“A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius, Chinese philosopher This is a perfect description of Genie Dee, our Literacy Program Director at the Volunteer Center. Genie was driven, focused, committed, and lit up from the inside — unable to be deterred or distracted by the ravages of […]
The Central Coast Chapter of the Red Cross is helping to dispatch individuals who want to provide Hurricane Harvey and Irma disaster relief. Efforts will be ongoing in Texas, Louisiana and Florida at least until November 1st. Do you want to volunteer as a Red Cross Shelter worker? If you meet the following criteria you […]
In The Spotlight
Meet Ron and Jim
Ron and Jim are known as the “dynamic duo” by our staff. Ron and Jim have been neighbors, friends, workout partners and volunteers together for over 13 years. As volunteers with Helping Hands they have installed over 500 grab bars and given well beyond 2,200 hours of service to low-income seniors who need home repairs and modifications in order to remain safe in their homes. Collectively, they have given over 30 years of volunteer service to our community.
Meet the Schoellhamer Family
At a time when so much of the public narrative is about dissatisfaction, complaint and what is broken - we see hundreds of examples of people like the Schoellhamers quietly making things better. Learn how their desire to honor their family member Alicia's spirit of generosity has grown into 27 years of philanthropy.