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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 ...

  • Volunteer of the month, Dan Reed

    Name: Dan Reed, age: 74 Lives in: Soquel Favorite color: Blue Born:  Los Angeles on January 5, 1940. In 1969 after my wife and I camped around the western US in a VW bus, we chose ...

  • Sidewalk Shoe Sale

    Spring into some new shoes! Choose from hundreds of pairs of gently used shoes and boots -  just $2 a pair at the Thrift Store while they last!

  • Join the Grey Bears Board

    Have a passion for Grey Bears and community service? Then we're looking for you. The next two-year term begins in July, 2018. Together we'll help develop the strategic direction, promote volunteerism, raise funds ...

  • Thrift Store – incredible values everyday

    Open Mon-Sat, 10am-3pm. Browse through thousands of items lovingly prepared by our team of volunteers including furniture, art, housewares, vintage clothing and accessories, books and media, tumbled glass, medical equipment, bikes, sporting equipment, plants ...

  • Neighborhood E-Waste Recycling Event

    This Friday, February 21 from 11am-3pm at Project Purr's Rescued Treasures Store, 325 Front Street, Downtown Santa Cruz. Drop off your old electronics, computers, printers, monitors, TVs, cables, phones, audio/video gear, appliances (big or small, ...

  • Chair yoga pose of the month

    Extended Side Angle Pose Chair yoga helps us to be strong and stable, and poses like extended side angle offer benefits to the lower and upper body. This pose is especially beneficial to strengthen ...