Stories

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  • Barbie's Story

    There is no shame in getting help when you need it.

    Barbie found hope and healing at Volunteers of America

  • Life on His Own

    Dakota's impressive transition into adulthood.

    When Dakota first arrived at the Independent Living program, he didn't even know how to buy groceries. Now, he has all the skills he needs to live independently.

  • The Strength to Start Over

    Ronnie faced many obstacles as he searched for stability, but he finally has a place to call home.

    Ronnie faced many obstacles as he searched for stability, but he finally has a place to call home.

  • A Little Christmas Magic

    Stuffed Stockings for Struggling Kids

    This Christmas, our generous donors helped us to fill a stocking for each of the children receiving services here at Volunteers of America.

  • Stacey's New Home

    Overcoming Addiction and Homelessness

    Stacey was about to leave the VA Domiciliary and find himself living on the streets once more. With VOA's help, he now has a safe place to live as he continues to work towards the life he wants to live.

  • Nick's Life Story Dance

    Hope and compassion for others on the Red Road

    Nick shares his life story dance and a little about the transformation that took place during his time at The Life House.

  • A Veteran and His Dog

    From Instability to a Happy Home

    Mark and Deacon had not eaten for a week when they came to VOA. Now, they have stable food, shelter, transportation, and income.

  • A History of Re-Entry

    Maud Ballington Booth's Legacy

    Co-founder Maud Ballington Booth was committed to helping previously incarcerated individuals transition back into society. We continue that work at Booth Hall in Gillette, WY.

  • Starting over at 72 - From a Tent to an Apartment.

    Ruth's Story of Strength, Bravery, and Hope.

    Ruth left her abusive husband. She had nothing but an old car and a tent from the dumpster. Now, she has an apartment and a community.

  • Amelia's Journey

    Heartbreaking loss, homelessness, and a house fire.

    The struggles seemed never-ending, but with VOA's help, Amelia and her daughter's have been safe and housed through them all.