PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT - MATHER COMMUNITY CAMPUS provides transitional housing and employment services to over 200 single adults and 50 families as they work toward self-sufficiency.


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    Placer Empowering People

    This free event is on October 5th, from 9am-3pm. This resource event is for low income Placer County residents. There will be medical, dental, vision, food, VA services, pet wellness checks, financial advice, counseling, and more.

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    Bay Area Shelter from the Storm

    Our annual fundraising breakfast event is on October 30th, 2018. Guests who join us hear from our individuals, children and families whose lives have been changed with help from Volunteers of America and supporters like you.

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    Kids Take Center Stage

    Join us on October 3rd for Kids Take Center Stage performing selections from the movie Aladdin! The show is in Reno, NV and starts at 6pm. This is directed by Nasya Mancini and stars children from our very own Family Shelter.

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Who we are

We are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. We have all "volunteered" to answer the call to serve.

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    At-risk children and teens went back to school with a new backpack and school supplies from Operation Backpack

  • 1,900

    Individuals and families sleep under a Volunteers of America roof each night in Northern California and Nevada

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    Our professional staff currently operates 52 programs from Santa Cruz, CA to Sparks, NV.

  • 98,086

    Meals have been served since opening Auburn Shelter in June 2015

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    Individuals are now employed because of our Employement Services program