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    DARE TO DREAM Foster Youth Scholarship

    Sponsor a scholarship, and enhance the academic journey for foster youth living in nine Bay Area counties. You can give them a path to expand their education and inspire them to believe they can achieve their dreams

    Support the dream
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    JOIN US on social meda

    See our mission at work and keep up to date with us on social media. Click here for live feeds and all the links!

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    MONTHLY PROGRAM Brightening Birthdays

    Help bring excitement and fun of birthdays and family celebrations to children at our shelter programs through the Brightening Birthdays™ initiative in the Greater Sacramento Area and Reno.

    Brighten a Birthday Today

Our Goals

Since 1896, we have been dedicated to ending homelessness, serving the most vulnerable, and transforming our communities into safer, healthier places.

  • 10,088

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

  • 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