Videos

2016 – Making a Difference

We are proud to present our "2016 – Making a Difference" video! Volunteers of America Southwest staff have worked enthusiastically and tirelessly this year to improve the lives of those we serve. Thank you to our staff, donors, sponsors, Board of Directors, and volunteers for making 2016 an incredible year - let's make 2017 even more impactful!


Volunteers of America Southwest Talk to CW6 About Their Veteran Services Center

We were featured on CW6 San Diego! Our Director of Behavioral Health, Mary Lubey, spoke with CW6 on Veterans Day about the work we do to support the veterans in our community. Check out the clip!


NBC Highlights Volunteers of America Southwest’s Pancake Breakfast

NBC 7's Whitney Southwick sat down with Mary Lubey, Division Director of Behavioral Health Services of Volunteers of America Southwest, to talk about the Pancake Breakfast to support our Hawley Veterans Center in El Cajon.


Volunteers of America Southwest Give 100 Backpacks to Children

Volunteers of America Southwest gave out 100 backpacks filled with helpful school supplies to children in Chula Vista Friday morning. The donations were from a program called Success in a Backpack that helps children gain access to the school supplies they need to help them in their schoolwork . Each backpack is paid for with single donations of $22 on their website. NBC covered this heartwarming event on the 4pm evening newscast on 7/15/16.


Volunteers of America Southwest on NBC during PTSD Awareness Month

Bridget Naso of NBC 7 San Diego highlighting our client, Volunteers of America, Southwest, and their program- the Hawley Center- during PTSD Awareness month.


Volunteers of America Southwest Celebrates 120 Years - KUSI

Volunteers of America is celebrating its 120th birthday, and Volunteers of America Southwest kicked off the celebration with an event at BRICK at Liberty Station on Thursday, March 31. KUSI was live at BRICK, to speak with Gerald McFadden, President and CEO of Volunteers of America Southwest.


Volunteers of America Southwest Provides Homes and Services to Veterans – CW6

Volunteers of America Southwest’s Hawley Veterans Service Center in El Cajon provides services and homes to once homeless veterans. Gerald McFadden, CEO of Volunteers of America Southwest talks about the Center’s approach to solve veteran’s mental health issues and Florentino Baiza talks about his journey and transition through the Center with CW6.


Volunteers of America Southwest on KUSI San Diego People - Making Donations Count

On Sunday December 27, 2015 viewers tuned into KUSI News San Diego People to learn how to make your year end gifts wisely and where to give. Our CEO Gerald McFadden is joined with the San Diego Foundation and the St. Madeleine Sophie's Center.


Volunteers of America Southwest Meals Program on KUSI News- Pt. 1

KUSI's Brad Perry at the Volunteers of America Southwest Kitchen learning about our mission, the kitchen, and the services we provide the community.


Volunteers of America Southwest Meals Program on KUSI News- Pt. 3

KUSI's Brad Perry at the Volunteers of America Southwest Kitchen learning about our mission, the kitchen, and the services we provide the community.