Back to School

The children we serve are focused on having a great school year, but they count on us for the resources to succeed. With your help, we ensure they have what they need on the first day of school and throughout the year.

Every kid deserves a great future – You can help.

You can help in your local area!

  • Make a contribution through our secure website.
  • Coordinate a gift card donation drive at your place of employment, civic group or place of worship.

The impact of your gift card donation:

$50 – will get 1 child a sturdy backpack, ink pens, pencils and notebooks

$75 – will get 1 high school age student the required scientific calculator

$100 – will get 3 sets of uniforms for 1 child

Our Donation Drop-Off Locations

Louisville, KY

Donations can be dropped off starting June 14, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Volunteers of America’s (VOA) offices at 570 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Or you can contact Donna Trabue at DonnaT@voamid.org or (502) 636-4641 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help. We have also partnered with Furniture Fair and items can be dropped off at: 9132 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40299

Lexington, KY

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at VOA located at 2473 Fortune Drive, Suite 110, Lexington KY 40509. Or you can contact Alicia Bures at AliciaB@voamid.org or (859) 254-3469, ext. 225 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Northern Kentucky

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at VOA located at 12885 Frogtown Connector Road, Walton, KY 41094. Or you can contact Beth Gabbard at ElizabethG@voamid.org or (859) 372-5600, ext. 113 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Manchester, KY

Donations can be dropped off at the following VOA locations:

  • Recovery Community Center located at 48 Owens Road, Manchester, KY 40962, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Family Recovery Court located at 219 Main Street Manchester, KY 40962, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Wal-mart located at 240 Manchester Square Shopping Center, Manchester, KY 40962
  • Dollar General Store at 631 Hwy 80, Manchester, KY 40962

You may contact Walter Mullins at WalterM@voamid.org or (606) 658-9236 or Ashley Owens at AshleyO@voamid.org or (606) 658-9240 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Johnson City, TN

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at VOA located at 112 E Myrtle Ave Suite 300, Johnson City, TN. Or you can contact Terry Rogers at TerryRogers@voamid.org or (423) 461-0044 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Knoxville, TN

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at VOA located at 9111 Cross Park Drive, Building E, Suite 119 Knoxville, TN 37923. Or you can contact Karen Dunn at KarenD@voamid.org or (865) 314-7694 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Nashville, TN

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at VOA located at 446 Metroplex Drive, Suite A 100, Nashville, TN 37211. Or you can contact Randy Brothers at RandyB@voamid.org or (615) 885-2552 for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Memphis, TN

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at VOA located at 6591 Summer Knoll Cove, Bartlett, TN 38134. Or you can contact Teisha Pendleton at TeishaP@voamid.org, (870) 317-0530 cell or (901) 937-0100 ext. 101 office for additional drop-off times or to talk about other opportunities to help.

Clark and Floyd Counties in Indiana

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at VOA located at 2676 Charlestown Road, Suite 11, New Albany, IN 47150. Contact Audra Upshaw at AudraU@voamid.org with questions. We have also partnered with Furniture Fair and items can be dropped off at: 757 E Lewis and Clark Pkwy, Suite 702, Clarksville, IN 47129

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