Charity ReviewIssued: August 2015 Expires: August 2017
Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio, Inc.
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Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio is a church without walls that answers God’s call to transform our communities through a ministry of service that demonstrates to all people that they are beloved.
Incorporated: 1986 in OH
Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio (VOA) focuses on three impact areas:
- promoting self-sufficiency;
- fostering independence, and;
- encouraging positive development.
VOA promotes self-sufficiency for individuals and families who have experienced homelessness, or other personal crisis, including chemical dependency, involvement with the corrections system and unemployment. We focus on solution-oriented approaches, using a continuum of services from prevention to intervention to long-term support. Local programming includes a network of Retail Stores that serve communities surrounding Aurora, Brunswick, Columbus, Mansfield and North Olmsted, providing low-cost clothing and household items.
VOA Veteran Services includes transitional housing for homeless veterans under grants from Veterans Affairs in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Sandusky along with grants to address the special needs of chronically mentally ill veterans in both Cleveland and Columbus. Veteran
employment programs have been located in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Dayton. During 2014, a new
Supportive Services for Veteran Families program was opened in Columbus.
VOA Corrections Programs include halfway houses in Cincinnati, Dayton, Mansfield and Toledo, providing rehabilitation services to adult male populations. In addition, there is a housing assistance program for ex-offenders in Cincinnati.
VOA Housing Programs include mobile outreach and referral, emergency shelters for both homeless men and families, transitional housing programs for homeless men and permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless families. These programs are located in the Cleveland, Columbus, Mansfield and Sandusky areas. Housing Programs also include youth programming in Columbus.
Board Chair: Mr. Kyle Hanson, Board Member Business Affiliation: Community Choice Financial
CEO: Mr. Dennis Kresak, President & CEO
Board Size: 15
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 3.01%
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio, Inc. Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Monday, June 30, 2014.
The scope of this evaluation concerns activity statewide involving Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio, Inc., a BBB Accredited Charity since 07/21/1992, involving the following addresses:
1776 E Broad St Columbus, OH 43203 (FRANKLIN)
5640 W Broad St Columbus, OH 43228 (FRANKLIN)
4280 Macsway Ave Columbus, OH 43232 (FRANKLIN)
3620 Indianola Ave Columbus, OH 43214 (FRANKLIN)
624 Harmon Ave Columbus, OH 43223 (FRANKLIN)
1776 S High St Columbus, OH 43207 (FRANKLIN)
PO Box 28047 Dayton, OH 45428 (MONTGOMERY)
1824 Henderson Rd Columbus, OH 43220 (FRANKLIN)
24799 Us Highway 23 S Circleville, OH 43113 (PICKAWAY)
1063 N Aurora Rd Aurora, OH 44202 (PORTAGE)
1480 Pearl Rd Brunswick, OH 44212 (MEDINA)
4026 Mcdowell Rd Grove City, OH 43123 (FRANKLIN)
700 W Pete Rose Way Ste 334 Cincinnati, OH 45203 (HAMILTON)
8225 Brecksville Rd Ste 206 Brecksville, OH 44141 (CUYAHOGA)
1280 Park Ave W Mansfield, OH 44906 (RICHLAND)
1674 Parkway Towers Cincinnati, OH 45202 (HAMILTON)
775 E 152nd St Cleveland, OH 44110 (CUYAHOGA)
2710 Walton Ave Cleveland, OH 44113 (CUYAHOGA)
1563 East Blvd Cleveland, OH 44106 (CUYAHOGA)
1780 E Broad St Fl 3 Columbus, OH 43203 (FRANKLIN)
1931 S Gettysburg Ave Dayton, OH 45417 (MONTGOMERY)
290 N Main St Mansfield, OH 44902 (RICHLAND)
27240 Lorain Rd North Olmsted, OH 44070 (CUYAHOGA)
1401 N Summit St Toledo, OH 43604 (LUCAS)
BBB has determined that in addition to meeting BBB's 20 Standards for Charity Accountability, Volunteers of American of Greater Ohio, Inc. adheres to the BBB Code of Business Practices, which includes a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any complaints. BBB accreditation does not mean that the charity's programs or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB or that BBB has made a determination as to the charity's competency in performing services.
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