Providing For Our Community During The COVID-19 Crisis

We are committed to doing our part to promote public health by postponing, interrupting or canceling in-person activities while staying true to our mission of finding healthy, creative ways for people to contribute to community good.  View the list of services we are maintaining for volunteers, vulnerable populations, and fellow nonprofits. VIEW OUR SERVICES

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Friendly Caller Orientations for Stay Connected 

Every Monday in January 2021 from 11AM-12PM

Are you interested in helping seniors in our community stay connected despite the challenges of the pandemic? Consider becoming a Volunteer Caller for our Program Stay Connected. As a caller you will build a relationship with a senior, help them navigate the resources that might be most helpful for them and serve as a crucial friendly voice for what might be an otherwise lonely day. RSVP for an orientation to determine if this is the right volunteer fit for you.

Learn More and Sign Up for An Orientation

Literacy Abi Citizenship

Become a Literacy Tutor in 2021

Upcoming Orientations Include: Jan 6,8,12,19, 22, 28, or 30th

Want to changes lives through Literacy and launch a fellow neighbor on a path to new success for 2021? Join the Literacy Program for a free online orientation to learn more about becoming a tutor to a motivated adult learner. No teaching or foreign language skills are necessary, just a desire to be of service. We provide training and match you with the right student. Orientations will be held via Zoom during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Learn More and RSVP for an Orientation


Help With Food Distribution

Fridays 2021- Jan 8 or 22, Feb 5 or 19, & Mar 5 or 19 | 8AM-1:30PM

COVID-19 and the related economic downturn have resulted in a sharp increase in food insecurity in Santa Cruz County. Would you like to help? Every other Friday volunteers are needed to help pass out food at a mass food distribution at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds and other locations throughout the county.  Learn more and register by clicking the link below.

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COVID Response Volunteers Needed

 Ongoing Opportunities
We have adapted our services to meet the immediate critical needs of some of the most vulnerable in our community and  are now providing food distribution, grocery shopping support, recruiting volunteers to staff our county emergency shelters, and enlisting volunteers to sew masks for county operations. Sign up via our COVID-19 Volunteer Registry to be matched with a current community need.
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