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We are so proud of the work of our volunteers, the growth of our clients and each opportunity we have to partner in the community. Check out our highlighted news or visit our press archive below.

Get in Touch About Press: Contact Communications Director Christine Loewe at volunteer@scvolunteercenter.org


Volunteering in Santa Cruz County

Aptos Times- June 7, 2019 - Recently, the Board of Supervisors recognized some of the remarkable volunteers in our county. Volunteers that dedicate thousands of hours to our local animal shelter, helping with forensics and vacation checks at the Sheriff’s Office, restoring native landscapes at our parks, working with disadvantaged youth and more......Continue Reading

runners and walkers at Human Race start in Santa Cruz.

The Human Race More Than a Mega Fundraiser

Santa Cruz Sentinel- May 12, 2019 - They skated, they ran, they walked, they pushed strollers and rolled wheelchairs, they brought their children and dogs, and they came in costume. Over 1000 community members lined West Cliff Drive on Saturday for the Human Race .....Continue Reading


Countdown Continues for the Human Race

Santa Cruz Sentinel- May 1, 2019 - The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County invites community members to register to run or walk at the Human Race. Not able to make it there is still time to donate .....Continue Reading


The 2019 Human Race

Aptos Times- March 14, 2019 - The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County invites area non-profits, schools, groups, and churches to register now for the 2019 Human Race. The Human Race is a family-friendly walk and fun run along West Cliff Drive that annually attracts individuals from all over the community to fundraise on behalf of the organization of their choosing... Continue Reading


Growing the Movement of Volunteers in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Sentinel- April 8, 2019 - It's National Volunteer Week and for communities across the nation this brings the opportunity to shine the spotlight on the value of volunteerism. Established in 1974 National Volunteer Week brings people together to demonstrate the power of giving..... Continue Reading

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