Helping the Inland Northwest's Most Vulnerable Since 1896


Volunteers of America of Eastern Washington hosts a variety of unique events each year to raise awareness and funds to help our most vulnerable neighbors. Use the links below to get involved!

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Volunteers of America, Spokane's Annual Events

  • November 14, 2015

    National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

    Promoting the national endeavor to end hunger and homelessness

    National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is held each year the week before Thanksgiving. This is a time for us all to start to think about what we are thankful for, and a perfect time to share our compassion with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness.

  • December 14, 2015

    Christmas Bureau

    offering help and hope to thousands of needy families since 1945

    Donations to the Spokesman-Review Christmas Bureau fund buy high-quality toys and books for needy families who can come to the bureau to pick out a toy and a book for each of their children for Christmas Day. In addition, each household receives a grocery-store voucher to stock the cupboards for the holidays.

  • March 6, 2016

    Jam for Bread

    Jam for Bread is a benefit concert for Crosswalk, the Volunteers of America youth shelter.

    Jam for Bread is a benefit concert for Crosswalk teen shelter's GED program featuring performances by local musicians in a coffee-house style setting at Westminster United Church of Christ.

  • May 8, 2016

    I Remember Mama

    Make Mother's Day Special

    This special Mother's Day luncheon makes a wonderful Mother's Day gift for your loved one when you send an elderly low-income or disabled woman to an unforgettable afternoon complete with fine dining, entertainment, flowers, gifts and companionship.