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Grey Bears


2710 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95065

(831) 479-1055


For more than 40 years, the non-profit Grey Bears has worked to help seniors live a healthier life and improve the environment.

Its core programs include delivering weekly healthy food to nearly 4,000 seniors in the county, operating three recycling centers to the general public, and running a thrift store, electronics/computer store, hardware store and bookstore. The organization accepts volunteers and donations.

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Santa Cruz County community groups and nonprofits play a fundamental role in making this a safe and thriving place.

Consider getting involved by volunteering your time, donating money, or both. Above you can learn about what services Grey Bears provides to the community and easily volunteer, donate, register for services, or connect with them on social media. Visit the Santa Cruz County Community Groups directory to see a comprehensive list of organizations on all subjects that are relevant to creating a vibrant local community.

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