Must! Charities Raises $2.5 million at Wine Industry Party with a Purpose
August 17, 2022
2nd Annual PURPOSE Event Ascends Ranks of Country’s Top Grossing Wine Auctions
Taste the ‘bounty of the county’ with the SLO County Farm Trail
July 19, 2022
This inaugural feast is part of the 2nd Annual SLO County Farm Trail’s Open Farm Days event, and proceeds will benefit Must Charities, the Great AGventure, and FARMstead ED.
Youth-Led Fundraiser Brings Field Trips to Our Region
June 5, 2022
The Must! Charities Youth Board challenged themselves this year to leverage their ideas, their energy and their enthusiasm for community and raise money for a project researched by them, chosen by them and
like all things teenager - inspired by THEM!
MUST! Charities Youth Board Invests More Than Just Money in Their Community
April 20, 2022
MUST! Charities Youth Board is investing more than just money in their community. Through a strategic nine-month program, area high school students are challenged to look beyond their social circles and
identify the social needs our community faces, to then volunteer for organizations serving those needs and create a fundraising campaign around those causes.
Central Coast Hotline to add text messaging option
March 25, 2022
A couple of local nonprofits are teaming up to revamp a widely-used mental health crisis hotline.
It’s called Central Coast Hotline and it’s used by thousands of people needing assistance with mental health services each year.
Central Coast nonprofits team up to revamp mental health hotline, add texting service
March 23, 2022
The Central Coast Hotline is a phone bank run by volunteers that aims to help people experiencing mental health crises in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara counties.
Now, two nonprofits are teaming up to revamp that hotline, turning it into a modern call center and adding a 24/7 texting service aimed especially at younger people in the two counties.
Central Coast Hotline plans to start texting to help reach local teens in crisis Read more at: https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/health-and-medicine/article259508669.html#storylink=cpy
March 23, 2022
The Central Coast Hotline is transforming from a phone bank staffed by dedicated volunteers to a modern crisis call center. Must! Charities, a North County organization, will invest $546,000 over three years to update the Central Coast Hotline, Transitions Community Engagement Director Michael Kaplan said. The program is managed by Transitions-Mental Health Association and headquartered in San Luis Obispo.
New Building Promises to Be a Must!-See for Boys & Girls Clubs
March 10, 2022
Tom Maas Clubhouse is expected to open and be fully operational by this summer
MUST! Charities Innovative New Executive Board to Lead the Organization to Greater Impacts
February 20, 2022
MUST! Charities is poised to create significant impact in 2022 as the new Executive Board sets it sights on sustainable and robust growth that will expand critical services provided to the northern San Luis Obispo region.
MUST! Charities Invests in Boys and Girls Club in Creston
January 18, 2022
Thanks to a $284,000 investment from MUST! Charities, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mid Central Coast started up a new program for the youth of Creston on Jan. 4. The program provides Creston Elementary School kids with homework help, science and art activities, and a place to hang out after school while their parents or guardians are at work.