March 2005

PSHH Press Contacts:
Chris Davis / Sarah Blockhold

Mid-State Bank Contact:
Susan Henslin

Mid-State Bank Financial Contributions Support Peoples' Self-Help Housing Endowment Fund

Funds will Help Ensure Future of Affordable Housing For Central Coast's Low Income Families

--Media Advisory--

Who: Peoples' Self-Help Housing Executive Director Jeanette Duncan, and Mid-State Bank & Trust Foundation representative Tom Parsons will participate in the official check presentation.

What: Mid-State Bank & Trust Foundation will present Peoples' Self-Help Housing Corporation with a check for $5,000 for the organization's Endowment Fund. This is the fourth consecutive year that the Mid-State Bank & Trust Foundation has supported the growth of Peoples' Self Help Housing's Endowment Fund, with a contribution total now reaching $20,000. The earnings from this perpetual endowment provide Peoples' Self-Help Housing with a permanent source of funding to ensure the planning, building and operating of affordable housing on the Central Coast in the years to come.

When: Tuesday, March 15th, 2005, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Peoples' Self-Help Housing—Main Office at 3533 Empleo St., San Luis Obispo

Direction to Site: From 101 headed North: Take Prado Rd. exit and turn right onto Prado Rd. Turn right on Empresa Dr. Turn right on Bonetti Dr, which turns into Empleo St. From 101 headed South: Take Madonna Rd./CA-227 exit. Turn right on Higuera St. Turn left of Prado Rd. Turn right on Empresa Dr. Turn right on Bonetti Dr, which turns into Empleo St.

Peoples' Self-Help Housing is an award winning non-profit organization with 35 years of experience developing housing for low-income and special needs households on California's Central Coast (Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties). PSHH also provides comprehensive health, social service and educational programs for Peoples' residents.