News & Media
March 23, 2020
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
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
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
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.
In the News
March 21, 2020
The Reno Events Center will be housing hundreds of people in need during the coronavirus outbreak. According to the Regional Director for Volunteers of America, Pat Cashell, the Record Street Homeless Shelter will remain open, however most residents will be transferred to the Reno Events Center.
February 12, 2020
Take a look at the current state of homelessness in Reno, and what is currently being done by Volunteers of America and the City of Reno to help turn it around.
March 13, 2020
VOA IMPLEMENTS PROTOCOLS IN HOMELESS SHELTERS AND HOUSING FACILITIES TO REDUCE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 VIRUS
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), persons experiencing homelessness may be at greater risk for infection during the COVID-19 outbreak and has published interim guidance for homeless service providers.
November 8, 2019
FOR VETERANS DAY VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SEEKS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND MORAL INJURY AS UNDERLYING CAUSE FOR HOMELESSNESS AMONG VETERANS
Knowing more about the effects of moral injury helps address root causes of homelessness.
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