Inspired to Read

More volunteers are needed to share their  love of reading with school children this Weds October 19th for Read Across the Globe.

Be the Difference Awards

Join us as we celebrate our local champions of service at the Be the Difference Awards on October 28th.

Make a Difference

Volunteer with your friends and neighbors for Make a Difference Day, the largest National Day of Service in the USA on the weekend of Oct. 21.

Latest News

National Service Reminds Us What Makes America Great

Greatness is a political football right now.  I have always been a fan of the opinion shared by Alexis de Toqueville and Dr. Martin Luther King. De Toqueville said, “America is great, because America is good.” When he visited America as a new Republic, he was astonished by the wide spread, common impulse of Americans […]


Show Your Support for Young Adults with Cancer

On Saturday October 15th the Volunteer Center will host a fabulous evening of Swing Dance and Fundraising at the Felton Community Hall from 6-9 PM to support our former co-worker and dear friend Laurel Hillerson Spear in kick-starting Fiona’s Family House, a new non-profit program for young adults battling cancer. Motivated by her own struggles […]


In The Spotlight


Meet Ching

ChingChing serves as a volunteer tutor with the Literacy Program. Twice a week she works with a student at the Santa Cruz County Jail. When asked what motivates her she states, "I admire my student's courage to remake his life. My challenge is to find the path to his learning, unfettered by his history or circumstances."

Learn More About Ching

teen-kitchen-volunteersMeet the Volunteers of the Teen Kitchen Project

These incredible teen chefs have volunteered more than 2,600 hours to bring nutritious meals to individuals and families in crisis due to illness.  With the support of adult Delivery Angels they have delivered over 11,000 meals. In honor of their dedication they were chosen as the 2014 group winner of the  Be the Difference Awards.

Learn More About The Teen Kitchen Project


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