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  • 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 ...

  • Fix your stuff at Repair Cafe

    Fix your stuff at Repair Cafe

    THIS Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10am-1pm at Grey Bears. Bring in your broken appliance, lamp, small furniture item, clothing, bike, toy etc. and receive repair guidance from fix-it coaches. Do-it-together disassembly, open it ...

  • 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 ...

  • Volunteer Lifetime Member Awards

    Volunteer Lifetime Member Awards

    Three volunteers will be recognized at this year's Holiday Dinner on December 7 for their many years of extraordinary service to Grey Bears. Nancy Dushey Born: May 18, 1945 in San Jose and grew up ...

  • Holiday Dinner is This Sunday!

    Holiday Dinner is This Sunday!

    Celebrate the holidays This Sunday, December 6 at 11:30am at the Grey Bears 40th Annual Holiday Dinner at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. Santa will welcome you in for a delicious holiday meal, ...

  • Recycling Event at New Leaf Westside

    Recycling Event at New Leaf Westside

    THIS Saturday, November 15, 11am-3pm - Grey Bears hosts a community e-waste, recycling and household items collection at New Leaf Community Market Westside, 1101 Fair Avenue in Santa Cruz. Neighbors are invited to drop off all old electronics, ...

  • Check out our Fall 2014 Newsletter

    Check out our Fall 2014 Newsletter

    Our latest newsletter is out featuring the latest news and upcoming events including our third Repair Cafe on Oct 11, plus volunteer news, restaurant donor partners Main Street Cafe and Hula's, a healthy recipe and more. ...

  • Volunteer of the Month

    Volunteer of the Month

    Beverly Beams - September 2014. "I research and list books for sale on Grey Bears amazon.com page and ship orders. Books are endlessly fascinating." Born: June 11, 1948 in Herford, TX. "My family moved ...

  • Computers, audio-video, electronics

    Computers, audio-video, electronics

    Tested, refurbished and at low prices every day, the Computer Electronics Store has it all. Choose from PC desktops and iMacs, laptops, Macbook Pros loaded with the latest operating system software, plus tablets, ...

  • Recycling Event at Westside New Leaf

    Recycling Event at Westside New Leaf

    Saturday, August 23 from 11am-3pm. New Leaf Community Market and Grey Bears team up for a neighborhood recycling drop off a their westside Santa Cruz store, 1101 Fair Ave, Santa Cruz CA 95060 (click ...