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Kevin Johnson Santa Cruz Sentinel-HR 2017

Human Race Rounds West Cliff  With Record Year

Santa Cruz Sentinel May 14- About 1,500 participants — some in medieval and fairy costumes, others escorting Chihuahuas and terriers — celebrated Saturday’s record-breaking Human Race fundraiser with a festive a procession along West Cliff Drive.By Saturday afternoon, the fundraiser had generated $310,000,...Continue Reading

runners and walkers at Human Race start in Santa Cruz.

Human Race Creates Fundraising Platform for Santa Cruz County Non-Profits

Santa Cruz Sentinel May 10- For a decade, Janine Roeth’s family has had a annual tradition of sending a family update letter each spring. In the letter, the family details its accomplishments for the year and its goal. They also ask for help raising funds for the Human Race. The family participates in the event every year, with Roeth’s 22-year-old daughter, Simone Hooker, as the family’s fundraising leader...Continue Reading

Founder Marian McBee receiving a financial contribution from Santa Cruz County Bank to support the work of the Volunteer Center.
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Volunteer Center Launches 50th Anniversary During National Volunteer Week

Santa Cruz Sentinel  April 21- Local residents are invited to join the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, fellow non-profits, and community leaders in celebrating volunteerism during National Volunteer Week happening April 23-29th. Widely celebrated across the country... Continue Reading


Santa Cruz County Recognizes Volunteers

Santa Cruz Sentinel  April 20-Volunteers spend thousands of hours helping County of Santa Cruz agencies and programs.“It’s a part of a movement for good that does not get enough attention,” said Karen Delaney, who heads the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, which helps match people with volunteer opportunities.... Continue Reading


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