Find your cause, get connected, and begin your volunteer story! The Santa Maria Affiliate of the Santa Barbara Foundation presents Hands Across Santa Maria Volunteer Recruitment Fair. This is truly a celebration of Santa Maria volunteers.  Come learn about the exciting work of over 35 local organizations and opportunities to get involved.

*Find a meaningful opportunity for you and your family.

*Find a service project to satisfy community service graduation requirements.

*Find an opportunity for your group or business to get involved in community service.

*Sign-up for a one-time, special project or make a commitment to help with an ongoing need.

Also, view the artistic display of over 1,000 ‘helping hands’ created by local volunteers.

This free fair is for community members of ALL ages and skill levels. It will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Abel Maldonado Youth Center, 600 McClelland Street.

For more information call Kathy Simas (805) 346-6123 or go to