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Mental Health Month

Join us in celebrating the potential of every person to live a meaningful and connected life as we raise funds for Mental Health Awareness Month.

celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

Join us at a Vaccine Clinic

Volunteer heroes are needed to in the coming weeks to support our community vaccination effort in Watsonville.

Chat With a Senior

Learn more about you can provide a senior with resources and a friendly voice by becoming a Friendly Caller with the Stay Connected Program.

Feed Your Neighbors

Volunteers are needed to help with Food Distributions throughout Santa Cruz County. Learn more about where you are needed and how to register.  

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COVID SAFETY AND OUR PROGRAMS

We are committed to doing our part to promote public health by postponing, interrupting or canceling in-person activities while staying true to our mission of finding healthy, creative ways for people to contribute to community good. Before visiting one of our offices we encourage you to learn more about our safety protocol and latest regulations. View our Safety Plan 

Latest News

Elevating What Works to Support the Unhoused In Santa Cruz County

We are all aware of the struggles to house people in our community. Through a growing focus, learning, and coordination we have made monumental strides as a community towards rapid rehousing, and yet some people visibly and consistently fail to access or succeed in housing. For those working each day to help solve this issue, […]

Navigating the Criminal Justice System During a Pandemic

With the arrival of spring and warm weather, there is a feeling that we are now turning a corner on the pandemic. Many have spent the last month reflecting back on how wildly their lives have changed in the last year. It was just over a year ago that the pandemic truly took hold in […]

In The Spotlight

 

Natt volunteering at Vaccine ClinicMeet Natt

Natt is our stellar volunteer lead for the AmeriCorps Volunteer Infrastructure Program. As such Natt provides guidance to fellow AmeriCorps Members working at local nonprofits and helps connect volunteers on a daily basis.

Learn More About Natt

Meet Jennifer and Sonia

Approximately 75 volunteers a week have taken a critical role in assisting vaccinators with their essential work at the drive-through clinic in Watsonville. Two of these vaccinators, Jennifer and Sonia have been active in supporting this effort since January and they are relishing their roles serving on the frontlines of history.

Learn More About Jennifer & Sonia

2019-2020 Fiscal Year Progress

Volunteers Engaged
14,000 +

People Helped
7,700 +

Volunteer Hours
350,000 +

Value of Contributed Time
$11.3 Million

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