Helping America's Most Vulnerable

News Releases

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  • September 20, 2017

    Reading Partners: Foster Grandparents Make an Impact

    Jan Mayer got involved with Reading Partners through a partner organization called Foster Grandparents. The Foster Grandparent program places individuals 55 or older into local organizations or schools that work with children.

  • September 5, 2017

    Flash Freeze Grabs Attention of RiNO Area Visitors

    More than a dozen volunteers from the Foster Grandparents Program and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program joined forces Friday before Labor Day weekend for a “Flash Freeze” to spread the word about their programs and improving childhood literacy rates.

  • August 25, 2017

    Veteran Services Center received grant from DVNF

    The Volunteers of America Colorado Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $10,000, which will help fund the Veterans Treatment Program.

  • July 24, 2017

    Volunteers of America Colorado CEO and Board Urge CO Delegation to Stop Trump’s Budget

    President Trump’s proposed budget would cripple Volunteers of America and its mission. The organization’s board and CEO address congress directly.

  • June 23, 2017

    Resurrected Red Wine & Seafood Raises Money for Chronically Homeless Women

    Thanks to the saving grace of Sage Hospitality and Walter Isenberg, Red Wine & Seafood was able to come back for its 21st anniversary. The event brought in more than $20,000 for the Irving Street Women's Residence.

  • May 19, 2017

    From Marine to Grandparent, Roddy Teaches Valuable Lessons

    Roddy is one of more than 140 foster grandparents in Denver, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. Like many, Roddy is a serial volunteer who enjoys helping people, especially children. Unlike many, the life lessons she brings into the classroom were birthed in the Marine Corp.

  • May 10, 2017

    I Remember Mama Turns 25

    Nearly 70 senior women poured into Whiskey Tango Foxtrot early Tuesday morning to celebrate Mother's Day at the Volunteers of America Colorado's 25th annual I Remember Mama event.

  • April 6, 2017

    Navy Recruitment Officials make memories serving Denver seniors

    On Friday, nearly 70 Navy recruitment officials volunteers for VOA's Yard Angel service, providing general yard maintenance for vulnerable seniors in the Denver metro area.

  • March 23, 2017

    VOA Colorado’s Foster Grandparents recognized during Annual Mayor Recognition Day

    Volunteers of America Colorado's foster grandparents in Colorado Springs were recognized on Monday during the 5th Annual Mayor Recognition Day for National Service, along with three other area nonprofit organizations.

  • March 15, 2017

    Volunteers of America receives $20,000 grant

    Volunteers of America Colorado again received a $20,000 grant through the Colorado Rockies Charity Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The Grant will support two volunteer programs focused on improving children’s literacy: the Foster Grandparent Program and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).