How You Can Help

When you invest in the community by making a gift through Friends of Prado Day Center, you know you are helping to improve people’s lives and that you’re building a stronger community right here in San Luis Obispo County. Prado Day Center relies on financial support from the community for daily operations, weekend hours, the children’s program, general supplies, facility repairs, and maintenance.

  • To make a donation with your credit card, click the Donate tab.
  • Or write a check payable to “Friends of Prado Day Center” and mail it to P.O. Box 12444,
    San Luis Obispo CA 93406.

childVolunteer Opportunities

To learn more about volunteer opportunities at Prado Day Center, please visit
For information on volunteering with the Friends of Prado Day Center Board of Directors, please email


In-Kind Donations
The items currently needed for various services are in the Wish List PDF. Please call (805) 786-0617 to arrange to drop off in-kind donations and receive a receipt for your donation.

Please go here to see our Current Needs for items you can donate to help.