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We're Still Here

We've proudly  teamed up with artists and fellow senior advocates for the latest MAH exhibition on senior isolation. Check it out now.

Volunteer as a Tutor

Join the Literacy Program for a short orientation to learn how you can change lives by becoming a tutor to a motivated adult learner.

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Teens Making it a Summer of Service in Santa Cruz County

Every summer, teens make a difference in their community at non-profit organizations through YouthSERVE Summer Institute. During this six week program, youth volunteer and participate in workshops and field trips that give them tools that will be beneficial to them in their future careers. Youth choose where there would like to volunteer based on their […]

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How You Can Help Fight Senior Loneliness

Forty-Five Opportunities to Help Fight Senior Loneliness as a Volunteer…and one you can get PAID for. In a given week, how many people do you talk to? You text your sister every day. Joke with coworkers over lunch. Catch up with an old friend while strolling on West Cliff. Without realizing it, you probably engage […]

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In The Spotlight

Meet Jane

As the lead for Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Estuary Project, Jane works with volunteers to improve the San Lorenzo River. They have cultivated a tight group of about  volunteers who work together on a regular basis, and also invite other community members and groups to join them, including members of the homeless population around the river.

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Meet Kathleen

After recently retiring from her office job, Kathleen  was looking for a way to stay engaged in her community. Full of life and feeling good, she wondered “how could people just stop?” Kathleen met with a volunteer match-maker and was quickly connected with an opportunity.

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2016-2017 Fiscal Year Progress

Volunteers Engaged
12,516

People Helped
6,699

Volunteer Hours
369,390

Value of Contributed Time
$9,928,898

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