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Donations roll in to help Food Bank of Santa Barbara County repair damaged building

By   /  Tuesday, May 24th, 2022  /  Latest news, middle, Nonprofits, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Donations roll in to help Food Bank of Santa Barbara County repair damaged building

The Food Bank of Santa Barbara County’s offices were damaged by a falling tree on May 10, and donors have stepped up since then with more than $50,000 to help pay for repairs. Food Bank employees arrived the morning of May 11 to find that heavy winds the night before had toppled a eucalyptus tree Read More →

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Rubicon Theatre gets biggest donation ever, will buy visiting artists’ residence

By   /  Tuesday, January 11th, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Rubicon Theatre gets biggest donation ever, will buy visiting artists’ residence

Rubicon Theatre Company, a professional company in Ventura, has received the biggest donation in its history, some of which will go to buy a four-unit residential property to house visiting artists and performers, the company announced Jan. 11. The gifts total $2.3 million, and come from Karyn Jackson of Arcadia, a former Ventura resident; her Read More →

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Good Works: French Hospital gets $100K from credit union; Awards in South SLO County

By   /  Friday, October 15th, 2021  /  Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Nonprofits, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Good Works: French Hospital gets $100K from credit union; Awards in South SLO County

French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo has received a $100,000 gift from SESLOC Federal Credit Union, the hospital announced Oct. 11. The donation will support French Hospital’s ongoing $130 million expansion project, which will add a four-story patient care tower to the existing hospital campus. The hospital now has $114 million committed to Read More →

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Good Works: Amgen contributes to homelessness relief; Bayer Fund gives for Ventura County blood drives

By   /  Friday, August 6th, 2021  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Amgen contributes to homelessness relief; Bayer Fund gives for Ventura County blood drives

The United Way of Ventura County has received a $100,000 grant from The Amgen Foundation for the second time since 2019, to support the United Way’s United to End Homelessness Initiative. The United to End Homelessness Initiative is a landlord engagement program in Ventura County. The program’s goal is to prevent homelessness by increasing the Read More →

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Good Works: Nonprofits honored in Sacramento; new board and staff members in region

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Nonprofits honored in Sacramento; new board and staff members in region

Five nonprofits in the tri-county region have been named Nonprofit of the Year for 2021 for their California legislative districts. State Sen. John Laird, whose 17th District includes all of San Luis Obispo County, has chosen to honor El Camino Homeless Organization, a nonprofit in San Luis Obispo that helps people struggling with hunger and Read More →

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Good Works: Detox facility coming to San Luis Obispo after B of A donation

By   /  Friday, May 28th, 2021  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Detox facility coming to San Luis Obispo after B of A donation

Bank of America has donated $250,000 to Community Action San Luis Obispo County, giving the nonprofit the last of the money it needs to open the county’s first drug detox clinic. The medically assisted withdrawal treatment center is under construction already at CAPSLO’s Homeless Services Center on Prado Road, and is scheduled to open this Read More →

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Good Works: CSUCI gets new art scholarship; Casa Pacifica funds vocational ed program

By   /  Friday, April 30th, 2021  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: CSUCI gets new art scholarship; Casa Pacifica funds vocational ed program

An Oxnard nonprofit that grew out of the city’s shuttered Carnegie Art Museum has endowed CSU Channel Islands with a $50,000 scholarship fund for art and art history students. The nonprofit, Carnegie Art Cornerstones, was founded when the museum closed in 2019 due to city budget cuts. Two CSUCI art students chosen each year will Read More →