Welcome to Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania
Volunteers of America has served the people of Pennsylvania since
1896, the same year our nationwide movement began with the promise to
"go wherever we are needed, and do whatever comes to hand."
Willingness. Creativity. Compassion. These underlying values of our
founding vision have led Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania to serve
others in many different ways.
With our century-old mission "to reach and uplift people," Volunteers
of America of Pennsylvania is one of the state's oldest, most
diversified and most effective charities.
Working in partnership with local faith congregations, government
agencies, businesses, individuals, and other nonprofit organizations,
and supported by thousands of individual donors and volunteers, we seek
to meet many of the most pressing social needs in the communities we
Our innovative human services directly address the quality of life in
Pennsylvania by meeting the material, emotional and spiritual needs of
individuals; by strengthening families, and by building healthier, more
productive, and more compassionate communities for all of us.