Kids at Alvin Elementary School in Santa Maria are showing their support for children affected by the disaster in Japan. Mrs. "A" is the kindergarten teacher who came up with a project called "Blanketed with Love." She collected enough money from students,staff, and the community to purchase 19 blankets. Then,... more »
A local organization is asking for your help in bringing a little joy to some Central Coast seniors this year.
Home Instead Senior Care is hosting its sixth annual "Be a Santa to a Senior" program for San Luis Obispo County. It helps distribute gifts to seniors who can't... more »
San Luis Obispo County public libraries recently donated 3,656 pounds of food to the Food Bank Coalition. According to the Food Bank, the food is enough to feed a family of four for 10 months.
Donations came from National Library Week, held in April. Library branches forgave fines and... more »
You don't have to be a major corporation to support relief efforts in Haiti. There are many ways you can help right here along the Central Coast... online, by cell phone, or in volunteering.
The list goes on. From the Red Cross to the Salvation Army, several non-profit organizations... more »
The Salvation Army was giving away a little joy today to families in need this holiday season.
The organization distributed more than 500 boxes of food and bags of toys. They were handed out until 3pm Wednesday at the Santa Maria Fair Park. Bikes and dolls were two of... more »
The Kiwanis Kids Club at Adam Elementary in Santa Maria is stuffing the bus to help local families in need. The event began this morning at six a.m. and ran until five this evening.
Kids had asked for donations of canned goods, gently used clothing, and additional items for... more »
The Paso Robles Police department says it will have to postpone its Santa's Sleigh event to December 14-18. The event had been scheduled for December 7-11, but organizers say additional funds are still needed to make it happen.
The police department says it's currently halfway to reaching its goal... more »
The Santa Barbara County Foodbank will be collecting last-minute donations before the Thanksgiving holiday.
One hundred thirty-one turkeys were collected over the weekend, bringing the grand total to 2,045 turkeys. However, more donations are always welcome.
The Foodbank has two locations in Santa Barbara County. One facility is located... more »