Valley Churches United’s Holiday Gala Virtual FUNdraiser!

Join us on Saturday, December 5th, from 4-7pm for 3 hours of music, special guests and FUN! This Event will be broadcast “Live” on VCU & My Scotts Valley Facebook pages. Your $50 minimum admission fee enter you in a drawing to win a fabulous Ford Thunder Convertible!

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CZU Lightning Complex Fire

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Valley Churches United, along with our entire community, stands ready to help provide support where we can in the wake of the CZU fire that has affected so many in our service area of San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, and Bonny Doon. The devastating fires that have ravaged our mountain community have left many of our residents in need. At its inception during the 1982 storms, Valley Churches was here to provide aid during a time of natural disaster, and here we are now, thirty-eight years later, ready to help those in need in our service area.

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Valley Churches had to evacuate our Ben Lomond site, but we are back in our building at 9400 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond. We are continuing to provide food through our regular pantry hours of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 12pm and the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month (seniors only) from 9am to 11am. We are also meeting with fire victims in order to see how we can be of assistance. We know the road to recovery from the CZU fire will be a long and challenging process for many in our community, and we are prepared to help support on a case-by-case basis.

How you can help

Valley Churches is now accepting donations that are designated for fire recovery. There are several ways to directly donate to provide financial support through Valley Churches to fire victims in our service area.

  • Send a check to PO Box 367, Ben Lomond, CA 95005.
  • Click on the donate button to donate through PayPal.
  • Call us on the phone at 831-336-8258 to make a credit card payment.
  • Stop by our office and provide a financial donation in person.




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Who We Are

Valley Churches United is a volunteer-powered, donor-supported nonprofit agency providing assistance to low-income residents in need. We serve San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, and Bonny Down. Please feel free to browse our website to learn about what we do and how we do it.

News & Events

Our pantry is open during sheltering in place. We are here to provide food on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9 AM through noon.  Social distancing and masks are required.