volunteers of america

Spokane's Christmas Bureau an opportunity to support childhood literacy

Check out this great article from the Spokesman featuring an interview with Volunteers of America's CEO Marilee Roloff detailing her commitment to supporting childhood literacy through the Christmas Bureau's book table.  Marilee is an amazing community partner, and a fierce advocate for vulnerable populations who gets things done and is always open to new ideas.  Download a PDF of the full article below.

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Congratulations to Sister Peter Claver Humanitarian Award Nominees!

We would like to extend warm congratulations to the 2015 Sister Peter Claver Humanitarian Award nominees, who were recognized at Providence Sacred Heart at a ceremony on October 6.  The Award is presented each year to an "extraordinary person whose faith and good works inspire their colleagues, friends or families, and enrich the lives of others—especially the poor and vulnerable."  Take a look at the full list of nominees on Providence's website.

We would also like to extend a special congratulations and a huge thank you to current EHF board member Mary Selecky, to founding EHF board member Garman Lutz, and to Marilee Roloff, President and CEO of Volunteers of America Spokane, for their significant contributions to our work over the years.  We are proud to partner with such inspiring community leaders in our progress toward transforming Eastern Washington into the state's healthiest region!

Recognizing the 2015 Nominees for the Sister Peter Claver Humanitarian Award, October 6, 2015.

Recognizing the 2015 Nominees for the Sister Peter Claver Humanitarian Award, October 6, 2015.