While the large majority of Patelco members live, work, or worship in the California
towns where Patelco has a major presence, members can join from all over the country.
This is made possible by our partnerships with thousands of companies and the Community
Association for Engaging Youth (CAFE-Y). Patelco will make a donation on your behalf
to CAFE-Y and because of this, you are eligible for membership with Patelco.
Community Association for Engaging Youth (CAFE-Y) CAFE-Y is an association of youth
and adults working together to promote youth-driven community involvement as a vital
force for social change. It is a support network for youth-adult teams that perform
community service together all across California. Because CAFE-Y has a Select Employer
Group (SEG) relationship with Patelco, any member or donor of their group can join