• Join us for the screening of a powerful film

    'Almost Sunrise' is a moving documentary of two Iraq veterans' resilience & recovery. Showing May 23rd in Sacramento

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PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT - THE AUBURN SHELTER Providing services to Placer County homeless men and women, and their pets. 24/7 program with meals, coordinated services, onsite case management, classes, employment readiness and housing.


News & Features

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    Golden Tampon Drive

    We are proud to be the beneficiary of the 2nd annual Golden Tampon Drive! Started by Shanda Golden, a Reno business owner, the drive's goal is to help the women in VOA's Northern Nevada Shelter with hygiene and health needs to ultimately restored their strength and dignity.

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    Birdies for Charity

    We invite you to support us through Birdies for Charity, an exciting fundraising program for the Barracuda Championship! The pledge campaign is from May 18th to June 4th. The Barracuda will take place this year from July 30th to August 5th! Learn more about how you can be a part of our campaign!

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    Almost Sunrise Screening

    Almost Sunrise tells the inspiring story of two young men, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, who, in an attempt to put their Iraq combat experiences behind them, embark on an extraordinary journey - a 2,700 mile trek on foot across America.

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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.

  • 10,088

    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

  • 52

    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

  • 674

    Individuals are now employed because of our Employement Services program