• May is Foster Youth Awareness Month

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    We invite you to support us through Birdies for Charity

    During the Barracuda tournament, you can pledge a dollar amount for every birdie made and we will receive 110% of every penny raised for VOA.

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    Golden Tampon Drive

    Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada is proud to be a part of the 3rd annual Golden Tampon Drive started by Shanda Golden. The “Golden Tampon” drive benefits women receiving services at Volunteers of America Record Street campus.

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    Wells Fargo Grants VOA $75,000

    Wells Fargo Grants VOA $75,000 to Sustain Programming at Mather Community Campus. Big VOA thanks to Wells Fargo for their generous support of Mather Community Campus (MCC) programs with a $75,000 grant. Without you, we couldn't do what we do!

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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. In essence it is a wound to the conscience.


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

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    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