Offer Hope, Restore Dignity, & Transform Lives

Videos

  • March 23, 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.

  • March 7, 2016

    Mr. Hatfield Found Hope Through His Mentors

    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

    Rachel Gives Kristi a Second Chance

    Two participants of the Second Chance Mentoring Program at STRIVE Indy in Indianapolis discuss what they learned and how they benefited from the program.

  • September 3, 2014

    Look Up & Hope

    Look Up and Hope: Recognized as an Evidence-Based Best Practice by Annie E. Casey Kids Count Report

  • September 3, 2014

    Look Up & Hope - Tierra's Story

    Tierra could maintain a connection with her children and heal from her traumatic past with the help of Volunteers of America's Look Up and Hope program. Through this program, staff seek to break the cycle of poverty for children affected by incarceration and walk beside them as they reach their full potential.

  • July 29, 2014

    First Lady Michelle Obama Recognizes Volunteers of America

    First Lady Michelle Obama recognizes Volunteers of America and the work we do with veterans. She commends Jim Zenner, a client-turned-employee, who now helps other vets and their families.

  • May 22, 2014

    Welcome to Volunteers of America

    Volunteers of America is the charity that always steps forward to help the most vulnerable. Founded in 1896, we're a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping people live healthy, safe and productive lives. Through hundreds of human service programs, Volunteers of America helps more than 2 million people including homeless veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, and men and women returning from prison.

  • August 22, 2013

    The Promise Kept

    For more than 117 years, Volunteers of America has been fulfilling a promise that was made by Volunteers of America co-founder Maud Booth to people within and coming out of incarceration. This is the story of her promise kept.

  • May 17, 2013

    Look Up & Hope - 3 Family Stories

    A 10-minute video featuring three families participating in Volunteers of America Indiana's groundbreaking Look Up and Hope program. Through the program, a family coach works with a woman who is incarcerated AND her family (her children and the caretaker of her children, often a female relative). The coach works with the whole family while the woman is incarcerated and then continues after she is released to ensure a more effective transition.

  • March 22, 2013

    Kassi's Story

    Kasi tells us how she came to be a resident of the Volunteers of America of Indiana's Theodora House and how reentry services have helped her.