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Christmas Bureau

LEARN MORE & PARTICIPATE   What is the Christmas Bureau? The Christmas Bureau is an annual holiday assistance program coordinated by Catholic Charities Eastern Washington, Volunteers of America, and the Spokesman-Review.  The program is made possible by generous monetary funds and volunteer hours donated by community members and organizations. In 2023 we celebrate our 77th anniversary!

Mardi Bras Spokane

Proceeds from Mardi Bras 2023 benefit the VOA Hope House and Transitions' Women's Hearth. Together they provide wrap-around services for those experiencing homelessness, beginning in the day with the Women's Hearth drop-in center and ending in the evening with shelter at the Hope House Women's Center. Lift up those in need! Host a Mardi Gras party and invite friends to join virtually or in person. Donate and make an impact for those experiencing homelessness: $5 ............supply deodorant $10 ..........provide a box of tampons $12 ........ supply new socks for warm feet $15......... underwear or boy shorts (all sizes) $50 ........give...

Annual Campaign

Volunteers of America Eastern Washington (VOA) has partnered with local restaurants for their 2nd Annual ‘Give & Gather’ event starting Monday, April 22nd through Friday, April 26th. During the week-long promotion, each participating restaurant will donate a portion of their proceeds to VOA. The purpose of this event is not only to promote local businesses, but also to raise awareness about the work of VOA in providing shelter and front door keys to those in need. Whether it is $10 to purchase a bus pass for someone to get to a job interview or $500 to give the gift of education to a...

I Remember Mama

Each year, we have the privilege of hosting a heartfelt Mother's Day luncheon for the courageous women in our programs, including the young mothers residing in Alexandria's House. These courageous mothers, often finding themselves without local family and friends, find comfort and camaraderie in our gathering as they navigate through a special day missing those they love. Mother's Day carries significant weight for those we serve, especially with the added trials of homelessness. Your generosity has the power to transform their day into one filled with joy and warmth. By contributing just $35, you can sponsor one of these resilient...

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