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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.

News & Features

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    Golden Tampon Drive

    We invite YOU to make a significant difference and help restore confidence in women by becoming a sponsor! Did you know expenses associated with a women's menstrual cycle comes at a lifetime cost of over $18,000? Join us and help lighten this burden for women in need. The sponsorship deadline is March 30th.

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    Nevada's Big Give

    On March 22, 2018, join Nevadans in supporting Volunteers of America and the several programs we have here! This 7th annual event, let's join together and support Nevada organizations in 24 hours of online giving. Nevada's Big Give is one extraordinary day to make a real impact - every donation you make Volunteers of America the chance to win financial prizes while also furthering our mission.

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    Dare to Dream Scholarship

    Our Foster Youth Services are very committed to supporting foster youth who are pursuing their higher education dreams. Eligible foster youth can apply to apply for the Dare to Dream academic scholarships. Completed applications are being accepted from February 1st - April 10th, 2018

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  • 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