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Seven local organizations helping SLO County immigrant community receive grants

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif. – Seven local organizations that serve undocumented and mixed-status immigrants have received $21,000 in grants from San Luis Obispo County UndocuSupport.

SLO County UndocuSupport is a collaboration of local organizations and individuals that initially came together during the COVID-19 pandemic to support local immigrants excluded from federal pandemic relief programs.

UndocuSupport's donations are made through the Community Foundation, a local non-profit resource center.

The seven groups awarded grants are:

  • Los Osos Cares
  • Center for Family Strengthening
  • Paso Robles Housing Authority
  • Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey
  • 5 Cities Homeless Coalition
  • Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success

Executive Director of the Center for Family Strengthening, Lisa Fraser said, "On behalf of the Center for Family Strengthening, please extend our appreciation to SLO County UndocuSupport. We appreciate their trust in our collective efforts to meet the immediate needs of our undocumented neighbors."

Since SLO County UndocuSupport's founding in April of 2020, more than $326,000 has been raised to provide support to local immigrants and their families across the county.

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