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An invitation to inspiration
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'” -Fred Rogers
We’ve learned from experience that “the helpers” in our parks are vast, and they are a force to be reckoned with.
Now, we invite to you share your helper stories so we can learn from you.
We can't be in every one of the 50 or so County Parks every day. But you all ARE!
We’ve seen the power that ....
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All Kids Need to Swim
Especially in a beach community!
When a family cannot afford summer swim lessons, Friends is there to help with scholarships.
You can help us expand this program to reach more children and families!
Recreation and safety in and around the water is a core part of the Santa Cruz County experience and no child should be left out.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much"
- Helen Keller
Partnerships are Power. Learn more about some of our partners!