Special Events

Hospice of San Luis Obispo County is a local 501c3, non-medical, hospice - providing support for anyone experiencing the impact of a life threatening illness or grieving the death of a loved one.

Since 1977, Hospice SLO County has touched the lives of thousands of individuals by providing support through grief counseling, respite care, support groups, community outreach, and resources for individuals caring for loved ones in their own homes. As a volunteer hospice organization, all Hospice SLO County services are provided free of charge.

Your donations to our events can be tax-deductible; our Non-Profit Federal Tax I.D. No. is #95-3195126.


Current Events

The lantern symbolizes light as we are guided through life’s journey. We use the symbolism of the lantern to represent the light of the individuals who have been special in our lives. The illumination, warmth, and glow provided by the candles giving light to the lanterns symbolize the influence these individuals have had on who we are today.

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Past Events

159 people logged an astounding 12,776 miles by walking, running, hiking, biking, swimming, dancing, and other activities throughout May and June 2022. There was participation in California, Arkansas, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Ohio, and Washington. It was truly a walk across America!

471 people donated $53,537 to surpass our fundraising goal of $50,000! Hospice SLO County is extremely grateful for this tremendous support.

Winners Announced! Click Here to see the campaign results.

Join us on this international day of giving back.

To celebrate the act of giving and to thank our donors, we are welcoming back Brynn Albanese for a one woman show, streamed live from the community room of Hospice SLO County.

The lantern symbolizes light as we are guided through life’s journey. We use the symbolism of the lantern to represent the light of the individuals who have been special in our lives. The illumination, warmth, and glow provided by the candles giving light to the lanterns symbolize the influence these individuals have had on who we are today.

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