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Healthy Food Choices Being Taught to Residents

Read about Pajaro Valley Shelter Services' Healthy Living series in this article from the Spring Newsletter 2014! "Healthy Food Choices Being Taught to Residents Pajaro Valley Shelter Services has been assisting homeless families for 30 years, providing temporary...

Monte Vista Christian School in Watsonville – 10 Years of Service

Read this story from Pajaro Valley Shelter Services' Winter Newsletter 2007/2008! Financial and in-kind donations to PVSS during the winter season are vital in supporting our families and programs. Help us reach our Winter Season Goal by donating online or mailing...

The 2017 Spring Newsletter Is Here!

We are happy to share our 2017 Spring Newsletter with you! Download it now. Learn about what is happening here at PVSS and with families in our community. We appreciate your interest in PVSS and look forward to our ongoing partnership in building a thriving...

Be the Difference Award Nonprofit Recipient Winner

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services is one of the recipients of the Santa Cruz Volunteer Center's 2016 Be The Difference Award. Watch the video! "Recognizing the People, Groups, and Businesses who make a difference in Santa Cruz County through volunteerism" - Santa Cruz...

Donate to PVSS Online with Santa Cruz Gives!

PVSS was chosen by the Santa Cruz Gives Campaign to be a recipient of their online Holiday Fundraising Drive. 30 nonprofits were chosen. Help us with our dream of serving more families and purchasing a 10-unit property. Donate...

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament for PV Shelter

  ROCK PAPER SCISSORS TOURNAMENT! Local non-profit Pajaro Valley Shelter Services in partnership with the Watsonville Rotary will play host to a competitive Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament on Sunday, March 1, from 1:00-4:00 PM. The tournament, the first of its kind...

30th Anniversary Kicks Off with Mahalo!

Over a hundred people attended our Mahalo! event, including over a dozen former Board Members for a reunion for the Board, donors, and families from PVSS' programs. The event started with the reunion and glimpses of the Shelter's history laid out in a photo gallery....

Healthy Food Choices Being Taught to Residents

Healthy Food Choices Being Taught to Residents

Read about Pajaro Valley Shelter Services' Healthy Living series in this article from the Spring Newsletter 2014! "Healthy Food Choices Being Taught to Residents Pajaro Valley Shelter Services has been assisting homeless families for 30 years, providing temporary...

The 2017 Spring Newsletter Is Here!

The 2017 Spring Newsletter Is Here!

We are happy to share our 2017 Spring Newsletter with you! Download it now. Learn about what is happening here at PVSS and with families in our community. We appreciate your interest in PVSS and look forward to our ongoing partnership in building a thriving...

Be the Difference Award Nonprofit Recipient Winner

Be the Difference Award Nonprofit Recipient Winner

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services is one of the recipients of the Santa Cruz Volunteer Center's 2016 Be The Difference Award. Watch the video! "Recognizing the People, Groups, and Businesses who make a difference in Santa Cruz County through volunteerism" - Santa Cruz...

Donate to PVSS Online with Santa Cruz Gives!

Donate to PVSS Online with Santa Cruz Gives!

PVSS was chosen by the Santa Cruz Gives Campaign to be a recipient of their online Holiday Fundraising Drive. 30 nonprofits were chosen. Help us with our dream of serving more families and purchasing a 10-unit property. Donate...

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament for PV Shelter

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament for PV Shelter

  ROCK PAPER SCISSORS TOURNAMENT! Local non-profit Pajaro Valley Shelter Services in partnership with the Watsonville Rotary will play host to a competitive Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament on Sunday, March 1, from 1:00-4:00 PM. The tournament, the first of its kind...

30th Anniversary Kicks Off with Mahalo!

30th Anniversary Kicks Off with Mahalo!

Over a hundred people attended our Mahalo! event, including over a dozen former Board Members for a reunion for the Board, donors, and families from PVSS' programs. The event started with the reunion and glimpses of the Shelter's history laid out in a photo gallery....

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