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  • September 17, 2018

    The Secret Truth About Thrift Stores

    It shouldn’t be a big secret how thrift stores operate, sort donations and how much they value the clothes and household items donated by community members like you. The proceeds of Volunteers of America thrift stores support life-saving programs for community members in need.

  • July 25, 2018

    How can I donate to Operation Backpack®?

    So, you know that you want to participate in Operation Backpack® but now what? There are a few ways to get involved, allowing you to choose the method that works best for you. Let's go through all the ways you can give homeless children in Ohio confidence.

  • July 12, 2018

    How to Host a Back to School Backpack and Supply Drive

    When you host a back-to-school backpack and school supply drive for Operation Backpack®, you help prepare kids in need with the tools to succeed in school.


  • January 1, 2018

    Max and Phillip Buy a House

    In 2013, Max and Phillip met at Brandon Hall as homeless veterans. Now, four years later, they bought a house!

  • August 31, 2017

    Volunteers of America of Indiana - Mission & Scope

    Volunteers of America of Indiana has four main service areas - support for homeless veterans, reentry services, behavioral health treatment, and independent senior housing.

  • March 28, 2017

    Highlight Video: Breakfast Fundraiser 2017

    On March 16, 2017 Volunteers of America of Indiana had a great fundraiser to fund the expansion of the Fresh Start Recovery Center. HUGE thanks to the Whitsett family for letting us have it at their home.

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  • 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.