Comedy Fundraiser, June 5th

Comedy-Fundraiser-6.5.15Join us for an evening of laughter and fun on Friday, June 5th as Everyday Church hosts a special comedy night fundraiser featuring comedians Dan McGowan, Matt Baca & Jean Moelter. These performing comedians have credits that include Fox TV, Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, Celebrity Name Game and more!

Tickets are FREE, with a suggested donation of $10 to support the 5Cities Homeless Coalition.

Dan McGowan entertains audiences all over the country. He performs his energetic and interactive comedy and musical parodies for corporate events, fund raisers, banquets, annual meetings, appreciation dinners, church events, community festivals and more. Dan was a winner in the Branson Comedy Festival, performs on radio and has appeared in television commercials for McDonalds, Toyota, Hewlett-Packard and more. You may have seen him on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and Dan was also a finalist in the search for the New Maytag Repairman.

4th Annual Empty Bowls – Sept. 24!

Sponsorships are now available for the 4th Annual Empty Bowls Community Luncheon happening Thursday, September 24, 2015.  Your sponsorship will support the work of the 5Cities Homeless Coalition to house and serve homeless families in South County.  You give. We act. Families find homes and hope. If interested please contact Liz Howland  (805) 574- 1638 or or email .

Tickets are also now on sale for the Coalition’s 4th Annual Empty Bowls Community Luncheon.  Join us anytime from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Parish Hall in Arroyo Grande. We’ll have to-go bowls too for those who need to come and go! Ticket sales are brisk, so please purchase in advance if you can. A limited number will be available on site.

Eventbrite - 4th Annual 5Cities Homeless Coalition Empty Bowls Luncheon Purchase your tickets here (small handling fee charged), You may also order tickets by phone or email, and we’ll have them at “will call” for you. Call (805) 574-1638.  If you can’t make it to the lunch, you can still help by filing our bowl of hope.

Harvesting Hope Festival, Oct. 25, 2015

Get Your Tickets Now For Oct. 26 Event

  Sponsorships are now available for the 4th Annual Harvesting Hope Festival, happening Sunday, October 25 in Nipomo at Trilogy at Monarch Dunes Clubhouse, 1645 Trilogy Parkway.  Your sponsorship will support homeless children in the South County.  Click here for your sponsorship form:  Sponsorship Form The Harvesting Hope Festival is a celebration of locally handcrafted art, food and […]

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Dinner For A Cause – Save The Date!


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Over $6,000 Raised At Hope For The Homeless Golf Tournament

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Over $6,000 was raised at our inaugural Hope for the Homeless Golf Tournament, held March 7th.  We’d especially like to thank the Pismo Beach Golf Course, our holes sponsors, players and guests, raffle prize donors,the Boomerang Band and Fin’s Seafood Restaurant for supporting this first-time event. Over 60 players took to the field, playing 9 […]

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Hope for the Homeless Golf Tournament


Join us for the inaugural Hope for the Homeless Golf Tournament, presented by Pismo Beach Golf Course. This “Best Ball” tournament will be Saturday, March 7 at the Pismo Beach Golf Tournament at Hwy 1 and Grand Ave., next to Fin’s Seafood Restaurant. The 5-Member Team Tournament features a “best ball” format, with a scramble start […]

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You give, we act, and families find homes and hope


When we ask for your support, we show you where and how we put your gifts to work. When you read that we are helping our local neighbors take the next step to get back on their feet, this is happening because of you. In 2014, hundreds of our homeless neighbors received direct financial assistance […]

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Empty Bowl Community Luncheon 2014 Thank You!

San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation

$30,000 Raised! Many thanks to everyone who contributed to make our 3rd Empty Bowls event a success. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.  Save the date, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015! More than 800 bowls of soup were served thanks to local artists, restaurants and community volunteers. Thank you all for your caring support. And here […]

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Program Update

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The 5Cities Homeless Coalition continues to develop and coordinate programs in the South County, with the assistance of many community partners. The clients served by the Coalition in the first quarter of 2014 ranged in age from pre-birth to 70+, and faced a plethora of challenges. For many it was the consistent on-going contact they received through the […]

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Coalition Supports Safe Parking


The 5Cities Homeless Coalition is partnering with Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in a pilot program to provide safe overnight parking for those homeless who must sleep in their vehicles.  Based on a successful program in Santa Barbara County, the new program is the first in San Luis Obispo County. Recently approved unanimously by the Planning […]

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