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Volunteers of America-GNY

Founder of Operation Backpack, provider of compassionate, critical services to tens of thousands of New Yorkers in need.

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This week, Zenith Energy provided supplies and new toys to make over the backyard play area of our domestic violence shelter in Brooklyn. Thank you for your donation! #donation #thanks #gratitude #ThankfulThursday #Brooklyn #domesticviolence #toys #backyard #play #summer #children
Today, a team from K&L Gates came by one of our residences to give the shared spaces of the building a fresh coat of paint. Thank you for your hard work! #volunteer #paint #spring #fresh #inspiration #giving #gratitude #thankyou #MakeADifference #supportivehousing
Thanks to AFCO for re-imagining the recreation room at one of our family shelters in The Bronx! They went the extra mile in planning, providing supplies, and getting hands-on as they helped paint the murals that were drawn by one of our staff members. #thanks #donate #recreation #kids #decorating #decor #design #mural #powerpuffgirls #dexter #teentitans #heyarnold #children #DoGood
This is your opportunity to do more. Check out our #volunteer opportunities today on our website: www.voa-gny.org #opportunity #inspiration #MondayMotivation #motivation #quote #reward #DoGood #MakeADifference
Helping #veterans navigate their benefits and entitlements is one component of our continuum of care. Show your support for our work by sharing this fact or donating at the link in the bio. #vets #help #benefits #entitlement #fact #NYC #nonprofit
#TBT to Earth Day where the children at one of our family shelters in #Manhattan were able to learn about conservation. They also got in "touch" with our planet by crafting with material found in nature and tie dying t-shirts. Thanks to DE Shaw Group for providing materials! #conservation #Earth #sustainability #children #education #crafts #learning #positive #nonprofit #give #thanks #planet #nature
We're celebrating both the dedicated teachers who work with our children every day in both of our Early Learning Centers and the many educators who show support for #OperationBackpackNYC . Thank you for all that you do! #TeacherAppreciationDay #teachers #children #teach #autism #developmentaldelay #inspiration #education #homelessness #NYC
If you're a young professional in your 20s or 30s who'd like to make an impact on your community, consider joining our newly launched Next Generation Network. Details on our website. #MondayMotivation #VOANextGen #philanthropy #youth #professional #community #quote #inspiration #motivation #millennial #generation
We are grateful to 12-year-old @pinkface_love for her contribution to #OperationBackpackNYC ! She held a bake sale and donated half of the proceeds to help homeless children her age. If you'd like to follow her example, please consider donating at www.donateoperationbackpacknyc.org #donate #inspiration #kids #baking #bakesale #gratitude #thankyou #youth #OperationBackpackNYC #school #NYC
Not only do we house formerly homeless individuals who have HIV/AIDS, but we also provide counseling, recreation, and support for these individuals to live as comfortably and stress-free as possible #fact #stress #health #HIVAIDS #counseling #support #relax #comfort #nonprofit #supportivehousing
Our 2017 Annual Report is here! Learn more about three lives that were changed through the creativity, tenacity, and compassion offered by VOA-GNY. Link in bio #nonprofit #annualreport #inspiration #client #stories #NYC #NJ #families #veterans #shelter
Each month, the @sigmaalphagamma Military Fraternity, with the help of Greg Bernard, organizes a game tournament at our East 119th Street Residence for #veterans . Thanks for all you do! #military #vets #games #gamenight #volunteer #GiveBack #thankyou #gratitude #inspiration #NYC #army #navy #marines
Last week, staff completed a training on how to make the most of relationships with volunteers who come to their sites. If you'd like to meet any of these friendly, informed men & women check out our #volunteer opportunities for both individuals & groups on our website. #volunteeropportunities #TeamVOA #work #training #volunteers #community #GiveBack #DoGood
At both of our supportive housing residences for #veterans , clients are encouraged to engage in meaningful social and recreational activities. #ThisIsWhyWeDoWhatWeDo #social #fact #science #vets #care #interesting #housing #NYC #supportivehousing #activities #meaning #WednesdayWisdom
You can show your neighbors in need that you care today by signing up to #volunteer or making a donation on our website. Link in bio. #MondayMotivation #VolunteerMonth #donate #volunteer #DoGood #nonprofit #NYC #neighborhood #community #quote #inspiration
Happy #EarthDay ! Thank you to those who have taken the time to help us upgrade indoor & outdoor spaces in which our residents can be proud to live. #volunteer #planet #beautification #outdoors #plant #garden #green #nonprofit
More than 60% of our students at the Bronx Early Learning Center are bilingual and many of them have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. #AutismAwareness #autism #specialneeds #education #prek #bronx #bilingual #language #learning #fact
Congratulations to Cohort 2, the first graduating class of Battle Buddy Bridge! Their training has certified them to be #veteran peer support specialists who guide other vets toward helpful community resources they may need. #vets #peer #peersupport #battlebuddy #B3 #military #army #navy #marines #support #nonprofit #NYC
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