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Your donation today will help us make a difference in the lives of low-income Santa Cruz County seniors in need. Every $1 = 4 healthy meals – a total of 2.3 million pounds of fresh produce and healthy groceries each year, including to 950 homebound seniors.
Grey Bears is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, FEIN#: 94-2298681.
Mail a check or donate in person
Donations are also always appreciated in person at our main Chanticleer office, Monday – Friday, 8am – 3:30pm, or by calling 831-479-1055 ext. 221.
2710 Chanticleer Ave
Santa Cruz CA 95065
Food donations & gleaning
The Grey Bears Glean Team will happily pick produce or fruit from your farm, garden or orchard. We also gratefully accept donations of your garden produce and non-perishable food items. Contact Danielle to learn more, email@example.com, 831-479-1055 ext. 227.
Estate or tangible donations
Donations of tangible items for our thrift store, computer electronics store and bookstore (clothing, furniture, housewares, books, electronics, etc.) are accepted everyday, Mon-Sun, 7:30am-3:30pm. Donations of computers, appliances, electronics, TVs, audio-video gear, etc. (working or not), and general recycling are accepted every day from 7:30am-3:30pm at our Chanticleer recycling center. We offer limited pickups subject to staff and truck availability. Receipts provided for tax deduction purposes. Please contact Tina Forest for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 831-479-1055, ext 235.
Donate your vehicle
We gratefully accept your donated car, RV, trailer, 5th Wheel, motorcycle, electric scooter, boat and all other vehicles. Please contact Tina Forest, 831-479-1055 ext 235, email@example.com.
Sponsor our Annual Event Dinners
A great opportunity for individuals and businesses to support our harvest picnic and holiday gala. Contact Grace Mora for more information, 831-479-1055, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other giving options
We accept corporate matching gifts, honorary and memorial gifts, stocks, planned giving (click here for information and language to add Grey Bears to your will or living trust), endowment gifts, corporate sponsorship, challenge gifts and grants. Please contact Tim Brattan at (831) 479-1055 ext 224, email@example.com.
Give services and equipment
Grey Bears accepts gifts of services (professional services, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.), equipment, electronic and print media, land, homes and other assets. Please contact Tim Brattan at (831) 479-1055 ext. 224, firstname.lastname@example.org.