We have been overwhelmed and gratified by the support from the Santa Cruz community and the best fans in the G League. Off the court, a vital part of our identity is service and giving back to the place we call home. Over the last four years, we have participated in over 500 community events, serving Santa Cruz City Schools, nonprofits, and organizations that champion causes to make Santa Cruz a better place.

Length of Program: 4 Years
Description: Get Fit is a year-round community platform focusing on fitness, wellness, and nutrition education to build a healthier community. Warriors players and coaches will host a variety of events at schools, community gathering places, and at Kaiser Permanente Arena.
Outreach: Over 1,000 youth in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
Target: Elementary, Middle School, and High School Students all over the Central Coast
Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente
Length of Program: 5 Years
Description: Math Warriors is a creative educational program that utilizes basketball to build excitement for math problems among students. Warriors players visit classrooms to present the “basketball math” curriculum in schools, coupling hoops and numbers in the classroom to give students a fresh and positive perspective on mathematics.
Outreach: 4,200 Santa Cruz County students
Target: Elementary and Middle School Students
Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente
Length of Program: 8 Years
Description: Read to Achieve is the most extensive educational outreach initiative in the history of professional sports, aiming to develop a life-long love of reading and literacy in local students. The Santa Cruz Warriors 12-week Read to Achieve program encourages local school children to challenge themselves to set and achieve ambitious reading goals.
Target: Elementary and Middle School Students
Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente
Length of Program: First Year
Description: Even though your body evolves over time, those changes don’t have to limit your independence, energy, or enthusiasm for life. The Sea Dub Classics program helps local citizens thrive through a variety of local events that promotes healthful living, new activities and community wellness.
Outreach: Santa Cruz Warriors fans ages 55 and over
Target: Events take place last Monday of every month
Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente

For more information on our community programs, please contact Alyssa Beatton, Public & Community Relations Supervisor at abeatton@santacruzbasketball.com