Volunteers of America Upstate New York is closing its thrift stores and recycling operations.

Volunteers of America currently operates 11 thrift stores in seven counties throughout upstate New York, including a store at 519 Hooper Road in Endwell.

VOA plans to close all of its thrift stores in three months. VOA employs 103 people in its resale division, which includes a mix of full and part-time positions.

The agency says it will work with employees to help them find new jobs. VOA will stop taking donations from the community immediately; however all household pick-ups that have already been schedule with VOA will be honored.