The Volunteers of America Chesapeake Blog

VIDEO: Fannie Mae’s 7 Days to Serve

rain or shine volunteering

Rain or shine, volunteers from mortgage loan company Fannie Mae continue their five-year-long commitment to supporting our clients.

They held their #7DaystoServe campaign on May 8-14, 2017.


VIDEO: 3 Minutes with Russ

Every month, our President and CEO Russ Snyder gives a video update of VOAC happenings.

In this edition, he takes us on a tour of one of our group homes with Kim Edge-Massey, Program Director of VOAC’s Prince George’s Behavioral Health Program. (more…)

Mental Health & the Underserved; Podcast Episode #6

How can we best provide mental health education and resources for underserved people in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.?

That’s are focus on this episode of Vision and Voices, featuring Celeste James and Dr. Amit Patel of Kaiser Permanente.  (more…)

VIDEO: May Church Service Replay

We invited Pastor Angel Negron of Bilingual Christian Church of Baltimore to share the message at our May church service.

Enjoy the replay here:


What You Need to Know about Childhood Mental Health; Podcast Episode #5

If you’re a parent, teacher, or caregiver, you need to hear this episode. (more…)

VIDEO: Harvest for Hope 2017 Preview

SAVE THE DATE: Our next Harvest for Hope Breakfast is October 25, 2017, at 8 a.m. in Arlington, VA.

It’s always a powerful experience to hear client testimonies and learn about the need for homeless services in Northern Virginia.

Take a look at this preview, and we will see you there!



Our April Church Service in Lanham, MD

Please enjoy this full recap of our church service from April 2017.

Pastor Damein Johnson of Seabrook Seventh-Day Adventist Church led the sermon.

We are proud to host a monthly service featuring DC, Maryland, and Virginia pastors at our Lanham headquarters.

Service is held at noon on the first Wednesday of the month. All are welcome to join us! (more…)