Tag Archives: Volunteers of America

Fire Near Tracks Under Broadway At Hewitt Sends Smoke Into VOA Building

November 2, 2020

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Traffic on southbound Broadway was diverted for a time during the morning commute Monday as Everett Firefighters dealt with a blaze by the railroad tracks under Broadway. What may have been a campfire got a bit out of control and spread close to the VOA building. Smoke was drawn inside and firefighters worked to vent […]

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Volunteers Needed in Everett For Letter Carriers Food Drive

April 11, 2013

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Time is quickly approaching for the annual letter carriers food drive. Volunteers are being recruited in Everett to sort and arrange donations from the carriers as they return from their rounds. Here’s the information you need: Letter Carriers will be picking up food donations from throughout Snohomish County as part of their regular Saturday mail […]

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Volunteers of America Used Car Sales Program in Everett Shut Down

July 1, 2012

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One of the first stories we shared on this blog was that of Jim Brown, director of the Volunteers of America vehicle donation program in Everett. Jim has been with VOA for 27 years and started the vehicle donation program in 1995. In addition to accepting donations of used cars, the Everett program went through […]

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Volunteers Needed in Everett For Letter Carriers Food Drive

May 9, 2012

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The Volunteers of America is looking for people to help with the annual letter carriers food drive.┬áVolunteers are needed to help sort, load, and distribute food collected to the Snohomish County Food Distribution Center. In Everett, help is needed at the Paine Field postal facility on 100th street SE as well as at the main […]

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Interesting Everett People…Jim Brown, Volunteers of America

February 19, 2011

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Since 1985, Jim Brown has been working with Volunteers of America in Everett. In 1995 he began the VOA Vehicle Donation Program that he says, “Turns your car into food and shelter”. In addition to working with VOA, Jim is an ordained minister and holds a protestant service at Washington Oakes every Sunday afternoon. He’s […]

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