Stories

  • A Life-changing Friendship

    For Tynessia, Debbie’s visit with her in prison began a powerful, lifelong friendship 

  • Kelly's story

    Are you happy? That’s what Kelly wants to find out soon after you meet her. Kelly lives at Armour House, one of our ten residential care homes in Wisconsin. She has an intellectual disability, meaning that she thinks like a two-year-old, in a 42-year-old body.

  • Pops' story

    Tony, Craig, Karen, and Kelly have cared for their 86-year-old father for two years, since he was diagnosed with dementia. He still lives in the family home, surrounded by love and memories that come and go.

  • Restoring Dignity for Older Adults

    VOA-MN's Center for Excellence in Supported Decision Making

    The Center for Excellence in Supported Decision Making (CESDM) advocates for vulnerable and incapacitated members of society.

  • Build self-reliance for second chances

    Welcome people who have made a mistake and paid the price, back into our community.

  • Help hope flourish through education

    Support kids to widen their rivers of opportunity.

  • David's story

    A homeless veteran and expectant father, an unexpected kindness, and the services offered by Volunteers of America Minnesota/Wisconsin come together to uplift three lives.