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  • VOA receives over 4,300 masks from generous donors and volunteers

    Protecting staff, clients, and residents is our highest priority. Without protective gear, it’s almost impossible. From all of us at VOA, we thank the many volunteers who heeded the call – sewing, collecting, and donating more than 4,300 masks – with love – for our clients and staff.

  • Thanks to Raley's VOA is serving an additional 850 meals daily for those in need

    While we are all safely sheltered in place, many in our community could no longer access food. But thanks to Raley's VOA is serving an additional 850 meals daily for those in need.

  • Kimberly and her family got off the river and into VOA Shelter

    Battling poverty and addiction for several years, Kim and her son lived in a tent along the American River. Last year, they crossed paths with VOA Board Member Kent Lacin. Kim's path out of homelessness wasn't an easy one, but with your encouragement and support from community members like YOU- she did it.

  • A Story of Hope: Kathy

    Kathy, like many seniors in our community, lives on a very low fixed income. Kathy tried her best for many years to make ends meet, but as her health declined, it became impossible to cover even her most basic expenses.

  • VOA commits to continuing meal delivery and service for shelter clients, seniors, and families

    As most of us are sheltering safely in place, VOA has not forgotten about those we are called to serve. Because of you, fragile seniors, veterans, families, and shelter residents will continue to enjoy warm, nutritious meals made with love at our central kitchen in downtown Sacramento.

  • Pangolin Cafe owner Travis Sandefur pledges $1,000 in response to COVID-19

    With the help of loyal donors like Travis Sandefur and Pangolin Cafe, VOA will continue to provide shelter and housing to 4,060 of our most vulnerable neighbors in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Thank you Travis for caring about your neighbors and your community... people you know and people you’ve never met.

  • A Story of Hope: Ed

    Your compassion helped Ed move past addiction and create a new life for himself. Hear his story in his own words.

  • The Spirit of the Holidays 2019

    The spirit of the holidays was felt through warm clothing, hot meals, festive parties, presents, smiles, and lots of love. Look what you made possible...

  • Les Schwab Brings Hundreds of Toys to VOA

    This Christmas local Les Schwab Tire Centers came to VOA's Mather Community Campus to drop off hundreds of toys that allow every child in VOA programs and other local non profits to receive something for Christmas. Thank you Les Schwab!

  • What the Children in Sacramento's Family Shelter are Thankful for

    Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours! This video shows what the children in Sacramento's Family Shelter are thankful for this year. From having shelter, to parents, to grandparents, to BBQ sauce... we all have a lot to be thankful for.