Press Releases

Volunteers of America Honors Dedicated Volunteers at their Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Volunteers of America Honors Dedicated Volunteers at their Annual Appreciation Luncheon   A Sunday school class, caring individuals and long-time supporters were among those honored for exceptional service to Volunteers of America North Louisiana during our annual Volunteer Luncheon. About 130 people gathered for the celebration at East Ridge Country Club. “Each of you here

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Over 60 Home Depot Associates Volunteer at Veterans Home

Over 60 Home Depot Associates Volunteer at Veterans Home   More than 60 members of Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer force, volunteered on their day off today and worked to transform our Veterans Transitional Living Facility. As part of a district-wide project, 9 stores from Shreveport to East Texas participated in the annual

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Lowes Home Improvement Employees Volunteer at the LightHouse

Employees from Lowes Home Improvement Stores Make Significant Improvements to Bossier LightHouse site   More than 30 employees from our three local Lowes Home Improvement stores in Bossier City and Shreveport teamed up to repair, paint and improve the Volunteers of America’s LightHouse site in Bossier City. Volunteer projects throughout the two workdays included: Painting

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Children and Families Programs Receive Generous Grants

Children and Families Programs Receive Generous Grants Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s children and families programs, The LightHouse and partnership with Communities In Schools, receive a $335,000 grant from the Community Foundation of North Louisiana and United Way of Northwest Louisiana. This year’s award breakdown is $35,000 from the United Way of Northwest Louisiana and $300,000

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Keiontae’s Story

Keiontae, a 2018 Byrd High School graduate, has a bright future and one thing is certain—he will be working. While attending high school, Keiontae had the opportunity to learn a secondary trade at the Caddo Career and Technical Center. This duel-enrollment led to a job shadow his senior year at Holmes Honda. He knew this is

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LightHouse Program Teams Up with Junior Achievement of North Louisiana

LightHouse Program Teams Up with Junior Achievement of North Louisiana   Over 30 middle school LightHouse children silently paid attention as Junior Achievement of North Louisiana volunteer, Dan Farris, led JA It’s My Business! program at Fair Park Middle School. This is all part of a collaborative effort between Volunteers of America North Louisiana’s afterschool

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