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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Day of Hope

On April 10, hundreds of community volunteers throughout Santa Maria, Nipomo, Orcutt, Lompoc, and the Santa Ynez Valley will stand on street corners with a mission to ask drivers passing by to roll down their car windows and purchase a $1.00 Day of Hope newspaper. As always, one hundred percent of all Day of Hope proceeds will stay in the community, benefiting cancer programs and support services for local patients and families.

Distribution Sites

Santa Maria:
Mission Hope Cancer Center
1325 E. Church Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Lompoc Distribution Site:
CoastHills Credit Union
1320 North “H” Street
Lompoc, CA 93436

Nipomo Distribution Site:
CoastHills Credit Union
542 W Tefft St
Nipomo, CA 93444


Event Itinerary 

6:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.                                                                                                                            
Team Leader goes to distribution site at Santa Maria, Lompoc, or Nipomo to pick up team packet
(includes bank bag, aprons, and newspapers).                                        
7:00 a.m.                                                                        
Teams begin selling newspapers at their designated intersection.                                           

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Teams running low on newspapers need to call (805) 739-3595.

11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 
Teams wrap up selling newspapers.

12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Teams bring bank bags back to the distribution site.

Safety & Sales Instructions 
  • Wear your Day of Hope apron and/or light-colored clothing to be easily seen.
  • All sales must be made from sidewalks, not median islands.
  • Do not walk in front of traffic to sell!
  • Do not reach into cars with money in hand.
  • When the light turns green, remain still.
  • No selling on freeways, highways, or the on/off ramps.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Be respectful and courteous!
  • Ensure a team member is monitoring everyone’s safety throughout selling newspapers.
  • If you don’t follow the safety instructions, you will be asked to stop selling.

Best Dressed Costume Contest

Have fun on Day of Hope by dressing up in festive team attire! 
To enter, e-mail a photo of your team to by 
5:00 p.m. on April 11, 2019.

The best-dressed team will be announced and honored on
at the Day of Hope Thank You Celebration.

Please remember, all Day of Hope team participants must wear their event safety aprons at all times.

Have questions? Call 805.739.3595

Tag your photos with #dayofhope