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Community Outreach


By enforcing the safety rules which protect our friends and families from unnecessary danger. SS&F provides continual support to non-profits organizations which protect the most vulnerable members of the community, our children and the elderly. We support our legal system, support the arts and culture in our community, and we protect our unique environment here on the Monterey Bay. 

Here are some of the organizations we contribute to…

National & international organizations

American Red Cross, Santa Cruz County Chapter

The Red Cross is our community’s disaster relief leader, always there when we need help the most. Read more about the Santa Cruz chapter of the Red Cross »


Greenpeace is an international direct-action environmental organization powered by people like you and people like us. Click here for more details »

Physicians Without Borders

An international medical humanitarian organization that started in France in 1971. It provides independent, impartial assistance to people threatened by terrible calamities or conflicts. Click here for more details »

Surfrider Organization

Born out of California surfers’ concern for the environment, this international organization has expanded to international initiatives to protect oceans and the beachside environments. Learn more here »

Local Cultural Organizations

Santa Cruz County Cultural Council

Dana Scruggs was a one-time board member, and the law firm strongly supports the Cultural Council’s artistic mission. Learn more about the Santa Cruz County Cultural Council »


SS&F consistently contribute to this unique musical resource for our community. Click here to learn more information »

Local Community Development

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz

David Fulton was a board member and President of the Boys & Girls Club, and SS&F remains a strong supporter of helping the youth in our community have a safe place to engage in after school activities. Learn more about the program »

Santa Cruz County Community Foundation

Learn more about the CSFCC »

Santa Cruz County Mock Trial

Dana Scruggs was a long-time coach in the Santa Cruz Mock Trial program both at Harbor High and Soquel High, and the other members of SS&F have served as judges for the County Mock Trial. SS&F continues to support the Mock Trial program as one of the most valuable, hands on academic activities for local high school students. Learn more about the program»

Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyers Association

Dana Scruggs and David Fulton have been long-time members of SCCTLA, and both have served as president of the organization which supports the community and legal system in a number of ways, including sponsoring the long-standing “cookie caper” trial for thousands of fifth grade students throughout the County. SCCTLA also provides financial support to the high school mock trial programs and Senior Citizens Legal Services which assists the elderly in our community with their acute legal problems. Learn more about the SCCTLA »

Community support


David Fulton has been a CASA mentor, is President of the CASA Board of Directors, and members of SS&F have been supporters of CASA since its inception. Its mission of providing mentors to young people who lack strong parental support is one of the most valuable missions of a non-profit in our community. Learn more about the program »

Defensa de Mujeres

A local organization dedicated to supporting women seeking refuge from and support after crises. Click here for more information »

Contributor to two Nursing home organizations,

The California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, the single best advocate of protecting our elderly in nursing homes throughout California, and the Santa Cruz County Ombudsmen for protecting the elderly in nursing and residential care facilities.

Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

A Santa Cruz organization that organizes events and promotes the environmental sustainment of the Santa Cruz areaClick here for more information »

Survivor’s Healing Center

Dana Scruggs was a long-time board member of Survivor’s Healing Center, and SS&F provides regular financial support to this unique organization. Survivor’s Healing Center was one of the first non-profits in the country to recognize the needs of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse as they confront and overcome the emotional impact which a child sexually abused can have. SHC has strong mission of protecting children and preventing sexual abuse, as well as supporting survivors with therapy groups and a multitude of other resources. Learn more about the program »

Save our Shores

This group is dedicated towards the preservation of Monterey Bay’s sanctuaries by advocating awareness of plastic pollution, clean boating and volunteering. Learn more about the program here »

Local sports organizations

Aptos Little League

David Fulton was both a coach and manager in the Aptos Little League, and has remained a strong supporter.

Aptos Pony League

David Fulton is a president of the Aptos Pony League.

Live Oak Little League

Dana Scruggs is a past coach and manager in the Live Oak Little League.


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