Our sense of SELF. Our sense of WELLNESS. We carry forward with each. We wear them like armor, sink into them like a deep unforeseen hole, or hold them up brazenly like a golden ray of sun. Somedays we may vacillate and float between which way to carry them. Other days we may have more […]
Over the past two months as businesses, schools, and nonprofits have shuttered their doors and suspended programs, we’ve all been forced to adapt. At the Volunteer Center, we’ve used this time to assess our resources and our strengths and we have made huge shifts to meet today’s immediate critical needs. Through this process, we’ve been […]
In The Spotlight
Brooke is a volunteer with the Volunteer Center's Grocery Shopper Program serving the needs of vulnerable community members while sheltering in place. We are so grateful for folks like Brooke who are helping local seniors get the groceries they desire while remaining safely at home.
Anna Kate is a premedical college student at Brandeis University who left her life behind in Massachusetts with less than a week’s notice. In between online lectures and studying for her final exams, Anna Kate has begun volunteering at the County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department’s new Emergency Shelters.