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Remembering Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan

Operation Dignity sends our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and loved ones of Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan. From our executive director, Marguerite Bachand: “Wilma Chan was...


Helping Our Participants Get Vaccinated

Vaccines are rolling out! At Operation Dignity, we’re working with Alameda County Public Health and the VA to make sure that our veterans and other unhoused participants can get...


21 New Homes Coming Through State Homekey Program

Operation Dignity is thrilled to announce that, in partnership with the City of Oakland and housing developer Danco, we have been awarded a Homekey grant from the State of...


Black Lives Matter.

Operation Dignity shares our community’s outrage over continued racial injustice in America, reflected in the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and too many others before them....


COVID-19 Response

The past year threw into sharp relief the vulnerability of people experiencing homelessness in our community – and Operation Dignity responded by not only sustaining current programs, but expanding...


This Holiday Season . . .

Here at Operation Dignity HQ, we’re busy putting together gift bags for the participants in our programs to help them celebrate the holidays. These gift bags are only possible...


Wrapped Up in Warmth

We may have seen some warm days recently – but winter is still on its way, and soon.  We are looking for donations of blankets to distribute to our neighbors who are...


Volunteers Win the Summer!

  It’s only June, and already it’s been a busy summer of volunteering at Dignity Commons, our veteran housing site in Alameda. We want to give a big shout-out...


Generous $50,000 Grant from The Safeway Foundation

In our work with veterans experiencing homelessness, we know how much the vets’ health and wellness affect their housing stability – and vice versa. That’s why we’re so excited...


Tomika Perkins, Operations Director, Receives 2019 Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award

For many program participants we’ve worked with over the years, Tomika Perkins was the first Operation Dignity face they saw. More than 13 years ago, Tomika Perkins joined Operation...