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Human Race Fundraising Campaign

March 28- May 12  |

The Human Race Fundraising Campaign is now underway. We invite you be a star for your community by raising funds or donating to your favorite local cause. And be sure to  join us on race day. With a donation of $35 or more you can enjoy food, music along the course, a free t-shirt, and family friendly festivities at the finish line.  Don’t miss the fun as we shine a spotlight on the needs of over 100 non-profits, schools and community groups.

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Volunteer Center- Celebrating our Volunteers

April 17- 5:30- 8:00 PM | Community Foundation Rooftop- 7807 Soquel Drive, Aptos

We are so grateful for our volunteers who give their time to make meaningful connections and transform lives. Each year we celebrate their efforts during National Volunteer Week and we look forward to doing so again this year.  We will provide appetizers, wine, beer, soft drinks, good company, and music by the Beach Cowboys.  RSVP- Call Jan Brady at (831) 427-5070 or email  Please RSVP by April 12th.


Celebrate Potential with Community Connection

April 19- 10 AM- Noon  | 300 Harvey West Blvd. Santa Cruz

Join our staff from Community Connection as they honor their outstanding clients and community partners from the Mental Health Community. This annual event recognizes those who are helping to break stigma, create more potential, and increase opportunities for wellness.  All are welcome to this free event.

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 CityServe National Volunteer Week Celebration

April 24 @ 2 PM   | City Council Chambers

Volunteer Center Staff will join with Santa Cruz City Council to celebrate volunteers from their partnership program CitySERVE. The event will begin with a reception in the City Hall Courtyard at 2:00 PM followed by an award ceremony at 2:30 PM to highlight the outstanding volunteers who give their time to city departments.

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