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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.

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    Sacramento Century Challenge

    Like to bike ride? How about volunteering at events? Want to help children in our community too? Then sign up today for the Sacramento Century Challenge bike event! Ride, Donate, Volunteer, Attend the Festival or just Cheer Us On! We are honored to be one of the beneficiaries of this Rotary Club of Sacramento event being held October 7th in Sacramento!

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    Bay Area Shelter From The Storm

    The Shelter from the Storm breakfast was previously called the Dream Makers Breakfast. Volunteers of America's programs and services are a "shelter of strength" for those we serve. Our Foster Youth and Re-Entry clients in the Bay Area learn how to "weather any storm" through our classes and mentoring. Seating by reservation only, please contact: ​Cynthia Shane Smith |​ 510.325.1107 |​ csmith@voa-ncnn.org

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    Hire Up

    Volunteers of America invites you to participate in Hire Up! Hire Up brings you qualified, motivated, job-ready candidates, with a range of experience levels. Your participation helps veterans, former foster youth, and formerly homeless men and women work toward self-sufficiency.

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  • 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