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Living Spaces And CBS Ecomedia Partner To Make Critical Upgrades To Hollywood Veterans Center In Los Angeles

Important Improvements Help Provide a Peaceful Environment for Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars
Press Release

May 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Living Spaces, a furniture retail company serving California and Arizona, has partnered with CBS EcoMedia to make critical upgrades to the Hollywood Veterans Center, operated by Volunteers of America, Greater Los Angeles. These upgrades will enhance the environment at the Center in ways that have been proven to be effective in alleviating symptoms of PTSD, including hypervigilance, stress, anxiety and severe depression.

UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia Renovate Volunteers of America Southwest’s Hawley Veterans Services Center

Enhancing wellness for homeless veterans with disabilities – project beautifies landscape, enhances comfort and improves energy efficiency
Press Release

March 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UnitedHealthcare employee volunteers today completed a landscape-beautification project at the Hawley Veterans Services Center and helped renovate the facility that serves San Diego-area homeless, disabled veterans.

Volunteers of America of Florida, UnitedHealthcare and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Celebrate Renovations at Arbor Place Apartments

UnitedHealthcare employees and Buccaneers representatives volunteer at Arbor Place Apartments
Press Release

TAMPA, Fla., November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Volunteers of America of Florida, UnitedHealthcare and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrated the kitchen renovation, installation of new outdoor exercise equipment, and exterior renovations at Arbor Place Apartments today.

Arbor Place Apartments, a Volunteers of America of Florida facility, supports people with mental illnesses, chronically homeless citizens, veterans and families. The much-needed upgrades were made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare.

Bank of America Partners with Volunteers of America and CBS EcoMedia to Improve Housing for New York City Veterans

Bank of America volunteers beautify Volunteers of America facility in the Bronx
Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y., November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to generous financial support from Bank of America and in partnership with CBS EcoMedia, critical repairs and upgrades to important capital features will be made at two facilities operated by Volunteers of America-Greater New York, one in the Bronx and the other in Harlem, that provide permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless male and female veterans. These two facilities house 323 veterans in single-room apartments.

Honoring Veterans: New Partnership Enhances Health of San Diego Homeless Veterans

Bank of America employees volunteer to serve & celebrate launch of new healthcare clinic at Hawley Veterans Services Center
Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA, November 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, an army of 30 volunteers from Bank of America will converge on the Hawley Veterans Services Center to give back to those who served our country. The volunteers will complete a landscape beautification project which will serve as the launch to a new partnership with Volunteers of America, Southwest, Bank of America and CBS EcoMedia which will enhance the health and wellbeing of homeless veterans with disabilities.

NJEA Volunteers and EducationAd Funding support GED and Basic Skills Training Program for Homeless Veterans at Home for the Brave in Camden

Over 50 NJEA volunteers donate their time to work one-on-one with veterans to help them achieve General Education Development levels
Press Release

CAMDEN, NJ, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Active, retired and student New Jersey Education Association members spent today enthusiastically working with homeless military veterans on GED and Adult Education tutoring programs at the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Home for the Brave/Aletha R. Wright Center; conducting Mommy & Me programs and providing homework help at the Anna Sample Complex and Eleanor Corbett House; and then preparing and serving meals to residents at all three facilities.

NJEA Volunteers and EducationAd Funding support GED and Basic Skills Training Program for Homeless Veterans at Home for the Brave in Camden

Over 50 NJEA volunteers donate their time to work one-on-one with veterans to help them achieve General Education Development levels
Press Release

CAMDEN, NJ, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Active, retired and student New Jersey Education Association members spent today enthusiastically working with homeless military veterans on GED and Adult Education tutoring programs at the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Home for the Brave/Aletha R. Wright Center; conducting Mommy & Me programs and providing homework help at the Anna Sample Complex and Eleanor Corbett House; and then preparing and serving meals to residents at all three facilities.

The Home Depot® Foundation Provides Volunteers of America with More than $2 Million to Provide Homes and Services to Veterans in Need

Funding will benefit 15 programs that serve hundreds of homeless vets nationwide
Press Release

Alexandria, Va., June 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Expanding on an already vibrant partnership, The Home Depot® Foundation has pledged $2.075 million in new grants to Volunteers of America affiliates to address the critical need for housing and services for U.S. military veterans.

Hope, Renewal and Revitalization for Denver Veteran

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Earlier this week, Foundation Field Manager, Sherry Caraway spent a couple days in Denver meeting with our nonprofit partner, Volunteers of America Colorado. She had the wonderful opportunity to follow up with Frank Noble, a seventy-seven year old Korean War Veteran that was the recipient of a Team Depot home renovation in October. Sherry shares her experience below.

Grand Opening of Environmentally Focused Hope Manor Apartments Celebrates Supportive Housing for America’s Military

Energy-saving solar thermal hot water system funded by Energizer’s EcoAd Positivity contest
Press Release

(3BL Media) Chicago, IL – May 24, 2012 – Volunteers of America of Illinois, CBS EcoMedia Inc. (“EcoMedia”) and Energizer celebrated the grand opening today of the eco-minded Hope Manor Apartments, a supportive housing development that will provide housing and intensive services to more than 80 veterans a year who are struggling with the transition to civilian life and are dealing with homelessness, unemployment, mental health challenges or addiction.

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