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    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!

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    Reno Shelter from the Storm

    Our annual fundraising breakfast event is on November 13th, 2018. Guests who join us hear from our individuals, children and families whose lives have been changed with help from Volunteers of America and supporters like you.

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    Check-In at Jamba Juice

    Check-in on Facebook to any participating Jamba Juice and they will provide a pair of socks to a child from our VOA programs!! 1 Check-In = 1 Pair of Socks! Enjoy a tasty treat while helping a child in need!


PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT - MATHER COMMUNITY CAMPUS provides transitional housing and employment services to over 200 single adults and 50 families as they work toward self-sufficiency.


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