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Privacy Policy

We care about your privacy


Volunteers of America of Western Washington respects the privacy of our online visitors and donors.


Information supplied by website visitors (such as name, email, and phone number) is voluntary, encrypted in transmission, and used only to reply to specific requests. Our website maintains a valid security certificate that encrypts data at the strongest level commercially available, both in transit and at rest. We do not employ session recording devices, keystroke captures, or cookie blocker evading tools, so visitors to our site can learn about our services, programs, and opportunities with peace of mind. 


Since 1898, Volunteers of America Western Washington has served our neighbors in need, providing safety and stability for the most vulnerable among us. We take seriously our commitment to safeguard the privacy, dignity, and vulnerability of our site visitors, particularly those at risk of suicide or self-harm and work diligently to preserve the trust placed in us by the community we serve. 


For inquiries regarding data privacy, please email

Cookie Consent Policy

We value your privacy and strive to provide a transparent and secure browsing experience for all our visitors while respecting your privacy choices. This cookie consent policy outlines how we use cookies and similar technologies on our website. By providing this Policy, we aim to ensure that you have the necessary information to make informed decisions about your online privacy while visiting our website. Your continued use of our website is an expression of consent to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website that help the website recognize your device, so it can remember certain information about your visit, such as your preferences and actions taken on the site. Cookies can be either first-party cookies (set by the VOAWW website) or third-party cookies (set by other websites that provide content or services on the VOAWW website).


Types of cookies we use:
  • Necessary cookies

    • ​These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of our website and enable you to navigate and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site or filling out forms. You may not opt out of necessary cookies, as without them, certain services or functionalities on our website may not be available to you or work as intended.

  • Analytical/performance cookies

    • We use analytical cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies help us understand which pages are most frequently visited, analyze trends, and improve the overall performance and user experience of our site. The information collected is aggregated and anonymized, and it does not enable us to identify individuals.

  • Preference cookies

    • Preference cookies allow our website to remember choices you have made, such as your language preference or font size. They enhance your browsing experience by providing personalized features and settings. These cookies do not track your activity outside of our website.

  • Social media cookies

    • Our website may include social media features or embedded content from third-party websites. These features may set cookies to track your interaction with the embedded content or provide you with additional functionality, such as sharing buttons. The use of these cookies is subject to the respective privacy policies of the third-party websites.

Your consent

By using our website, you consent to the placement of cookies on your device as described in this policy. You can manage your cookie preferences by adjusting the settings in your web browser. Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may impact your ability to access certain features or functionalities on our website.

Data usage and sharing

We do not use cookies to track your location or collect personally identifiable information about you. The information collected through cookies is used solely for the purposes stated in this policy, such as improving website performance and understanding user preferences. We do not sell, trade, or transfer this information to third parties for retargeting or marketing purposes.

Third-party services

Our website may use third-party services, such as analytics providers, that may set their own cookies to collect information about your visit. These cookies are governed by the respective privacy policies of the third-party providers.

Updates to this policy

We may update this cookie consent policy from time to time to reflect changes in technology, applicable laws, or our business practices. Any updates will be posted on this page, and we encourage you to review this policy periodically.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of cookies or this Cookie Consent Policy, please contact us at:

Security of the information you provide us

The information you provide to us is encrypted and stored securely. Volunteers of America of Western Washington ensures the safety of your credit card data with the highest quality encryption protocol commercially available. This technology makes online credit card transactions extremely secure. However, if you are uncomfortable with donating online, you may also contribute by calling (425) 259-3191 or by regular mail.

Terms & Conditions

This website is a complimentary information service offered by Volunteers of America of Western Washington. To provide free access to this Web site, we must require visitors to agree to certain terms and conditions.

Links to other site

Our Web site contains numerous links to sites developed by other companies and organizations. Be aware that other sites' privacy policies may differ from ours and Volunteers of America of Western Washington has no influence over third-party privacy policies.

Notice to children younger than age 13

Do not send any information about yourself to us, such as your name, address, or e-mail address. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children age 13 or younger. In the event that we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.

To modify your mailings

You have a choice in how often we contact you, whether by mail or e-mail. We value your support and care about your time, and want you to feel good about the support you provide to help people in need. We realize that you may not be able to help each time we ask. Or, that you may prefer to make a charitable gift only at certain times of the year. Like many people, you may also be concerned about the volume of mail you receive and the impact it has on our environment. We value your support and your trust and therefore, we want to offer you options that will enhance our relationship. To modify your mailing preferences, please email us at and tell us the following:

  • The name and address that appears on the mailing pieces you receive from us.

  • If you would like to receive periodic e-mail updates. 

  • How many times you would like to receive mail from us. The choices are:

    • No change in the frequency of mailings

    • Mailings up to six times a year

    • Mailing once a year

    • No mailings

Notification of changes to Privacy Policy

Volunteers of America of Western Washington reserves the right to amend this privacy policy as necessary. Please watch this space for future changes.

For additional information

If you have questions or comments regarding this privacy policy, we encourage you to contact us via e-mail at or write to:

Volunteers of America of Western Washington
Attn: Director of Marketing & Communications
PO Box 839
Everett, WA  98206-0839

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