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    Reno Shelter from the Storm Fundraising Breakfast

    Now in its 8th year, hundreds of supporters and new friends gather for an hour of inspiration, hearing firsthand from people whose lives have been changed thanks to Volunteers of America’s work in Northern Nevada.

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    2019 Winter Wonderland for Foster Youth

    VOA's 16th Winter Wonderland will be a fun-filled holiday experience for nearly 500 Foster Youth in the Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano Counties.

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    This Veterans Day, say "Thank You"

    Click below to share a note of thanks with veterans receiving services at VOA's Veteran Services Center

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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