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Good News for GleanSLO, Quota International of Morro Bay, Wilshire Hospice, Central Coast Link and Nipomo Lions Club

Rabobank recently presented $10,000 to GleanSLO, a program of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County, for its title sponsorship of Wine, Waves & Beyond’s Barrel to Barrel event recently held in Pismo Beach. From left, Matt Allen and Jeannette McClure of Rabobank present the donation to Tim Parker of the food bank.
Rabobank recently presented $10,000 to GleanSLO, a program of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County, for its title sponsorship of Wine, Waves & Beyond’s Barrel to Barrel event recently held in Pismo Beach. From left, Matt Allen and Jeannette McClure of Rabobank present the donation to Tim Parker of the food bank.

San Luis Obispo

Wilshire Hospice recently hosted its annual Dazzling Diamond Ball fundraiser, made possible by presenting sponsor Marshalls Jewelers.

The event raised about $100,000 for Wilshire’s programs.

In addition to entertainment and an auction, an awards ceremony was held to honor three individuals for their generous support and volunteerism, along with a health care provider for its outstanding partnership with Wilshire Hospice.

Compass Health received the award for Health Care Provider of the Year; Jim and Debi Saunders received the award for Philanthropists of the Year; and Sally Young was honored as Volunteer of the Year.

Atascadero

Central Coast Link (the LINK) has received an $8,000 grant from The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County.

The grant will be used for new online client database management software.

The database will help analyze information regarding program efficacy, client satisfaction and trends in service demand.

The LINK supports children, youth and families by providing services and linking recourses for community members in need or crisis.

Nipomo

The Nipomo Lions Club recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

According to club spokesman Bob McGill, the club now has 50 active members, and has raised and donated more than $200,000 for the community since 2006.

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