Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run

Fundraising Now Through Race Day | Race Day- May 13th

We are thrilled to kick-off  another year of fundraising for the Human Race. On March 28th the magic begins as teams step out with big dreams and ambition to ask the community for support. Together we can grant wishes and sparkle our way to race day  by contributing to the causes we care about.

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Volunteer as a Literacy Tutor

Upcoming Orientations:  Sat April 15 & 29 @ 10AM at the Santa Cruz Volunteer Center

Learn how you can change lives through literacy by joining staff and volunteers from the Literacy program for a short orientation about become a tutor. Get all the info you need to determine if this is the right volunteer fit for you. No experience necessary just a desire to make a difference.

Learn More and RSVP For an Orientation


National Volunteer Week Volunteer Party

Mon. April 24th  4:30 PM-7 PM | Community Foundation Rooftop Terrace

National Volunteer Week is just around the corner and we want to celebrate you. This annual week of celebration is an opportunity for us to recognize individuals like you, who open your hearts to others in need and unfailingly dedicate your time and effort to serve our community.  Join us for refreshments, music, good company, and a grand toast to all of the volunteers in Santa Cruz County!

To RSVP- Call 831-427-5070

CityServe Volunteer Awards Recognition

Tues. April 25th  2:30 PM | City Hall Courtyard and City Hall Chambers

Join the Santa Cruz City Council and Volunteer Center staff as we  honor 21 volunteers from our Partnership Program CityServe. The event will begin with a reception in the City Hall Courtyard at 2:30 PM followed by an award ceremony at 3PM to highlight those outstanding volunteers who give their time to city departments.


Senior Wish Day Santa Cruz County

Saturday May 6  8:00 AM -4:00 PM

We invite you to join with Volunteer Center senior programs staff and volunteers  for a day devoted to helping  local low-income seniors in need.  Started by Jeff Thranow of Costa Bella Builders this day was designed to generate a one day blitz of safety related home repairs including installing smoke or carbon monoxide alarms, fixing basic electrical problems and plumbing leaks, fixing railings, or installing grab bars.  Your help is needed.

Learn More- Request Help or Register To Volunteer

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