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Stories of Hope

  • March 15, 2015

    Billy uses skateboards to fight homelessness

    A lot of the force behind Crosswalk is volunteer-driven. Many of those volunteers are actually kids who used to go to Crosswalk too. One of those kids grew up to be a man who tries to be as involved in helping out the community as much as possible...

  • June 5, 2014

    Josie proves them wrong: I won't be "just another homeless former-foster kid"

    Former foster youth, Josie, was blindsided by suddenly becoming homeless during her first year of college. Most kids her age would have given up under the pressure. But not Josie: she got a job, and then another, and another...

  • May 16, 2014

    Victoria shatters stereotypes by crunching data

    Victoria built a career crunching data at luxury hotels all over the world and using it to ways to improve their success. Now she is using her expertise to help Volunteers of America. “There is a story to tell behind the data,” she says. “And to be able to translate it to show the success of...


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