News & Features

  • tipsy_20turkey_20wine_20walk_20event.JPG

    Reno Wine Walk

    Love wine? Love helping others? Great! Join us for the Tipsy Turkey Wine Walk on November 17th from 2-5pm! The cost is only $20 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit our VOA programs. Learn more about how you can participate in this fun event!

    Sign Up Now
  • Thumbnail_image_of_newsletter.JPG

    Everyday Grace Newsletter

    We hope you enjoy our "EVERYDAY GRACE" quarterly newsletter. Inside you will find inspiring stories of those that are building bright futures in your community! You can help create more of these success stories by making a gift today!


SPOTLIGHT - MORAL INJURY is a relatively recent term used to describe the internal suffering that results from doing something against your moral code. Many are veterans, but those facing other crisis are also affected. In essence it is a wound to the conscience.


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