volunteers of america http://wwno.org en Shreveport Home Depot employees spearhead improvements at veterans home http://wwno.org/post/shreveport-home-depot-employees-spearhead-improvements-veterans-home Employees from Shreveport Home Depot stores&#160;completed a&#160;number of building projects for veterans.&#160;They've built&#160;a bus shelter adjacent to the Volunteers of America Veterans Transitional Housing Program facility. The employees used their day off Friday to to serve veterans. Jack Parker, a store manager,&#160;has worked for Home Depot 21 years. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 47495 at http://wwno.org Northshore Focus: Volunteers Of America Teams Up For Suicide Prevention http://wwno.org/post/northshore-focus-volunteers-america-teams-suicide-prevention <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the past three years combined, St. </span>Tammany<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Parish has had 13 homicides. During that same period of time, more than 100 residents committed suicide. Rebecca </span>Thees<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with </span><a href="http://www.voagno.org/Landing.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Volunteers of America</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been on the front line of the parish’s efforts to curb this growing crisis.</span></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:00:07 +0000 George Bonnett 40369 at http://wwno.org