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  • October 2, 2014

    Celebrity Fashion Show to Benefit Hope House Women's Shelter

    The 16th annual Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show raises funds that provide up to one-third of the Hope House women’s shelter annual operating budget—literally providing hot showers, warm beds and a second chance for nearly 350 vulnerable Spokane women each year.

  • April 15, 2014

    “I Remember Mama” Charity Event Offers One-of-a-Kind Mother's Day Gift

    Area residents have the opportunity to give Mom something local, green and inexpensive this Mother’s Day and make a difference for Spokane women in need at the same time by participating in the 16th annual I Remember Mama. For as little as $25, individuals and families can sponsor a “Mama”...

  • December 10, 2013

    Urgent Need for Winter Wear and Blankets at Local Shelters

    Due to recent low temperatures, local shelters and other housing programs run by Volunteers of America are in urgent need of new or used winter wear (hats, gloves, coats, etc.) and blankets of all sizes. Donations can be brought directly to the Crosswalk teen shelter (525 W Second Ave) at any time and will be distributed to homeless and low-income adults, youth, veterans and families throughout Volunteers of America programs.

  • October 11, 2013

    Celebrity Fashion Show to Benefit Hope House Women's Shelter

    The 15th annual Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show raises funds that provide up to one-third of the Hope House women’s shelter annual operating budget—literally providing hot showers, warm beds and a second chance for nearly 350 vulnerable Spokane women each year.

  • April 15, 2013

    “I Remember Mama” Charity Event Offers One-of-a-Kind Mother's Day Gift

    The most meaningful gift you can give this Mother’s Day is something that shows Mom how much she has taught you. Pass on her love and care by making a donation in her honor that allows a low-income senior—who might otherwise spend the day alone—to attend our special "I Remember Mama" Mother’s Day celebration.

  • May 30, 2012

    Chairs Coffee to Donate 10 Percent of June 4 Proceeds to Crosswalk Teen Shelter

    On Monday, June 4, 2012, Chairs Coffee (112 W. Indiana) will donate ten percent of their proceeds to Crosswalk teen shelter (525 W 2nd Ave) as part of their weekly “Give Back Monday.” The coffee shop is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the day of the event.

  • April 15, 2012

    “I Remember Mama” Charity Event Offers One-of-a-Kind Mother's Day Gift

    “It really is the perfect easy, meaningful gift,” explains Volunteers of America president Marilee Roloff. “It’s local—helping needy women right here in Spokane; it’s green—no stuff, no packaging; it’s simple—people can sign up online or on the phone in less than five minutes; and we even send a Mother’s Day card telling mom about your gesture on her behalf. But most importantly, so many moms spend so much time trying to teach their children about serving others. This is the perfect way to pass that on and to show her that it sunk in!”

  • March 27, 2012

    Crosswalk Teen Shelter Celebrates 25+ Years with Anniversary Open House

    For nearly 27 years, Crosswalk has been the only emergency shelter for teens in Spokane County. With the support of the Spokane community, Crosswalk now serves 1,000 teens each year, providing: three meals a day; an on-site school; a recreation program; and, of course, an emergency shelter. Crosswalk invites the community to join us Thursday, April 12 from 5-7pm for an open house and dinner.

  • January 15, 2012

    Providence Health Care Gives $5,000 to Susain Hope House Women's Shelter

    New financial support from Providence Health Care will allow Volunteers of America's Hope House women's shelter to help some of the most vulnerable in our community—more than 1,800 homeless single women in Spokane, many with mental health or chemical dependency issues—with nowhere else to turn but the cold, dangerous streets.

  • November 1, 2011

    Local Sports Bar Uses Grand Opening to Gather Bikes for Veterans

    This is the story of a sports bar, a group of veterans, and one hundred used bicycles—all about to get a new lease on life. The sports bar near the Spokane Arena formerly known as Season Ticket is about to start a new life as “The Tailgater.” Recently purchased by Sweet Beans Coffee owner Kyla Goff, the venue will have a grand reopening on Sept. 1 7, 2011, from 1-5 p.m.