Lending a hand to local families since 2006

Jack’s Helping Hand assists more than 250 individuals in San Luis Obispo County. We provide programs that meet the unique challenges of children who have cancer, are medically fragile, or have special needs in our community.

What We Do

We assist local children with special needs and cancer

How We Do It

Through financial assistance and programs

How We Can Help You

Apply for assistance

What Our Clients Say

Woodman twins

Meet the Woodman twins! They were born at just 26 weeks. Austin weighed 1 pound 12 ounces at birth and Easton weighed 2 pounds 6 ounces. They spent 131 days at the NICU. Austin underwent three surgeries in Santa Barbara. The twins are now 7 years old and living a happy, healthy life.


Meet Ethan! Ethan was in an accident that fractured his spine. Jack’s Helping Hand was able to help his family with the initial medical expenses. Ethan is now a part of our Water Warriors program.


Meet Mercy! Mercy was born with half of a heart, a condition called termed Double Inlet Left Ventricle. Mercy has survived three open heart surgeries. Jack’s Helping Hand has been able to help Mercy and her family to meet her medical needs.


Meet Claire! Claire has a rare type of cancer and has been undergoing three years of treatment. Claire has attended Camp Reach for the Stars, and Jack’s Helping Hand has been so happy to assist her family in every way we can.

Thank you to our local sponsors

In the News

The Imagination Park Fall Classic is TOMORROW! Thank you to all our sponsors— this event wouldn’t be possible without you! For those who will be golfing, volunteering, and attending the 12th Annual Imagination Park Fall Classic, below is the schedule of events!
9:30 a.m. | Driving Range and Registration Opens
10:50 a.m. | Golfer to Carts
11 a.m. | Shotgun Start
2-5 p.m. | SESLOC`s Hole 19 Party for non-golfers
End of tourney | Putting contest, Awards, Silent Auction, Ball Drop Announcement
There is still time to volunteer! We need volunteers for clean up! If you are interested, please get in touch with our office at (805)-547-1914 or email [email protected]

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The Imagination Park Fall Classic is THIS Friday! We have some great activities underway, and it is shaping up to be a fantastic day of golf!
Not golfing but still want to get in on all the fun?! Join us at Club 19, Sponsored by SESLOC, on Friday from 2pm-5pm, or purchase "ball drop" tickets for a chance to win 60 bottles of local premium wine! Click the link in bio

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It is the first day of September… do you know what that means?! It is the first day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is a time to shine the light on the realities of childhood cancer, emphasize the importance of life saving research, and join together to make a difference for children diagnosed! We could not serve the children and families in our community without you; thank you!

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