The Volunteers of America Chesapeake Blog

Welcome, Dr. Cayce

Nadia New Hire

We want to send a warm welcome to the newest member of our executive team, Dr. Nadia Cayce. She will serve as vice president of our DC Programs.

Dr. Cayce brings to VOAC an extensive background in family support services.

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We are ‘One Body’

The “O” in VOICE of Faith stands for “One Body.”

READ: VOICE of Faith, Our Core Values Explained 

Our employees explain what being One Body means to them.

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VIDEO: ‘VOICE of Faith’ Explained

If you have visited our website this month, you’ve noticed our VOICE of Faith takeover! (more…)

Guest Post: Volunteers of America Chesapeake Driving to Fill a Need

Reposted from the 100WomenStrong of Loudoun County blog. The philanthropic group donated $10,000 to VOAC’s Homeless Services Center back in April.

Loudoun County has a shuttle system designed to help area homeless to obtain and maintain both employment and housing opportunities that would not be available to them due to lack of reliable transportation. Provided by Volunteers of America Chesapeake (VOAC), a 2017 grant recipient, the goal of the Hope’s Chariot Transportation Program is to help homeless people to increase their stability and self-sufficiency. (more…)

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.

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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…)