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Becky Jorgeson

Becky Jorgeson is a long time supporter of the homeless and the founder of Hope’s Village of SLO Hope’s Village of SLO.

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Homeless suffer during cold spells

OPINION by BECKY JORGESON It’s 5 a.m. in the morning and it’s 26 degrees out. I wonder how many more homeless people will die this winter on the Central Coast from hypothermia. We have so many volunteers signed up, excited to begin building tiny homes with our homeless people. Folks realize the punishment homeless people... (Continue Reading)

RVs for veterans program reaches milestone

OPINION By BECKY JORGESON We donated our 30th RV to a homeless veteran here on the Central Coast on Saturday. Many thanks to all donors who opened your hearts to our veterans who can’t be helped through other avenues. Because of you, more veterans who were living on the streets are now in their own... (Continue Reading)

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Support housing the homeless, not a giant shelter

OPINION By BECKY JORGESON Editor’s Note: Following San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter proposing rapid re-housing for the homeless and a rehab of the current homeless shelter John Spatafore, Sandee Menge, Paul Wolff and Councilman John Ashbaugh voiced their support of a large propose homeless center in the Tribune. Dear Sandee Menge, John Ashbaugh., Paul... (Continue Reading)

Thanks from Hopes Village of San Luis Obispo

OPINION By BECKY JORGESON While we move forward in developing Hope’s Village of SLO, a sustainable community for local un-housed adults, we’d like to extend our thanks to those who are helping us realize our dream. RV’s for Veterans project donated four motorhomes and two travel trailers for the homeless; the Salvation Army has welcomed... (Continue Reading)

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A home for the homeless

OPINION By BECKY JORGESON We are pleased to announce that a board of directors has been appointed for our soon-to-be nonprofit public benefit corporation “Hope’s Village of SLO.” The board is comprised of local homeless advocates who are working to establish a self-sustaining community village of tiny homes where local homeless adults, regardless of their... (Continue Reading)

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What the community needs to know about homelessness

OPINION BY BECKY JORGESON I am organizing a protest rally for this Wednesday (September 7) at 8 a.m. on the steps of the county courthouse in downtown San Luis Obispo. Please come if you can. I am organizing the protest and I’m just sorry I didn’t do it a long time ago. I’m very weary... (Continue Reading)

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