We gratefully accept donations of food, money, recycling, volunteer time, furniture, household items, clean clothing, medical equipment and vehicles. All gifts are tax deductible.
California Grey Bears Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
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You can make a difference!
Every $2 donated provides a shopping bag full of healthy, nutritious produce and groceries for a senior in need. Grey Bears volunteers deliver these brown bags to 4,000 Santa Cruz County seniors every week. Many of those served have no other resource for healthy food.
Mail a check
2710 Chanticleer Ave
Santa Cruz CA 95065
Donate by phone
831-479-1055 ext. 201
Donate in person
Donations are accepted at our Chanticleer office, Monday – Friday, 8am – 3:45pm. Donations of computers, appliances and all electronics items are accepted every day from 7:30am-3:45pm. Donations of tangible items for our thrift store only (clothing, furniture, housewares, etc.) are accepted Monday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm.
Enroll in regular giving
Our secure website makes it easy for you to donate a fixed amount monthly, quarterly or annually. Your gift can be automatically charged to your credit card or deducted from your checking account. Click here to begin the process, or please contact Paula Gibson, 831-479-1055, ext 222 for more information.
Donate stocks or vehicles
Other giving options
We accept corporate matching gifts, honorary and memorial gifts, planned giving (living trust and estate planning), endowment gifts, corporate sponsorship, challenge gifts and grants. Please contact Tim at (831) 479-1055 ext 224.
Click here to find out the many ways you can volunteer at Grey Bears.
Give services and equipment