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September 1, 2020
NV ENERGY ISSUES EMERGENCY FUNDS TO HELP COVER COVID-RELATED SERVICES AT LOCAL HOMELESS SHELTERS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMS
NV Energy has granted Volunteers of America $10,000 to help meet the urgent needs of people experiencing homelessness and isolation in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 11, 2020
Operation Backpack, Volunteer of America’s (VOA) annual school supply drive for students in need, collected over $97,000 in a virtual drive to purchase school supplies for more than 2,100 children through a collaborative effort between 19 local businesses, 9 corporate sponsors, and 1,000 donors.
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.
April 27, 2020
WELLS FARGO ISSUES EMERGENCY FUNDS TO HELP COVER COVID-RELATED SERVICES AT LOCAL HOMELESS SHELTERS, TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMS
Wells Fargo has granted VOA $100,000 to help meet the urgent needs of people experiencing homelessness and isolation in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
February 11, 2020
Volunteers of America is deeply saddened by today’s news of Bob Cashell’s passing.
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.
June 18, 2019
Volunteers of America today announced that it has expanded its services in Placer County, California through its collaboration with Roseville Home Start, Inc. (RHS) and the City of Roseville
September 10, 2019
Volunteers of America Launches Ad Campaign on Moral Injury to Coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10
Volunteers of America will unveil a new campaign on moral injury in New York’s Times Square to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day.
August 30, 2019
VOA's annual school supply drive to raise funds and collect backpacks and school supplies for students in need, collected 7,812 backpacks and more than 152,000 school supplies through a collaborative effort between 73 local businesses, 11 corporate sponsors, 465 volunteers, and 818 donors.