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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...


Gathered in Community

What do couscous, khubz, and soul food have in common? All were part of the delicious offerings at our annual holiday potluck in Alameda! The families at two housing...


We’re Almost Halfway to our Challenge Match Goal!

We’re almost halfway toward our goal of raising $50,000 before December 31st! An anonymous donor has challenged us to raise $50,000 by the end of the year, and is...


Chance to Double Your Donation!

Friends! A generous donor is MATCHING all donations up to $50,000 through the end of the year. Can you give today to help us raise $100,000 for homeless veterans?...


Three Cheers for the Alameda Free Library!

Thanks so much to the Teen Advisory Board at the Alameda Free Library! This October, the Board organized a donation drive to gather socks and snacks for the people...


Check Out Our New Website!

Operation Dignity has a new online look! We have new ways for you to learn about our programs, our impact, and ways for you to get involved in helping house...


A Garden Greeting

It was an early Saturday morning – but instead of sleeping in, this group of volunteers was at the Northgate Community Cabins bearing green thumbs, elbow grease, and good...


Haircuts with Heart – and Style

There’s nothing like a good haircut to make you feel spiffy and ready to take on the world. And there’s nothing like being around dedicated volunteers using their skills...


Bringing Shelter and Services to the Outdoor Navigation Center

The first Outdoor Navigation Center partnership between the City of Oakland and Operation Dignity opened in December 2017, offering shelter and services to up to 40 people at a...