Stories

  • November 15, 2018

    A Life-changing Friendship

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

  • November 15, 2018

    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.

  • November 15, 2018

    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.

  • August 9, 2017

    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.

  • October 28, 2016

    Build self-reliance for second chances

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

  • October 28, 2016

    Help hope flourish through education

    Support kids to widen their rivers of opportunity.

  • December 3, 2014

    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.