Volunteers Of America

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.



The Holidays Find Many Families In Need; Volunteers Of America Find A Way To Help

The holiday season is upon us — and while many of us will celebrate with family and friends, exchanging gifts and eating plenty of great food — others are not as fortunate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

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Volunteers Of America Hosts Adopting Families Event

Volunteers of America will present their 20th Annual Adopting Families Event in Birmingham.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012


GLITR Partners With VOA To Adopt Families For Holidays

OK, it’s almost Thanksgiving, so I’m ready to officially open the Christmas season. And once again this year, we’re doing that in a very special way at your Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report. We’re partnering with Volunteers of America – Michigan to encourage GLITR readers to “Adopt A Family” this holilday season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012


Volunteers Of America Hosting Sports Fundraiser Monday

It’s that time of year again, when Volunteers of America runs its outstanding Adopt A Family program to make sure the less fortunate have a good holiday season. And the organization’s big annual fundraiser is right around the corner. “Athletes Adopting Families” will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at the Reserve at Big Rock in Birmingham.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

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New Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans Breaks Ground

Volunteers of America Michigan will break ground on a new transitional housing program for homeless veterans in Detroit Thursday, May 12th.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2011

Adopt A Family This Holiday Season

The Volunteers of America Michigan Adopt A Family program is underway with the organization hoping to help over 4,000 families, which include 20,000 children.



VOA Asks GLITR Readers To ‘Adopt A Family’

Volunteers of America is looking for a few good GLITR readers to Adopt A Family this holiday season. This terrific program brings a merry Christmas into the homes of the less fortunate. Sponsors who would […]