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  • 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, from PC desktops, laptops, Macbook Pros and iMacs all loaded with the latest operating system software, to tablets, phones, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Micah Posner, Brown Bag Assembler

    Micah Posner, Brown Bag Assembler

    Santa Cruz City Councilmember, Micah Posner, is a big supporter of Grey Bears. An avid cyclist and former director of People Power, Micah showed his commitment to helping distribute healthy produce to seniors ...

  • A volunteer’s thoughts on Grey Bears

    A volunteer's thoughts on Grey Bears

    I love Grey Bears!! As a volunteer with this organization and as one of its newer members, I not only see the benefit to others in my community but to my family as well. ...

  • 4th Annual Country Pancake Breakfast

    4th Annual Country Pancake Breakfast

    THIS Saturday, July 18 from 8-11am. Join us right here for our Grey Bears Country Pancake Breakfast! Enjoy pancakes, your choice of eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, toast, fresh fruit plus juice and coffee. All for ...

  • Chair Yoga Pose of the Month

    Chair Yoga Pose of the Month

    Pigeon Pose seated in a chair is an effective hip opener that increases range of motion in the hip socket. This pose opens and stretches the hips, legs, groins and back. Here’s how: Sitting tall, ...

  • Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

    Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

    THIS Wednesday, May 18 at 11:30am. Join us for a BIG thank you to Grey Bears volunteers at the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon! Enjoy a delicious lunch (veggie options), live music by the Wave ...

  • Volunteer of the Month

    Volunteer of the Month

    Rouchann (Rocci) Kountz. Born: in Oakland CA on December 21, 1942 (the same month that Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" first appeared in the movie "Holiday Inn") Lives in: Soquel Favorite color: Red Family: "I married Dick ...

  • Join us for the Human Race

    Join us for the Human Race

    On Saturday, May 12th, Team Grey Bears embarks on a fundraising 5K race/walk-a-thon along West Cliff Drive. We need your help to fundraise and recruit team members to run/walk with us!  How you ...

  • Email SCC Public Works in Support of Grey Bears

    Email SCC Public Works in Support of Grey Bears

  • Repair Cafe a hit with Reusers

    Repair Cafe a hit with Reusers

    Grey Bears hosted a Repair Café on April 12 led by a group of 13 talented volunteer fix-it coaches. Hunched around work tables with tools ready, they helped a steady stream of more ...