Announcing our 2020-21 Board of Directors

Volunteers of America North Louisiana is pleased to announce eight new community leaders who will serve a three-year term on the 2020-21 Board of Directors. New members include Chase Burns, president of Xpress Car Wash; Rev. Chris Currie, pastor of First Presbyterian...

Wayne’s Story

If you are ever in the Shreveport Highland neighborhood, there is a good chance you may have seen Wayne riding his 3-wheel bicycle down the road. Born with a developmental disability, Wayne moved to Shreveport in 1985 after attending Ruston State School and as he...

David’s Story

David’s mind used to be troubled. “When I was troubled, I was hearing voices.”   David shares. “When I hear a voice, it echoes in me. I’m very shocked.” David has schizophrenia, which is a condition where people see and hear things that other people don’t see or hear....

Introducing Day of Hope on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020.

Volunteers of America North Louisiana introduces their first virtual giving campaign called Day of Hope which will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 in an effort to raise much needed funds to eliminate a current fiscal year $2.35 million funding gap and provide...

Dylan’s Story

Dylan knows life is about choices. When he was 17, he and his best friend chose to enlist in the United States Marine Corp for four years. He says his time in the Marines was the best and worst of his life. Another choice changed Dylan’s life forever. “I...

Gregory’s Story: Homeless to Hopeful Veteran

“I’ve had issues with substance abuse my whole life since my early teens,” Gregory shared at our Hope Begins Here tour.   At age 17, Gregory joined the U.S. Air Force hoping for direction and a sense of purpose.  When he didn’t receive it in...

Helping our Heroes: Kim’s Story

Kim, a United States Navy veteran, is finding her purpose in life. At 17 years old, Kim joined the Navy as her way to gain confidence, travel and attend college. She shared, “I loved everything about it. I had only been to Houston during high school and there I was in...