Cannon’s 13th Annual Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ: A Smokin’ Success!

For the thirteenth year running, Cannon hosted their Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ in the last week of July to raise awareness and funds for the global water crisis. This year’s Drive-Thru BBQ raised a successful $8,500 to be directly donated to clean water infrastructure projects through Cannon’s charitable partner, Charity: Water. In total, 260 tri-tip dinners were sold, with

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Cannon Fights Hunger with Canned Food Drive and Donations


One in seven Americans struggle with hunger. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, over 42 million people currently experience food insecurity, including a potential 13 million children (read more about this topic here). That’s why every year in October, Cannon commences our annual Canned Food Drive. Between October 10th and October 28th, employees collected food items and monetary donations totaling $1,100...

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10th Annual Drive-Thru BBQ is ON!


July 7, 2020, San Luis Obispo, California – In 2011, Cannon’s Well Worth It Campaign (Campaign) launched the Annual Drive-Thru BBQ to raise funds for water wells in developing countries. Since then, more than $130,000 has been raised and countless lives have been changed. This year, despite the global epidemic, the intrepid volunteers behind the Campaign are hosting the 10th...

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Cannon to Host Virtual Motherload Screening


May 22, 2020 – As avid cyclists, Cannon is excited to announce that we are helping to sponsor a free virtual screening of Motherload. In partnership with Santa Monica Spoke and co-Community Sponsors with Lyft, Cannon hopes to educate others about the local and global benefits of biking through the film Motherload. The film is advertised as, “a crowdsourced documentary about a new mother’s...

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Valentine’s fundraiser spreads global love


San Luis Obispo – February 18, 2020 – For the eighth year in a row, volunteers and local businesses such as Popolo Catering and Lucy’s Coffee participated with Cannon’s Well Worth It Campaign to serve up a hearty Valentine’s-themed pancake breakfast. This sweet start to the morning was hosted in an effort to raise funds and awareness to help end...

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SPE Donation to 5Cities Homeless Coalition


As a long-time member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Cannon proudly facilitated SPE’s Annual Golf Tournament Benefit for the 31st year. As an organization whose mission it is to bring technical knowledge about oil and gas resources, SPE has a lengthy history of assisting local nonprofits that helps benefit our local communities. This year, proceeds went to help...

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Cannon Sponsors Cal Poly Civil and Environmental Industrial Program


Cannon is excited to announce an expanded effort in supporting the next generation of Cal Poly Engineers. After a three-year sponsorship of the Cal Poly Water Lab, Cannon has increased their commitment with Cal Poly’s Civil and Environmental Industrial College as Platinum-level partners. Since 2017, Cannon has been a proud sponsor of the Cal Poly College of Engineering Water Resources...

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Motherload Movie Screening


San Luis Obispo – November 26, 2019 – Cannon is pleased to announce that they are the title sponsor for an upcoming screening of Motherload in partnership with Bike SLO County. Motherload is, “a crowdsourced documentary about a new mother’s quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could...

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Way to Go “Loose Cannon” SLO Triathletes!


San Luis Obispo, July 28, 2019—The City of San Luis Obispo’s Parks and Recreation Department celebrated its annual triathlon for the 40th year. Our very own “Loose Cannons” were ready with their swimsuits, bike gear, and running shoes to start the race and represent the fun, active spirit of Cannon! The short course, designed to promote completion rather than competition,...

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Another Successful Drive-Thru BBQ!


San Luis Obispo, California, July 24, 2019 – Cannon’s 9th Annual Well Worth it Drive-Thru BBQ = Success! On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, the grills were hot as Cannon’s Well Worth it Crew began prepping tri-tip bright and early in the morning.  The crew packed a total of 400 dinners of buttered bread, Caesar salads, smoky beans, and complete with...

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Enterprise Supports Well Worth It


March 27, 2019 – Enterprise Rent-A-Car generously donated $1,500 towards Cannon’s Well Worth It Campaign. Since 2015, Enterprise has partnered with Cannon’s charitable Well Worth It Campaign to raise funds for clean water wells in developing countries. This donation was made as part of Enterprise’s “Enterprise Holding Foundation” which empowers employees to give back to the communities they serve. Over the years,...

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