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Every day as the sun rises and sets along the coast, the Central Coast Rescue Mission is changing lives for good.
Nights of Shelter
NIGHTS OF SHELTER
Last year we provided more than 5,000 nights of safe, warm, and comfortable sleep to the men in our Life Recovery Program.
Meals Served Last Year
FEEDING THE HOMELESS
A warm meal nourishes the body, mind, and soul. It can make all the difference in the world to someone who is struggling.
Articles of Clothing
Over 6,900 articles of clothing were given to people in need through our direct assistance and life recovery programs.
Boxes of Food
Needy families receive grocery assistance from our three pantry locations.
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Lives Changed For Good.
GEORGE FINDS GOD IN JAIL AND STARTS HIS NEW LIFE AT THE MISSION
When George looks back at his life, he acknowledges that he didn’t have much of a childhood. “When I was small, my mom abandoned me,” he said. “My dad wasn’t really around-he was but he wasn’t-usually in prison or jail. I kind of raised myself. A little bit of everybody helped out.” That included his…
GARY HOPES TO LIVE A QUIET, SOBER LIFE, AND RECONCILE WITH HIS DAUGHTER
Gary grew up in Buena Park in Orange County, near Knott’s Berry Farm. “I lived there when it was just a berry farm. Before it was anything that it is now,” he said. He grew up with both parents and his six siblings-three brothers and three sisters, all in the same house. He recalls his…
It’s December, and most of our supporters know what that means: Banquet season! Our Thanksgiving banquet was a huge success! We provided over 800 meals and thousands of blankets, coats and kids clothing to men, women, and kiddos in our community. Many of our guests are barely holding on emotionally and financially; this event is…