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    VOA Board Member Supports Mather Community Campus

    Board leader Paul Esch is stepping up to play in the Sacramento Capital Cup, raising gifts for Volunteers of America’s Mather Community Campus.

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    What a backpack means to a family in a VOA Shelter

    Lisa and her son Marcus share their experience participating in Operation Backpack.

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    The Village on Sage Street opens in Reno

    The Village on Sage Street is officially open and accepting residents for its 220 single-occupancy affordable units.

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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.


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