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July 20, 2020
KFBK host Kitty O'Neal interviews Christie Holderegger, VP of Marketing and Communications, VOA on Operation Backpack going virtual this year.
July 17, 2020
The goal is to reach $25,000 to purchase backpacks and school supplies for low income families in Washoe County.
May 6, 2020
“Tomorrow is make or break for us. Tomorrow will be hugely important for our ability to serve people that need it most. I mean, just plain and simple,” said Beckner. “Extra overtime, sick time, additional safety equipment, PPE has really put a dent in our budget, not to mention the additional services that we have to provide to our clients.”
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.
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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