Joe Volk

1:00 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Life's Voices: Joe Volk Helps Scores of Homeless

Joe Volk helps people with basic needs at Community Advocates in Milwaukee.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

We begin our annual holiday series Life’s Voices, stories of people striving to make Milwaukee a better place to live.

Our first profile is of Joe Volk. He’s devoted most of his life to helping people without a home.

About ten people are standing in line at the front desk of Community Advocates in downtown Milwaukee. Another dozen are sitting in the waiting area.

During the course of a year, the agency serves about 75,000 families, according to Volk. His office is on the third floor.

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