Supported Charities

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Every year the Santa Cruz Police Officers' Association donates money and time to benefit numerous charities, groups and organizations in Santa Cruz and throughout Santa Cruz County.

To help us better serve you and our community we share, please feel free to join our mission by participating in any of our events or donating toward our cause.

(Visit these organizations by clicking on their title)

Santa Cruz Education Foundation

"The Santa Cruz Education Foundation works to ensure that every one of the 7,000 Santa Cruz City Schools students at our 10 campuses, in kindergarten through high school, has an outstanding educational experience." - Santa Cruz Education Foundation

Santa Cruz Little League

"We are here to promote a love of baseball, provide instruction for improving skills appropriate to age level and to use Little League as a vehicle for teaching life lessons that will help in the development of healthy, happy, self confident adults." - Santa Cruz Little League

Beach Flats Community Center

"The Beach Flats Community Center (BFCC) is a community and family resource center in the heart of the largely low income, Latino neighborhood of Beach Flats. In democratic partnership with the city and local residents, BFCC plays a critical role in building healthy families and community pride and provides flexible programming that is continuously responsive to neighborhood needs." - Beach Flats Community Center

All About Theatre

"All About Theatre has been offering theatrical training and quality productions to the greater Santa Cruz County community for ten years now. We focus our energy and creativity on training our students in all the areas of performing arts; dance, acting and singing. We are honored to say that we have produced over 70 full-scale productions with up to 12-piece orchestrations. We have a year round academy of classes and workshops that should appeal to children aged 6 and up, and are working on our classes for adults. " - All About Theatre

American Red Cross

"The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas:

  • Disaster Relief
  • Supporting America's Military Families
  • Lifesaving Blood
  • Health and Safety Services
  • International Services" - American Red Cross

Pop Warner

"Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. (PWLS) is a non-profit organization that provides youth football and cheer & dance programs for participants in 42 states and several countries around the world." - Pop Warner

Fallen Officer Foundation

"The Fallen Officer Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and financial assistance to Santa Cruz County First Responders and their families during times of crisis and special need." - Fallen Officer Foundation

Special Olympics

"The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community." - Special Olympics

Bay View Elementary School

"Bay View is a school of diverse cultures, languages, and family structures where everyone is important. Our parents and experienced staff work together to create a school climate of high standards that incorporates the various learning styles and abilities of our students. With many bilingual classes, extended-day Kindergarten classes, rich art and music programs, life lab garden, and library media center, Bay View offers an excellent education experience." - Bay View Elementary School

Big Brothers Big Sisters

"For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people." - Big Brothers Big Sisters

National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial Fund (NLEOMF)

"The mission of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is to generate increased public support for the law enforcement profession by permanently recording and appropriately commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers; and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety." - NLEOMF

Silver Shield Foundation

"We are charged with the responsibility of preserving the hopes, dreams and future that police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty had for their children. Our work and your contribution is an investment in the lives of these children whose mother or father heroically and selflessly made the supreme sacrifice, laying down their own life to save another. Let's make sure their sacrifice will never be forgotten. Your generosity enables the Silver Shield Foundation to carry out its mission of helping these children achieve a brighter tomorrow. After all, it's the least we can do for their future." - Silver Shield Foundation

Harbor High School Golf Classic

Brian Stow

Harbor High Special Education Arts