwaukee area for most of his life. Charles was one of almost 50 people with similar disabilities at the facility for whom individual housing in the community was found for them. Now, Volunteers of America Minnesota​ and Wisconsin will be Charles’ new home.

  • Karen Courageously Marches On

    Karen, a veteran of the Air Force, struggled upon returning stateside. Learn how we helped her thrive.

  • "She saved my life"

    Stories of living your faith through service

    Learn how Volunteers of America kept a senior client safe at home and advocated on her behalf when she was almost scammed.