2 women volunteers on the brown bag line

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Sign up for the Healthy Food Program and receive a weekly bag of groceries delivered to a site near where you live or to your doorstep in Santa Cruz County. You are also invited to join us for lunch every weekday at 11:30, or to shop for groceries at 11am – bring your own reusable bag!Visit our new administrative offices at 2815 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz (1st driveway on the right immediately past Sutter) to sign up or just click here. Contact Sharon for info or call 831-479-1055 ext. 223. We also need volunteers to help fill and deliver groceries.

Shop terrific values in the Thrift Store, Computer Electronics and Bookstore, open every day, Mon-Sun 9am-3:30pm, including daily 50%-Off items. Clothes are 50%-Off every Tue-Thu-Sat and you can fill a bag those days for just $10; and fill a bag of books every day for  $10.

Drop off your separated recycling materials at one of Grey Bears 3 recycling centers to ensure all of it is recycled and doesn’t end up in the landfill from your curbside containers – including CRV plastic, glass and aluminum beverage containers (redeem your CRV containers for cash vouchers at our Ben Lomond center). You can also recycle your old electronics (computers, cell phones, TVs/monitors, amplifiers, etc.), Styrofoam (rigid PS #6) and more at our Chanticleer center.

Mark your calendars now for the Grey Bears Harvest Celebration on Saturday, Sept 24. Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch, music, raffle, free classes, free books and storewide 50%-Off Sale.

photo: Jim Sullivan

Volunteer at Grey Bears! Choose from more than 20 volunteer opportunities. Click here to complete the simple application or contact Rosie, 831-479-1055 ext 226.

Suzi Mahler offers 4 weekly chair yoga classes, including one in-person at Grey Bears on Friday mornings at 9:30.  For the live class, pre-registration by emailing Suzi, full COVID vaccination required. All of Suzi’s classes are offered via Zoom on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9:30am, and Wednesdays at 10:30am – email Suzi for Zoom link.

Check out our other classes including Spanish on Wednesdays at 12-noon, women’s support groups, and one-on-one tech help by appointment. Email Sharon for more info or call 831-479-1055 ext 223.