Donation of $2,000 supports Build with Us event

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Community West Bank donated $2,000 to Habitat for Humanity SLO County to support its programs, including its first in-person event since the pandemic. Build with Us takes place at The Penny, downtown San Luis Obispo, on Thursday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. People interested in attending the event to gather with other supporters and to learn more about Habitat for Humanity SLO County should register at

“Community West Bank is proud to sponsor Build with Us on May 4 and supports the vital Habitat for Humanity SLO County programs and projects which help strengthen and improve the quality of life for so many residents of our community,” said Gary Borjan, vice president of Community West Bank.

Habitat for Humanity SLO County relies on donations, sponsorships and grants to continue and expand programs for local residents with limited incomes. These programs build affordable new homes for families to purchase and provide basic repair and maintenance services for homeowners aging in place, with the primary goal of transforming lives together.


“Over the years, Community West Bank has been consistent in their efforts to promote positive change throughout San Luis Obispo County,” said Nicholas Rasmussen, CEO of Habitat for Humanity SLO County.

“This is especially evident in their continued dedication to Habitat for Humanity and the shared belief that everyone deserves a decent and safe place to call home.”

Donations from corporations and individuals are still being accepted at Learn more about Habitat and ways to get involved at

About Habitat for Humanity SLO County

Habitat for Humanity SLO County is a nonprofit organization that brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Since 1997, they have built, repaired, and rehabilitated houses throughout San Luis Obispo County. They believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live. By building and improving homes, they create strong and stable communities. Habitat for Humanity SLO County strives to make decent, sustainable, and affordable housing a reality for all.

About Community West Bank

Community West Bank first opened its doors in 1989 and is the largest publicly traded and only community bank headquartered and serving California’s Central Coast area of San Luis Obispo, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties with full-service banking offices in Goleta, Oxnard, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Ventura. The bank has grown to over $1 billion in assets. For more information, visit