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November 11, 2020
CBS Sacramento: Vietnam Veteran Homeless For 30 Years Finds Housing With Help From Volunteers Of America
John, a Vietnam veteran celebrated Veterans Day in a place of his own after more than 30 years of homelessness living along the American River.
November 10, 2020
More than 37000 veterans across the country are homeless. In the Sacramento area, a nonprofit is working hard to help those who served in the military find a new home.
November 1, 2020
Temperatures are dropping rapidly and the number of COVID-19 cases is increasing on a daily basis. The community doing what they can to keep those in need warm during these critical times.
September 1, 2020
NV ENERGY ISSUES EMERGENCY FUNDS TO HELP COVER COVID-RELATED SERVICES AT LOCAL HOMELESS SHELTERS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMS
NV Energy has granted Volunteers of America $10,000 to help meet the urgent needs of people experiencing homelessness and isolation in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 11, 2020
Operation Backpack, Volunteer of America’s (VOA) annual school supply drive for students in need, collected over $97,000 in a virtual drive to purchase school supplies for more than 2,100 children through a collaborative effort between 19 local businesses, 9 corporate sponsors, and 1,000 donors.
July 17, 2020
VOA announces Operation Backpack 2020! Every year thousands of local students return to school without the basic supplies they need to be successful. With support from our community we can give them hope to start this school year off right even if it is online.
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