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December 28, 2020
The Nevada Independent: From tents to tiny houses, advocates get creative to address Nevada's affordable housing shortage
Amid a global pandemic and an unforgiving job market that's contributing to an impending eviction crisis, and as politicians in Reno and Las Vegas grapple with ways to address homelessness in the long term, individuals and nonprofits are developing creative solutions to address an affordable housing crunch.
December 24, 2020
Some of the people most at-risk for COVID-19 are those living on the streets. In addition to the health risks, homeless children have had an especially hard time keeping up with their classes after schools closed. Watch the story to see how a program that’s operated for more than 100 years is finding new ways to help people find shelter during the pandemic.
December 16, 2020
For 71-year-old Keiko, a six-bedroom, ranch-style home known as the Sacramento Senior Safe House has been a lifesaver.
November 23, 2020
Volunteers of America (VOA) announces annual Share the Warmth.
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.
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