News & Events
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- Phone: 317-686-9779
October 14, 2016
Volunteers of America of Indiana Awarded Grant from the City of Indianapolis to Renovate Brandon Hall
Funds from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will be used to provide a better home for homeless veterans and men and women transitioning out of prison or jail.
September 23, 2016
On September 20, 2016, Fred Hash donated $25,000 to Lincoln Apartments on behalf of the Multifamily Coalition for Affordable Housing. These funds will be used to provide more services to the previously homeless veterans who live there.
August 4, 2016
Clients of Volunteers of America of Indiana in Evansville will get mattresses from Ashley Furniture to fully furnish their new homes.
September 30, 2016
Indiana has the second highest rate of parental incarceration in the nation. You can make an impact and reduce that number by volunteering to mentor mothers and fathers transitioning out of prison or jail.
September 1, 2016
To learn more about the addiction recovery center that Volunteers of America of Indiana provides for mothers with drug and heroin addictions, Congresswoman Brooks toured the Fresh Start Recovery Center.
August 15, 2016
Michelle avidly volunteered with her family and co-workers at the Richard Lugar Safe Haven for homeless veterans for about 1 1/2 years. But it wasn't enough for her, so she decided to start a nonprofit.
August 26, 2016
This open mic night will provide an opportunity for individuals to share their stories of incarceration.
March 31, 2016
On April 5th 2016, Volunteers of America Indiana will host a roundtable discussion about recidivism and community involvement at the Haughville Branch Public Library in Indianapolis from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Panel members will include volunteer mentors, and staff of Volunteers of America Indiana who have professional experience in reentry services. The event is free and open to the public.
September 3, 2015
On September 18, there will be a Stand Down event for veterans in Allen County.
May 13, 2016
Elizabeth participated in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program in Evansville, Max used to live at Brandon Hall in Indianapolis, and Randy found a job through the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program in Fort Wayne. Watch their stories.
March 7, 2016
Even though Mr. Hatfield spent a lot of time in prison, people in his community still found the compassion to mentor him and teach him how to live a better life.
January 21, 2016
Two participants of the Second Chance Mentoring Program at STRIVE Indy in Indianapolis discuss what they learned and how they benefited from the program.