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  • March 23, 2020

    Pangolin Cafe owner Travis Sandefur pledges $1,000 in response to COVID-19

    With the help of loyal donors like Travis Sandefur and Pangolin Cafe, VOA will continue to provide shelter and housing to 4,060 of our most vulnerable neighbors in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Thank you Travis for caring about your neighbors and your community... people you know and people you’ve never met.

  • February 1, 2020

    A Story of Hope: Ed

    Your compassion helped Ed move past addiction and create a new life for himself. Hear his story in his own words.

Stories of Hope

  • February 11, 2020

    I Want To Be the Best Mother for My Baby

    Deep in addiction, Marlaina found herself at rock bottom. Like many of those we serve, she was homeless, wandering each day and night with everything she owned in her car, addicted to meth and heroin, and just 3 days away from giving birth.

  • February 11, 2020

    My future is much brighter because of you!

    Growing up, Hannia survived a chaotic home life. When Hannia was just 4 years old, her alcoholic father and her teenage mother were unable to care for her so they sent her to live with her aunt and uncle.

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