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  • COVID-19 Response

    THE SAFETY OF OUR CLIENTS, STAFF, AND VOLUNTEERS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY

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  • Your support changes lives

    VIEW HOW YOU TRANSFORM LIVES IN THE SPRING 2020 NEWSLETTER

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  • A Legacy of Service

    CELEBRATING 124 YEARS

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    VOA Implements Protocols to Reduce Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 Virus

    VOA cares about the health and safety of the individuals we serve, our staff, and those in our communities. Because of this, we are putting safety measures in place within all our locations as we prepare for the potential impact of COVID-19.

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    One dollar becomes two for foster youth

    VOA's Dare to Dream Scholarship allows former foster youth to beat the odds, and successfully graduate college. Thanks to a very generous donor, every dollar donated to support VOA's Dare to Dream Scholarship Fund, will be matched - up to $20,000!

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    Village at Sage Street Provides relief from Reno's housing crisis

    200 re-purposed mining dorms from Wyoming have been converted into dorm-style apartments in Reno. Now called The Village at Sage Street, this innovative housing project is designed especially for low-income working individuals or those living on fixed incomes.

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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.

  • 674

    Individuals are now employed because of our Employement Services program