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  • June 15, 2018

    VOA PROUD TO HAVE PLANTED SEEDS OF HOPE IN AUBURN WITH THREE YEARS OF SERVICE AT HOMELESS SHELTER

    Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern Nevada (VOA) has been honored to work with Placer County staff, the Placer County Board of Supervisors, and the Right Hand Auburn organization in launching Auburn’s first homeless shelter. VOA helped homeless men and women, and their pets, in the Auburn area overcome their barriers to housing and employment, and gain access to resources and training to live positive, healthy independent lives. As a result, over 225 individuals exited the shelter to move into a favorable housing situation. As of July 1, 2018, the Auburn Temporary Homeless Shelter will be operated by a new provider.

  • June 14, 2018

    Homeless Shelter Playground Opening

    On Friday, June 15th, 2018 Volunteers of America is holding an event to feature ribbon cutting and celebration of the new play area donated to the VOA Family Shelter by the Junior League of Reno.

  • December 7, 2017

    Winter Triage Shelter Access

    In partnership with Volunteers of America (VOA), the City of Sacramento is opening a 2017 Winter Triage Shelter to bring services and housing to those most in need. To access shelter services please call 311.

  • October 13, 2017

    VOA DELIVERING SUPPLIES TO FIRE VICTIMS

    Volunteers of America call to action brings donations within minutes and trucks are headed out to deliver needed supplies. The need continues to be critical and donations are still needed.

  • May 16, 2017

    SACRAMENTO MAYOR DARRELL STEINBERG TO OPEN SHELTER FROM THE STORM 2017 BREAKFAST

    WATCH Shelter from the Storm on FACEBOOK LIVE Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg to open event This breakfast event celebrates the men and women who ended homelessness through our employment and housing programs. You will hear their stories of change first hand. Other highlights include the invocation by Jim Holst, outreach pastor of Bayside Covenant Church; Leo McFarland, VOA-NCNN president and CEO will present the organizations vision; and the premier of a short documentary film on the impact our Mather Community Campus programs create.

  • April 20, 2017

    Taylor Morrison partners with Volunteers of America and HomeAid to create Veterans Family Housing

    Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, has teamed up with HomeAid and Volunteers of America to help remodel six apartment homes in Sacramento for veterans and their families. A longtime partner of HomeAid Sacramento, Taylor Morrison is committed to supporting the community and is honored by the opportunity to provide updated homes with modern comforts for local veterans.

  • March 20, 2017

    Formerly Homeless Find Stability, Education and Job Training at Volunteers of America Mather Community Campus

    In response to the County of Sacramento Initiatives to Reduce Homelessness presented to the Sacramento County’s Board of Supervisors today; Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern Nevada invite the media to meet a client and leadership of the Volunteers of America Mather Community Campus Employment Program.

  • August 5, 2015

    2015 Operation Backpack Presents Pick-A-Pack Event

    Operation Backpack Presents Pick-A-Pack Event

  • July 10, 2015

    Operation Backpack 2015

    Operation Backpack 2015

  • March 27, 2015

    Job Fair Connects Individuals, Veterans, and Former Foster Youth with Ready to Hire Employers

    Volunteers of America, in partnership with Sacramento Steps Forward, will host Employment Connect on Friday, March 27th, 2015. Through collaboration with local employers, the goal of Employment Connect is to help veterans, former foster youth, and individuals find stable employment as they re-enter the workforce.