Local Talk

What charities would you like to see people support this season?

lt judyAny charity that helps feed people who are hungry. The Homeless Services Center, Homeless Garden Project, Second Harvest Food Bank, Valley Churches United—those are really local oriented.
Judy Allen, Scotts Valley, Consulting






lt paulThe Salvation Army, because they help out here locally in the community, and they have a pretty good reputation in terms of how they spend their money.
Paul Coty, Felton, Business owner








lt shadeDoctors Without Borders, because I know they do good, they go into foreign countries and bring medical supplies in times of need.
Shade Byron, Santa Cruz, Musician








lt cara[Lucile Packard] Children’s Hospital, because my cousin was born with a tracheotomy, scoliosis, and a drip feed tube, and they took really amazing care of him.
Cara Vandagriff, Santa Cruz, Jack-Of-All-Trades








lt radheyaThe Hari Krishna temple, because they are expanding upon knowledge that’s beyond the basic necessities of just maintaining the body.
Radheya Fournier, Santa Cruz, Student

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Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. 

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