Get Involved with Volunteers of America

  • Golden Tampon Drive

    May

    #goldentampon is an annual donation drive founded by Shanna Golden that collects and distributes feminine hygiene products like tampons and pads to female clients of VOA. Give back by organizing a drive, hosting a collection bin at your home, church, school, or business.

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  • Operation Backpack

    July-August

    Operation Backpack provides backpacks, grade-specific school supplies, to homeless, at-risk and foster children in Reno. Help a kid in need succeed in school by donating new backpacks and/or school supplies.

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  • Brightening Birthdays

    Every Month

    This is an incredible opportunity to provide continuity, joy, and hope in otherwise unsettled and uncertain times for the kids living at VOA’s Family Shelter in Reno by donating gifts, cupcakes/cake, goody bags, decorations, supplies, and entertainment/games - everything needed to host a monthly birthday party for the kids.

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  • Baby Blessings

    Quarterly

    Help a new or expectant mom welcome their new baby by sponsoring one of our quarterly baby showers.

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  • Adopt-A-Child/Family

    December

    Help make the holidays a little brighter for children and families staying in a shelter over the holidays by sponsoring a holiday party and/or adopting a child.

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  • Shelter from the Storm Society

    November

    VOA's Shelter from the Storm Society is composed of a special group of people dedicated to ensuring the future of our programs and services through a multi-year commitment of giving. Learn more about becoming a Society Member by serving as a Table Captain for the November 2019 annual breakfast.

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  • Take a Tour of VOA Facilities & Programs

    Volunteers of America regularly schedules tours of its various program facilities to allow community members to gain a firsthand look at how restored hope can turn a person's life around and to introduce the public to VOA and its ongoing mission to reach and uplift all people. Regular tours are offered at the Reno Community Assistance Center, home of our Family Shelter, Men’s/Women's Shelters, and Restart Program. 

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