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Senior Director of Communications and Government Relations
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Recent News:

"Take 1 for the Team" Vaccination campaign kicks off Monday
WYMT, August 30, 2021

Local recovery program using poetry to help with healing
WDRB, August 19, 2021

How one Kentucky employer got nearly 100% buy-in on its COVID-19 vaccine requirement
Courier Journal, August 9, 2021

Volunteers of America: After a challenging year, we celebrate the resilience of our kids
Courier Journal, August 6, 2021

Advocacy and community organizations recognize lawmakers for a bill that affects pregnant, incarcerated women
WYMT, August 5, 2021

Louisville woman marks 25 years collecting backpacks for kids in need
WLKY, August 3, 2021

Kentucky senator awarded for 'life-saving' efforts in getting incarcerated mothers better care
WLKY, August 3, 2021

Volunteers of America helping women
ABC 36, May 27, 2021

'I couldn't do it on my own': How the VOA Freedom House helps mothers in recovery
WYMT, May 18, 2021

Volunteers of America partners with Avesis to promote oral health among pregnant and parenting women
WYMT, May 12, 2021

Groups partner to promote oral health across Clay County, surrounding counties
WYMT, May 11, 2021

Teaching Motherhood
Cross Roads Magazine, May 2021

Power 50: Meet the Louisville area's top business influencers on our inaugural list
Louisville Business First, 2021

VOA celebrates one year anniversary
The Manchester Enterprise, March 5, 2021

Volunteers of America celebrates program aimed at keeping KY youth out of criminal justice system
WLKY, February 19, 2021

Senate committee OKs bill to help pregnant women in prison
WTVQ, February 4 2021

Early intervention and treatment that keeps families together.
Medical News, January 29 2021

WAVE 3 Listens Live! Volunteers of America Mid-states
WAVE 3, January 7 2021

Report: More KY Moms Incarcerated, with Negative Impacts on Kids
Public News Service, December 22 2020

Giving hope for the holidays: A story of recovery, friendship, gratitude and giving back
Courier Journal, December 20 2020

Kentucky Youth Advocates brief addresses impact of maternal incarceration, offers possible solutions
Northern Kentucky Tribune, December 18 2020

Mothers in Jail: Reforming a Flawed System
Spectrum News 1, December 16 2020

Churchill Downs, Volunteers of America team up to feed families in need this Thanksgiving
WAVE 3, November 23 2020

When parents are incarcerated, it's a 'shared sentence' for children
Courier Journal, November 19 2020

WAVE3 Listens Live! United Health Care
WAVE3, November 13 2020

Kentucky Program Nationally Recognized
WYMT, November 10 2020

Rising unemployment increased isolation are huge barriers to substance use disorder recovery, says Volunteers of America President & CEO
Bottom Line, November 2 2020

State's incarceration rate remains among highest: Group
WTVQ, October 28 2020

Moms Who Lost Custody of Their Kids Due to Addiction Overcome Darkness to Find 'Greater Things'

People Magazine, October 20 2020

Families Struggling with Substance Abuse Receive Federal Help
Spectrum News, October 19 2020

Louisville's all-day 'Give for Good' fundraiser sees more than$7 million in donations
WLKY, September 17 2020

Unlocked: Meet our Most Admired CEO's, Business Impact winners for 2020
Louisville Business First, September 16 2020

Mending a broken city: What does winning look like for Louisville?
Courier Journal, September 2 2020

Task force looks at reforming jails and prisons in Kentucky
WLKY, August 21 2020

45 Emerging leaders selected for 24th ignite Louisville class
The Lane Report, August 21 2020

This Recovery Home is getting $2.6 million to help Kentucky mothers in recovery
The Herald Leader, August 19 2020

Sen. Mitch McConnell makes three stops in Eastern Kentucky
WYMT, August 18, 2020 

Big Joe Helps Kick Off the Volunteers of America Mid-states big Fundraiser
WSMV TV-4, July 23, 2020

Volunteers of America gets grant for drug treatment and recovery services for pregnant and postpartum women in Southeastern Kentucky
Sentinel Echo, July 20, 2020

Clay One of Three Areas to Receive Federal Grant
The Manchester Enterprise, July 16, 2020

Free Basketball Camp Wants to Help Children On and Off the Court
Spectrum News, July 13, 2020

Former UofL Player Robbie Valentine to Hold Basketball Camp at California Community Center
WLKY, July 13, 2020

Making a Better Clay County
The Manchester Enterprise, June 22, 2020

Home school Without a Home: How Louisville's Homeless Children Are Learning Amid COVID-19
Courier Journal, May 27, 2020

Programs Serving Moms in Recovery Focus of New UofL Study
UofL News, May 26, 2020

Most of Indiana Moves to Stage 3 of Reopening on Friday
Wish TV, May 20, 2020

Yazel Shares COVID-19 Insights With VOA Group During Fundraiser
News and Tribune, May 13, 2020

Louisville Community Organizations at Risk of Losing Funds Amid Budget Shortfalls
Wave3 News, May 8, 2020

VOA's Freedom House is Open and Celebrating the Birth of First Baby
The Manchester Enterprise, April 9, 2020

Corona Virus Relief Fund Gives Local Non-Profits a Boost
WKLY, March 2020

You can give a family hope for the holidays by donating to Volunteers of America
Courier Journal, December 19, 2019

Volunteers of America unveils Unity House
WHAS11, September 15, 2019

Emergency homeless shelter near downtown Louisville now known as 'Unity House'
WDRB, September 11, 2019

Large Louisville nonprofit expanding services in Kentucky
Louisville Business First, September 3, 2019

Volunteers of America welcome 200th baby born through Freedom House program
WLKY, July 29, 2019

200th healthy baby born at Louisville rehabilitation center for addicted mothers
WDRB, July 29, 2019

Freedom House prepares to reach milestone for moms in recovery
WDRB, June 14, 2019

Record number of participants walk in Kentuckiana Pride Parade
WAVE3, June 14, 2019

Louisville Center Among The First Certified By American Society Of Addiction Medicine
WFPL, June 3, 2019

United Healthcare supports Volunteers of America in fight against opioid epidemic
WHAS11, May 23, 2019

STATE OF ADDICTION: Freedom House expanding to southeast Kentucky
WLKY, May 14, 2019

Life out of tragedy: Organs donated by overdose victims are saving lives
Courier Journal, April 19, 2019

New jewelry shop in downtown Louisville aims to empower local immigrant women
WLKY, April 18, 2019

Volunteers of America to open Beaded Treasures Project retail store on Fourth Street
Insider Louisville, April 17, 2019

$100,000 donation to help open residential addiction center
The Enterprise, April 17, 2019

WellCare donates $100,000 for addiction treatment for new and expectant mothers
WTVQ, April 17, 2019

Volunteers spruce up recovery center as part of mayor's Give a Day campaign
WLKY, April 15, 2019

In Louisville, US drug czar says border wall can help stop flow of illegal drugs
WDRB, March 18, 2019

Treating maternal addiction 
Medical News, March 4, 2019

Louisville budget cuts would threaten well-being of Louisville families
Courier Journal, Feb 18, 2019

Addicted mothers find new resource in caring for children
WDRB, Feb 11, 2019

VOA opens Freedom House, center for women recovering from addiction
WDRB, May 10, 2018