Volunteers of America Mid-States named the winner of the 2015 Nancy & John Keck Non-Profit Award

SSVF program recipient Michael Newcombe and family

Volunteers of America Mid-States is being honored by Personal Counseling Service, Inc. with the 2015 Nancy & John Keck Non-Profit Award! This is one of four “Samaritan Awards” bestowed each year by Clarksville, Indiana-based organization to businesses and individuals who uphold the value of compassion and social consciousness. The Nancy & John Keck Non-Profit Award is honoring Volunteers of America because of our innovative programs and collaborative approach to solving community problems. Since 2013, Volunteers of America has provided a Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program in the counties of Floyd, Clark and Harrison in Indiana for veterans and their families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Volunteers of America has also provided a Developmental Disabilities Services program in Southern Indiana since 2003. We are honored to be chosen as a community Samaritan.

The award ceremony will take place during the 7th annual Norman Melhiser Samaritan Awards Dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, at Plantation Hall, Huber's Orchard & Winery, Starlight, Indiana. The event, themed “Invest in Life,” will focus on the service and sacrifices our community's active military and veterans.

All of the proceeds from the event will be used for services for veterans and their families. For more information, please visit: http://www.pcscounseling.jigsy.com/events.