Our Press

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

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Local Seniors Provide a Lifetime of Experience

Live it Up Magazine- July 27, 2018-  Since the inception of the Volunteer Center over 50 years ago, the organization has mantained a host of programs supporting seniors. At the heart of each program has been the drive to help seniors remain actively engaged in the life of the community through volunteerism, provide opportunities for community connections, and enhance local seniors' ability to remain independent as they age ..... Continue Reading 

2018 Human Race

Times Publishing Group May 10-  More than 125 non-profits, schools, and community groups will raise funds for their favorite community cause and will culminate with a Race Day Walkathon and Fun, Saturday May 12th, 2018 when more than 2000 individuals are expected to converge along West Cliff Drive for a day of celebration. Race Day includes a family friendly five-mile walkathon and fun run along West Cliff Drive, food, live music and festivities....... Continue Reading

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Get High At The Human Race

Santa Cruz GoodTimes April 18-  For the 38th year in a row, the Santa Cruz County Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run is back in action with 125 teams powering this crowd-sourced fundraising extravaganza...  This event has grown into the most successful Human Race in California. Not only are teams reaching more donors and making more money each year, but they are having more fun doing it. What’s driving this success? It turns out there is some cool science behind the giving phenomena...... Continue Reading

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Volunteer Center Celebrates National Volunteer Week With Honor

Registar-Pajaronian  April 16-  Local residents are invited to join the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, fellow nonprofits, and community leaders in celebrating volunteerism during National Volunteer Week, happening April 15-21. This year’s National Volunteer Week is particularly significant for the Volunteer Center. On April 11, the organization was awarded as the 2018 California Non-Profit of the Year for Volunteerism and Service by the Office of the Governor. ..... Continue Reading

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