Latest program updates

current as of 1/16/21

New Expanded Thrift Store hours are 9:00am-3:30pm. Check out our regular 50%-Off sale items here. Face coverings and safe distancing (at least 6 feet apart) are required during your visit for thrift store shopping, donation drop-off, recycling and Healthy Food program bag pick-up/food shopping.

The Healthy Food program is in full swing with grocery bags being delivered every Thursday and Friday morning. You can also pick up a bag at Grey Bears, grocery shop in our food store on weekdays at 11am, and stay for lunch served at 11:30am. Sign up for the program here, or email sharon for more info or call 831-479-1055 ext. 223.

Check out the Grey Bears Apothecary, including vitamins, minerals, supplements and herbal formulas from Scotts Valley-based Source Naturals. They’re offered at deeply discounted prices (as low as $1/bottle) in the Thrift Store Hardware/Medical building.

Suzi Mahler’s Chair Yoga Zoom classes are fun, invigorating and relaxing! Enjoy them from your own home on your computer, tablet or phone. Zoom classes are: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30am, and Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30amJust click this link at the above times to join any of her classes: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5280351389 and enter passcode: 699677. Your can also email Suzi for questions and to receive weekly updates by calling 831-234-6791.

We need you! Please volunteer in any of the areas below; start by clicking here to complete the simple application or call Rosie at 831-479-1055 ext 241.

  • Food quality control, grocery bag assembly and deliveries, kitchen help and composting
  • Someone to drive our box van to pick up groceries from local markets
  • Thrift store pricing and cashiering
  • Electronics/audio-video testing
  • Bookstore shelving, cashiering, and researching/listing books on Amazon.com
  • Admin help in the office

We also offer one-on-one tech help with Suresh and Lalitha. Email Sharon to register for a 30-minute phone consultation for help with your electronic device (computer, tablet, phone, etc.) or call 831-479-1055 ext 223.

CalFresh Benefits – to receive your EBT card for grocery purchases just access the simple application form at mycalfresh.org. or call the community hotline, 831-622-0991.

RecipesClick here for some quick and nutritious recipes using many of the items in your weekly bags on recipes page of our website, greybears.org/recipes.