Gloria overcomes her financial abuse troubles

Financial abuse affects individuals of all ages, but never are the effects more devastating than to a senior living on a fixed income. Ms. Gloria, a 94-year-old woman living in a senior independent living facility, faced this stark reality, but Volunteers of America’s Elderly Victim of Financial Abuse Supportive Service Program was there to help.… Read More

Jasriel and Sasha: A Life-Changing Friendship

​Jasriel was only six years old when she came to our Mentoring Children of Promise Program. She had no father and her mother was incarcerated, leaving her elderly grandmother to raise her, two older brothers and a younger sister. Thankfully, Sasha, a freshman at Tulane University, had applied to be a mentor with our program at just the right time to be paired with Jasriel. Read More