Five Ways To Give Joy This Holiday Season

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Nov 28 2023

Five Ways to Give Joy this Holiday Season

Want to jump-start that feeling of holiday joy you had as a child?  Then, join a cherished local tradition: giving the gift of joy through the Volunteer Center’s Adopt-a-Family program.  Bringing joy to a child is one of the greatest feelings of all, that embodies what this season is all about. Adopt-A Family is a ...

Nov 13 2023

Volunteer for the Community Connection Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Volunteers Needed November 21st Volunteers are needed to help host the Community Connections Thanksgiving Celebration in both Watsonville and Santa Cruz! You can help by: Donating to help purchase food and supplies - choose Community Connection from the drop-down menu Volunteering to set up, serve, and clean up - and enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving ...
List your projects in the Volunteer Center's 2023 Holiday Volunteer Guide

Oct 10 2023

Dear Nonprofits: Volunteers are Eager to Help You this Holiday Season!

If you are a nonprofit leader, here are a few facts you might find interesting: 25% of all new volunteers make their first contribution to an organization between Thanksgiving and New Year's! -and- Over 300 NEW volunteers contact the Volunteer Center during the holidays - looking for ways to support organizations like yours. At the Volunteer Center, ...

Volunteer Spotlight

Meet Austin Lee, Second Harvest Food Bank Volunteer

Austin volunteers on Saturdays, helping pack produce bags that go out to over 65,000 community members each month. He loves the hands-on work and the positive environment created by fellow volunteers and staff.
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Hopes Closet Levels the Playing Field for Kids

Hopes Closet provides clothing, shoes, books, and toys to families in need.
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Volunteers stand with bins of clothes and supplies for children in need

Meet the Volunteers at Boulder Creek Fire Protection District

These brave men and women volunteered tirelessly during the CZU fires to protect the community, and provide support and aid during the storms and floods of this winter while responding to any and all emergencies throughout their district.
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