Bridge of Hope

Caring for residents

Weekly services, programs & outreach in many local nursing homes:

  • CAPITOLA MANOR: Second Sunday of the month,10:30 am. 1098 38th Avenue, Capitola
  • HEARTS & HANDS: Every Wed., 1:30 pm. 2990 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
  • GOLDEN AGE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL: Third Monday of the month, 3pm.     .  523 Burlingame Ave, Capitola
  • WATSONVILLE POST ACUTE CENTER: Watsonville: Every Tues., 3pm.  525 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville
  • KINDRED SANTA CRUZ: First and third Thursdays of the month, 2 pm.  1115 Capitola Rd., Santa Cruz

Playing music

How can you help?

We're looking for caring people to come and volunteer their time in local nursing homes, showing love to the residents of these facilities. We strive to bring hope through:

  • Group worship services with music, message, and prayer, and one-on-one visitation at every site
  • Memorial Services at Hearts and Hands, birthday and holiday parties at Golden Age and Hearts and Hands
  • Pen Pal letter writing at Hearts and Hands
  • Pet therapy at all sites
  • Distribution of clothing and other needed items (e.g. toiletries) at all sites.
  • We are in need of toiletry items for men and women-Body wash, cologne, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, etc. 
  • To begin serving, please contact Mary Masters at or call 831-464-2362.
  • Go to  or for more info.
  • Bridge of Hope Wish List - Men's toiletry items and men's birthday gifts, birthday gift bags, large-print Bibles, DVDs (inspirational, "classic" TV shows, comedy, etc.).

  • Here is a list of other items they continually need.  If you are able to donate, please contact Mary at  Thanks!

    Toiletry Items for men & women, Snacks/Treats, Men’s Aftershave, Scented shampoo,   Inspirational CDs, DVDs, Change purses, Lotion, Batteries (AA, AAA, C), Wallets, Powder, Puzzles/Puzzle Books, Socks, Cream, Sugar-Free Candy/Cookies, Slippers, Shower gel/Body Wash, New Combs/Brushes, Large-Print Bibles, Clothes (new), Radios, CD players, Large-Print Books, Cologne, Stamps, Jewelry, Deodorant, Blank Cards, Blush,Toothpaste, Mouth Wash, Eye shadow,Purses Nail Polish/Nail Polish Remover, Lipstick, Hair Barrettes, Clips, etc. Backpacks, fanny packs, Foundation Make-Up

Providing assistance throughout the county

We always need volunteers to assist with nursing home residents that attend TLC on Sundays, and volunteers to assist on outings (movies, dinner, recreational outings for residents).

Providing care and love

Want to help but don't have time?

Also needed are people to provide birthday gifts and financial support to help us in purchasing ongoing items needed to carry out our ministry.

Find out more at the Bridge of Hope website, or

If you would like to serve, please contact Mary Masters at 831-464-2362 or