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July 20, 2014 - Media Release
Volunteers of America Saves Voiceless Heroes Organization Gives Homeless Veterans Hope for the Future

July 7, 2014 - Media Release
Operation Backpack is Back!

July 31, 2014 - Media Release
The Home Depot Foundation Announces $120,000 Grant to Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada to Help Homeless Veterans in Sacramento Local funds part of $1.795 million in grants announced for Volunteers of America homeless veterans programs nationwide

February 11, 2014 - Media Release
Thanks to overwhelming community support, abused and neglected seniors’ safe haven is secure through June 30, 2014.

January 14, 2014 - Media Release
Safe Haven for Abused Seniors Facing Closure

July 1, 2013 - Media Release
Volunteers of America and the Men’s Wearhouse National Suit Drive Partner To Support Local Homeless Job Seekers. Professional clothing drive helps Sacramento’s homeless job seekers regain confidence

November 16, 2012 - Media Release 
For the third year running, Volunteers of America, Sacramento Steps Forward and the interfaith community are working together to provide emergency shelter to the local homeless community.

August 1, 2012 - Media Release
Brightening Birthdays is a Volunteers of America family strengthening program that brings the happiness of family celebrations to homeless children.

July 15, 2011 - Media Release
Volunteers of America wraps seventh annual Operation Backpack drive with all-day drop-off events in Sacramento, Modesto

July 5, 2011 - Media Release
For homeless children, the start of a new school year is filled with emotional and academic challenges. While many of their classmates may take for granted their new, first-day-of-class outfits, or their shiny new lunchboxes, the trendy backpacks slung over their shoulders hold more than status, they contain the tools necessary to achieve academic success.

May 12, 2011 - Media Release
Volunteers of America Greater Sacramento & Northern Nevada “goes live” today, May 12, with its all-new website at www.volunteersofamerica-sac.org today. Featuring more than just an updated, “cleaner” look, the new site – whose launch coincides with the agency’s centennial anniversary – provides improved, user-friendly navigation, as well as more complete information on the many social-service programs and volunteer opportunities available through the faith-based nonprofit agency.

April 19, 2011 - Media Release
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to open Shelter from the Storm Breakfast Wednesday

April 1, 2011 - Media Release
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento County supervisors Phil Serna and Roberta MacGlashan to honor supporters of inaugural Winter Sanctuary program April 5

March 21, 2011 - Media Release 
Volunteers of America, Disney and KaBOOM! saving play by building a new playground and learning garden in just one day

Jan. 31, 2011 - Media Release
Rancho Cordova Walmart donates $5,000 to Volunteers of America

Jan. 28, 2011 - Media Release 
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to join formerly homeless Mather Community Campus ‘students’ as they volunteer, share at Capital Christian Center in support of Winter Sanctuary program