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SLO Skiers Inc. allocates $2000 per year for gifting. We select 4 different organizations and give $500 to each entity. We choose one organization from each of these categories each year: People, Animals, Skiing and Environment. To recommend an organization for consideration, please contact: philanthropy@sloskiers.org Here are some of the organizations that we have donated to in the past years.



GO See Foundation, an organization that works with vision loss individuals and organizes outings including a trip to China Peak. Allyson Buerger, the founder, (with her guide dog Olga) talked to our club at the August, 2019 meeting.
For more information, call 805-242-4220.



Shower the People, provides mobile shower units for homeless and people in need. They are at various SLO County locations each week. Rick Grether and Kalleen Corley visited our club at the November 2019 meeting.
For more information, contact: showerthepeopleSLO@gmail.com



One Cool Earth, funds and supports school garden programs at all 43 elementary and some middle schools in SLO County. Dylan Jones, Executive Director, presented to our club at the January 2020 meeting.
For more information, call: 805-242-6301



Central Coast Veterans Helping Veterans, provides transitioning/readjustment, home care, mentoring and counseling to vets and their families in SLO County. Bill Crewe the President talked to the club at the March 2020 meeting.
For more information, call: 805-242-5575



Assistance League of San Luis Obispo County, an organization serving families and children through Operation School Bell®. The program clothes Kindergarten - 12th grade students. All shopping is done at a retail store, Kohl's in North County and Old Navy in South County. The students select their clothing and then return to school wearing the same clothes as their peers.
For more information, call: 805-782-0824



New Life K9s, enlists the help of prisoners @ the California Men’s Colony to train service dogs for Veterans and First Responders with PTSD. The dogs are provided at no cost to the recipient. This service prevents suicides, enriches relationships, reduces homelessness and decreases the need for medications.
For more information, call:805-596-0409



Noor Clinic, in 2009, Dr. Ahmad Nooristani recognized the need to provide care to uninsured adults in SLO County. The first SLO Noor Medical Clinic opened in October 2011 as a 501(c)3 to aid this problem by providing free, high quality, non-emergent health care (medical, dental and vision) to those who could not otherwise afford to access care in San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County. The Noor Clinic is staffed by volunteers from our community.
For more information, call:805-439-1797



Global Giving, a global crowdfunding community connecting nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country. The club directed our donations to the relief efforts for 2017 Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
For more information, call: 877-605-2314



Woods Humane Society, is dedicated to the humane care of homeless dogs and cats in San Luis Obispo County. They offer adoption, spay/neutering, dog training classes, pet surrender, microchipping and educational youth programs.
For more information, call: 805-543-9316




Food Bank Coalition of SLO, believes everyone has the right to nutritious food.  With reliable access to wholesome food, we are all healthier, happier and more productive members of our communities. Our mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in SLO County and build a stronger community.
For more information, call: 805-238-4664



Land Conservancy of SLO, cares for the diverse wildlands, farms, and ranches of the Central Coast. We connect people to the land and to each other.
For more information, call: 805-544-9096



Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra, DSES is a volunteer-based nonprofit dedicated to changing lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families by offering year-round outdoor sports activities.
For more information, call: 760-934-0791



SLO Botanical Garden, Our Mission is to honor and preserve our connection with Nature.
For more information, call: 805-541-1400



RISE, stands for - Respect, Inspire, Support, Empower. They provides crisis interventions and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, at low or no cost to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ability. All crisis services are available in Spanish & English.
For more information, call: 805-226-5400