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  • Chair Yoga and Balance

    Chair Yoga and Balance

    Health and yoga are all about finding balance. Effort and rest. Elimination and assimilation. Yang and yin. Day and night. Standing strong and stable. Finding balance leads to good health. In yoga we practice ...

  • Volunteer Spotlight – Alan Brady

    Volunteer Spotlight - Alan Brady

    Alan Brady, Age 62 Born: 1/4/53 in Detroit MI. Left Motown at age 19 and moved to Sonoma County. I landed in Santa Cruz in 1983. Favorite color: Green Why Grey Bears: “About five years ago ...

  • Make Every Day Earth Day

    Make Every Day Earth Day

    Grey Bears is your local nonprofit recycler with two drop-off centers. We're also here to support you in living more sustainably all year long. Here are seven simple ways. 1. In with the old, out with ...

  • Panda Express supports Grey Bears

    Panda Express supports Grey Bears

    Friday, May 15, noon to 9pm, Panda Express in Soquel will donate 20% of all restaurant sales to Grey Bears! Note: you must present the "Fundraising at Panda" flyer when ordering. We'll include ...

  • Celery, greens and apples oh my!

    Celery, greens and apples oh my!

    Video: On the Grey Bears Brown Bag assembly line on a crisp spring morning. Organic veggies round out these lovely bags delivered to 4,500 seniors throughout Santa Cruz County. Thank you volunteers!

  • Message from the Executive Director

    Message from the Executive Director

    Grey Bears Executive Director, Tim Brattan, recently took time out to record this one-minute PSA at Community Television of Santa Cruz County. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gLkEzzTJEY&feature=youtu.be

  • Check out our Spring 2015 Newsletter

    Check out our Spring 2015 Newsletter

    Find out the latest news at Grey Bears in our Spring 2015 newsletter. Features include a fire recovery update, upcoming events and classes, two healthy recipes, volunteer spotlight, chair yoga meditation and more. ...

  • Chair Yoga and Meditation

    Chair Yoga and Meditation

    "Meditation is one of our greatest tools for self preservation. When we sit quietly in class for a few minutes, we bring awareness to the breath and a deep, restoring stillness to the ...

  • Volunteer Spotlight

    Volunteer Spotlight

    Millie Kaitschuck. Born: May 9, 1923 in Chicago. Age: 91 Favorite color: blue Family: “The first time I met Melvin during high school, he proposed to me. We started going steady. He was a blimp ...

  • Chili’s Supports Grey Bears

    Chili's Supports Grey Bears

    Thursday, March 19, 11am-10pm - Get your Tex-Mex on at Chili's and support Grey Bears! March 19 is Give Back Day at Chili's Capitola Mall, 1855 41st Avenue Suite E1, Capitola, CA ...

  • Telephone Scams Targeting Seniors

    Telephone Scams Targeting Seniors

    Callers posing as Microsoft employees, Internal Revenue Service agents or government officials threatening actions against you if you don't pay money are scams. Don't fall prey to these imposters. Click here to read ...

  • Senior Tech Days at Grey Bears

    Senior Tech Days at Grey Bears

    Saturday, June 13, 11am-2pm. Techies will show you how to get the most out of your iPhone, Droid, tablet, laptop, Mac or Windows computer,  etc. Bring your fully charged device and learn new tips ...

  • Make a difference with year-end gift

    Make a difference with year-end gift

    Your financial gift and thrift store donations keep Grey Bears strong, and ensure we can continue to distribute weekly brown bags of fresh produce and healthy groceries to 3,800 seniors all year long ...

  • Check out our latest Newsletter

    Check out our latest Newsletter

    The latest Nov-Dec 2014 Newsletter is hot off the presses, including volunteer lifetime award recipients, a visit to Grey Bears by residents of our Sister City in Japan, the 40th Annual Holiday Dinner ...

  • Japan delegation visits Grey Bears

    Japan delegation visits Grey Bears

    Grey Bears was delighted to be the first stop during a recent visit by an 11-member delegation from Santa Cruz Sister City, Shingu, Japan. Our guests arrived in time to see the brown ...

  • Chair Yoga – Focus on the Feet

    Chair Yoga - Focus on the Feet

    Chair Yoga with Suzi, Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30am at Grey Bears. Our feet hold us up and ground us to the earth. The alignment of our feet and the distribution of weight through ...