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Volunteers of America North Louisiana Expands Veterans Services

The Veterans Administration has provided much needed additional funding to assist veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers of America was recently awarded a statewide three-month, $1.1 million grant for its Supportive Services for Veterans Families program to provide support to qualified veterans who are in need of temporary financial assistance to pay  their rent and

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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 had left my ex-girlfriend’s house and

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Gregory’s Story: Homeless to Hopeful Veteran

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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 Subic Bay, Philippines. It

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Volunteers of America North Louisiana Receives National Certification from Communities In Schools

Volunteers of America North Louisiana, a licensed partner of Communities In Schools (CIS), has achieved national certification by demonstrating compliance with all Communities In Schools Total Quality System (TQS) standards.   “We are proud to have achieved our certification, because it demonstrates our commitment to serving students in our community with the greatest level of

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