Volunteers of America, Southwest working to help vulnerable veterans

On Sunday, April 8, President & CEO Gerald McFadden and Executive Chef Chris Gardner appeared on Good Morning San Diego on KUSI.

Miss Maxine Makes A Difference One Individual At A Time


As a marriage and family therapist Maxine Kibble, known as Miss Maxine, has heard and seen a lot, but there is one case that she will always remember. 

From Vulnerable to Vibrant


Volunteers of America Southwest recently celebrated an incredible milestone, their 121st anniversary!

The Importance of Partnerships


Volunteers of America Southwest would like to recognize some of the great corporations who partner with them on their mission to inspire hope through their ministry of service by providing individuals and families with tools to improve their quality of life.

San Diego Workforce Partnership; Volunteers of America Southwest


We were featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune's Community Spotlight! Gerald McFadden, CEO of Volunteers of America Southwest (VOASW), and Everett Lundgren, the organization’s Chaplain, discuss the mission, programs and services of VOASW.

Gerald McFadden and Volunteers of America Inspire Educational Change


When was the last time you saw a statistic which effected your community and it inspired you to take action to change it? Statistics are powerful tools. They provide abstract images of demographics, epidemics, and can even inject hope into a community.

Super volunteer opens his heart and his oven, baking about 500 cookies a week


​James F. Mulvaney Jr. is being honored by Volunteers of America Southwest for his years of philanthropy. He is also active in supporting St. Vincent de Paul Village, the San Diego Center for Children and many more. He is also famous for his homemade cookies.

Veterans center in El Cajon helps homeless get back on their feet


Howard Collins served in the Marines for 12 years and is a veteran of Operation Desert Storm. Last year, he was working as a diesel truck driver, and living out of his vehicle when he started having heart problems. Learn more about Howard's transformation from vulnerable to vibrant at Volunteers of America Southwest's Hawley Veterans Services Center.

What Impactful Partnerships Look Like


In English and Spanish! Community is about the partnerships we create.

Helping Clients Prepare for the Future


In English and Spanish! The look on someone’s face when their life has been changed for the better is incredible.