UnitedHealthcare’s support triples the amount of healthy meals served to students in New Orleans Public Schools
November 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Healthy lunches for hundreds of underserved school kids were prepared by UnitedHealthcare employees today at Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans’ Fresh Food Factor. Fresh Food Factor, a program of Volunteers of America, is a community effort that provides New Orleans public school students healthy, nutritious food.
Craig Stammen joined our Action Teams of the Week to pack and distribute groceries for disabled residents in DC area
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Our Action Teams of the Week are Bishop Ireton, HB Woodlawn, and St. Stephens & St. Agneshigh schools from Virginia.
On Saturday, October 25, more than 20 Action Team Captains from Bishop Ireton, HB Woodlawn, and St. Stephens St. Agnes high schools joined forces with Alexandria Involved Ecumenically (ALIVE) to pack and distribute groceries for 200senior citizens and disabled residents of Ladrey High-Rise.
Each year an increasing number of high school students across the U.S. are joining the Action Team national youth volunteer program. When they join the Action Team, they’re joining a team that’s 50,000 strong, and one that includes Major League baseball players and students from Maine to Maui and points in between.
Dozens of high school students from the New York, New Jersey, Virginia and the Washington, D.C. area converged at Citi Field to train as Action Team high school volunteers.
Victor Black and Eric Young, Jr. of the Mets as well as Kevin Frandsen and Craig Stammen from the Nationals joined the young people in an auditorium at the ballpark hours before their game on Saturday evening for the volunteer group’s second regional training session.
Window World of Pittsburgh Employees Volunteer To Hand Out Free Backpacks to Underserved Students
August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Window World of Pittsburgh, a franchise of Window World, Inc.®, America's largest replacement window and home remodeling company, has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its EducationAd program to support Volunteers of America Pennsylvania’s All of Us Care program. Window World of Pittsburgh’s funding will support critical program costs, such as educational materials and workshops, that will enable Volunteers of America to continue to support more youth in the community and enhance the quality of its program.
Padres' Grandal, Medica, Quackenbush, Stauffer and Torres will share unforgettable experiences with youth from San Diego area
The Players Trust begins the month of August right where it ended July: Brightening days for hundreds of underserved youth. On Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2, the Trust takes its Buses for Baseball and City Clinics programs to San Diego, CA, where Padres players will host two of the Trust’s most popular programs.
From New York to Maui, California to Japan, the Action Team Captains are making great strides this year with all of their hard work, enthusiasm, and dedication to volunteerism.
Each year, Action Team Captains high schools around the world dedicate their time to serving their communities and inspiring others to do the same. From running successful food drives to visiting the elderly at local nursing homes, and working with their local Special Olympics teams Action Team Captains are constantly lending a helping hand to those in need.
Denver, CO, June 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Major League baseball player LaTroy Hawkins of the Colorado Rockies presented $150,000 in grants from the Major League Baseball Players Trust to seven Volunteers of America programs that further the organization’s mission to strengthen communities and build better lives for those in need. More than $2.3 million has been provided by the Players Trust to 75 Volunteers of America programs since the first grants were presented by Major Leaguers in 2003.