2019 Human Race- Post Race Finish Line

Final Day to Turn in Donations- May 31, 2019

This was one fabulous community event.  Community change makers came together to give where they live, and we had so much fun. BUT WAIT, the fun is not over yet.  Teams have until May 31st to turn in their final donations. If you missed your chance to give there is still time to support a participating organization. pick your favorite or give one donation that supports all 89 organizations!

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Literacy Program Tutor Orientations

May 22 @ 10AM  | Volunteer Center- 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz

Join the Literacy Program for a free one-hour orientation to learn more about becoming a tutor to a motivated adult learner. No teaching or foreign language skills necessary, just a desire to be of service. We provide training and match you with the right student. Orientations are held at the Santa Cruz Volunteer Center.

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We're Still Here Exhibition at the MAH

Now through September 22, 2019 | Santa Cruz MAH-705 Front St. Santa Cruz, CA

Volunteer Center Senior Program Staff have teamed up with artists, seniors, and fellow advocates of C3 to create artwork about what it’s like to be a senior experiencing loneliness or isolation in Santa Cruz County.  This exhibition shares local seniors' personal stories with social isolation and provides community members with opportunities to take action for a more inclusive community.

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Senior Tech Support

June 1st | Louden Nelson Senior Computing Center

Seniors are invited to drop in for free workshops to gain the skills they desire to stay connected with family and friends online. Volunteers from YouthServe will be on hand to show seniors how to use social media and personal electronic devices or answer any other technology questions. All workshops are led by local teens with an adult supervisor to answer any advanced questions.

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Matter of Balance Workshop for Seniors

May 1- May 24th | Castroville Recreation Center - Monterey County

Join our Senior Programs Staff for this free class. A MATTER OF BALANCE emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change your environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance. Attendees are asked to commit to all classes for 8 weeks. Registration Required. No drop-ins.

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