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  • June 13, 2019

    How to Donate a Car

    If you have a car, truck, RV, or even boat that’s been taking up storage space for quite some time, you may be wondering the best way to get rid of it. Instead of dealing with the hassle of selling your vehicle, did you know you can donate your car to a nonprofit organization and make a significant difference in the lives of those in need?

  • April 16, 2019

    How college students can make a difference in their community by shopping at thrift stores

    Liz Anastasiadis, a college student, loves fashion but is on a tight budget. Shopping at thrift stores is the best way for her to find affordable fashion while giving back to her community.

  • April 15, 2019

    How to Spring Clean

    Spring is finally here and that can only mean spring cleaning. Clear out your closets by following our five steps and donate your purged wares to a Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana Thrift Store in Ohio.

  • January 9, 2019

    Employee Spotlight: Nicole Chinn

    Nicole Chinn, Senior Program Director of Residential Reentry in Mansfield, Ohio discusses how her team works together to help residents successfully reenter the community.

  • October 31, 2018

    What I learned from working a shift at our thrift store

    Debbie Gillum, Marketing and Digital Communications Specialist, worked at one of our thrift stores on Sale Day and reflects about the experience

  • June 28, 2018

    A Small Community With a Mighty Heart

    The small community of Sandusky came together to help renovate, rehab and repair the Crossroads shelter. Bob Toney expresses his pride in the Sandusky community for affecting real change in the lives of fellow citizens.

  • January 17, 2018

    Moral Injury: Veteran’s Wounded Soul

    Sonya Thompkins, Director of Veterans Services, explains what moral injury is, how it is affecting the soldiers who are returning from overseas, and what we are doing to help them.

  • November 10, 2017

    From the desk of Robert Toney, Crossroads Community Campaign Chair

    Read how Board Member, Robert Toney, learned Crossroads homeless shelter isn’t about handouts, this is a real program with real solutions to help people rebuild the foundations of their lives.

  • September 11, 2017

    Staff and Veterans save a resident's life at Liberty Landing

    When a life-threatening situation occurred to a homeless veteran at Liberty Landing, the teamwork of his fellow residents and staff members saved him.

  • August 14, 2017

    Volunteer ideas to help homeless veterans in Indiana

    Here's a list of 6 community service ideas you can do to help homeless veterans in your area.