Youth Blog

Give it Away Day

June 8th from 1-4PM-  Join YouthServe for a day of  giving as they team up with 3 fellow non-profits to support children and their families. YouthServe teens would like to collect your new and used clothing, canned goods, and donations of gift cards. Items Needed: ·      $25 Gas Cards (Jacob’s Heart) ·      $10 Target Gift [...]

Junior Volunteers Teams up with GroupOn Grassroots

Teens have the opportunity to discover their passion, gain new skills, and contribute their talents to community organizations in need of support. Summer fellows will provide 1500 hours of service tackling community issues. They may engage grade schoolers in science exploration, feed the hungry, or socialize with needy animals. Throughout the summer, their good work [...]

Adopt A Family Gift Wrapping

Adopt A Family Gift Wrapping

YouthSERVE was at the Volunteer Center’s Adopt A Family warehouse yesterday sorting and wrapping the multitude of presents received from generous donors throughout Santa Cruz County. In parternship with GenerationOn, Hasbro, Inc.  donated one toy to a child in need for every participating volunteer, effectively doubling our impact . YouthSERVE reminds you to give back [...]

Holiday Placemats for Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Holiday Placemats for Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

YouthSERVE employed the help of the Good Shepherd Catholic School to decorate over 45 holiday placemats for the Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Erika Hanson helped enlist the talents of Good Shepherd’s sixth, seventh and eighth graders, who came together to provide some holiday cheer to those who may not be able to join their [...]