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For media-related inquires, please contact Elizabeth Sands, Communications Manager
Phone: 916.265.3642 | Cell: 530.320.8957
esands@voa-ncnn.org

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Press Releases

  • May 16, 2017

    SACRAMENTO MAYOR DARRELL STEINBERG TO OPEN SHELTER FROM THE STORM 2017 BREAKFAST

    WATCH Shelter from the Storm on FACEBOOK LIVE Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg to open event This breakfast event celebrates the men and women who ended homelessness through our employment and housing programs. You will hear their stories of change first hand. Other highlights include the invocation by Jim Holst, outreach pastor of Bayside Covenant Church; Leo McFarland, VOA-NCNN president and CEO will present the organizations vision; and the premier of a short documentary film on the impact our Mather Community Campus programs create.

  • April 20, 2017

    Taylor Morrison partners with Volunteers of America and HomeAid to create Veterans Family Housing

    Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, has teamed up with HomeAid and Volunteers of America to help remodel six apartment homes in Sacramento for veterans and their families. A longtime partner of HomeAid Sacramento, Taylor Morrison is committed to supporting the community and is honored by the opportunity to provide updated homes with modern comforts for local veterans.

  • March 20, 2017

    Formerly Homeless Find Stability, Education and Job Training at Volunteers of America Mather Community Campus

    In response to the County of Sacramento Initiatives to Reduce Homelessness presented to the Sacramento County’s Board of Supervisors today; Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern Nevada invite the media to meet a client and leadership of the Volunteers of America Mather Community Campus Employment Program.

News and Events

  • April 3, 2017

    SPECIALIZED JOB FAIR CONNECTS FORMERLY HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS, VETERANS AND AGED-OUT FOSTER YOUTH WITH READY-TO-HIRE EMPLOYERS

    Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern Nevada is hosting Hire Up, on Friday April 7th. Through collaboration with local employers, the goal of Hire Up is to help formerly homeless individuals, veterans, and aged-out foster youth to find stable employment as they re-enter the workforce.

  • June 1, 2016

    Operation Backpack 2016 to help vulnerable children by providing backpacks and grade specific school supplies

    Each year, thousands of at-risk children in local communities return to school without the basic supplies they need. Operation Backpack® helps these vulnerable children by providing backpacks, grade specific school supplies, and a variety of support services to homeless, at-risk and foster children from Pre-school to High School throughout the Bay Area, Greater Sacramento Area, and Reno regions. Together, we are helping children learn and thrive in school, stay in school, and build a bright future.

  • March 30, 2015

    Over 200 Guests Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Veterans Service Center

    The new Veterans Service Center, opened on March 25th, is equipped with a high speed internet café where veterans can build resumes, apply for jobs, and video chat with friends and family. PG&E championed the project recruiting many local and national companies to add additional support. Thank you for creating an environment where our veterans and their families can access services to heal, reintegrate and thrive.

Changing Lives ~ Stories of those served and those that give

  • December 1, 2016

    Linda is on the right track

    Running a marathon is tough. Unfortunately, Linda is a single mom that feels her life has been a very long and painful marathon. Somewhere, deep down Linda knew she wanted to get sober. She wanted to be a better mother to her girls than her own mother was to her. With tears and hugs, Linda promised her girls that she would get healthy and come back to get them when she was ready to be the best mom she could be.

  • December 24, 2016

    A thank you from Jesus and his son

    Thank you all for the time and effort put in to making this project possible. My son and I are more then grateful for the Blessings. My son is at a loss for words, he is happy, he feels like this is a fresh start for us. I find this opportunity a great blessing. I have developed a really close relationship with my God, he works through people and he has been extremely busy in my life.

  • December 24, 2016

    A BIG THANK YOU FROM ARMY VET AND SON

    Thank you all for the time and effort put in to making this project possible. My son and I are more then grateful for the Blessings. My son is at a loss for words, he is happy, he feels like this is a fresh start for us. I find this opportunity a great blessing. I have developed a really close relationship with my God, he works through people and he has been extremely busy in my life.

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