• YOU can help a student succeed

    Give a backpack to a student in need.

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  • See This Year’s Annual Report!

    Together, we made an impact during 2020--and we wanted to share with you!

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  • Brighter futures, because of you

    Read our Spring Stories of Hope Newsletter

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  • VOA Celebrates 125 Years!

    All year long, we will be celebrating our founding with Maud, our co-founder

    Celebrate with us!
  • Program Spotlight: Meadowview Navigation Center

    Providing Immediate Safety to Unhoused Women

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News & Features

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    From VOA Client to the Board Chair: Meet Nick

    19 years after graduating from Volunteers of America’s housing and employment program, Nick Himphill is beginning his term as the Chairman of VOA’s Board of Directors.

    Watch Nick's Story
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    Watch Reno's Shelter from the Storm Event

    We had a wonderful time at the annual Shelter from the Storm event in June! It was exciting to be able to gather again once more and celebrate the success of our clients and staff members. Thank you to all who attended and those who helped make it all possible!

    Watch the full event
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    Providing a Sense of Home

    Today, the families at Roseville Home Start have a reason to celebrate: a new community kitchen.

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Who we are

Founded locally in 1911, the Northern California & Northern Nevada affiliate of Volunteers of America is one of the largest providers of social services in the region. We provide shelter and housing to over 3,000 men, women, and children every night.

  • 3,508

    Individuals and families sleep under a Volunteers of America roof each night in Northern California and Nevada

  • 2,000+

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

  • 1,731

    Meals served daily

  • 275+

    Individuals returned to the workforce