Mission Statement

We hope to make a small contribution to an emerging consciousness based more on cooperation than competition, on compassion and concern for the less fortunate, and on the belief that with love we can become more human. We look to a time when the empire of domination, oppression, greed, excessiveness, destruction, and war no longer have meaning.

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron". -Dwight Eisenhower

"First they came for the Communists, and I didn't speak up, because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up, because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up, because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time there was no one left to speak up for me." -Pastor Martin Neimoller: Concentration camp Survivor


An elder Cherokee Native American was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, "A fight is going on inside me...It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, pride and superiority. The other wolf stands for joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same fight is going on inside of you and every other person too."

They thought about it for a minute and then one child asked his grandfather, "Which wolf will win?" The old Cherokee simply replied..."The one I feed."


Some of the current projects "No Attitudes Allowed " Volleyball contributes to: the Spinal Cord Society, the Orangutan Conservancy, Save Our Shores, Grandma Sue's Community Project, Project Purr, St. Francis Soup Kitchen, Santa Cruz SPCA, Native Animal Rescue, Farm Sanctuary, Second Harvest and Adopt-A-Highway. $70,000 has been raised for these charitable organizations.

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"Let's leave this planet a better place than how we found it"