Tag Archives: services to the homeless in Santa Cruz County

Supporters Advocate for HGP’s Programs

Supporters Advocate for HGP's Programs

The City of Santa Cruz is an important partner in our work of providing Transitional jobs to people who are homeless.  Here, several voices advocate to Santa Cruz City Council members  on behalf of HGP and the people we serve. … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Tackling The Structural Sources of Homelessness

In recent months, public concern about safety has increasingly zeroed in on Santa Cruz’s homeless population. Sadly, this attention has focused on reducing support for vulnerable groups and pushing unhoused people out of community spaces rather than addressing the root … Continue reading

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8 Reasons: Interview with HGP Board member, Andre Lafleur

At the Homeless Garden Project’s Fall SUSTAIN farm dinner, one of our newest board members, Andre Lafleur talked with our dinner guests about why he decided to join HGP’s Board of Directors. “There were many reasons why I joined HGP’s … Continue reading

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Ian’s Hike for the Homeless: A Homeless Garden Project Fundraiser

Some people will walk a mile for a Camel, others will walk 220 miles to help people who are homeless.  Ian Keeler, a Soquel resident and business owner, fits that second description. Ian will hike 220 miles, including the entire … Continue reading

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