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Mission Impact

Every day as the sun rises and sets along the coast, the Central Coast Rescue Mission is changing lives for good.

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5,398

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.

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34,823

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.

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5,086

Articles of Clothing

CLOTHING
Over 6,900 articles of clothing were given to people in need through our direct assistance and life recovery programs.

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5,025

Boxes of Food

GROCERY ASSISTANCE
Needy families receive grocery assistance from our three pantry locations.

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Lives Changed For Good.

Looking forward to a new year at the Mission

As we enter 2022 at the Central Coast Rescue Mission, we’ve been considering the many peaks and valleys of 2021, and what’s coming up in this year ahead. We’ve become experts at pivoting when faced with challenges outside of our control. We wish the pandemic was over. All year staff and volunteers have risked their…

Lives changed for good: Updates

Rickie’s divorce was a traumatic event in his life, and led to an increase in his alcohol use. He ended up with three DUIs in a year, and the final one resulted in almost a year in jail. When he was released in October 2020, the pandemic had been in full swing for months. “I…

Director’s Note

By this time of the year at the Mission, our emotions are high and our tanks are nearing empty. We served 1,000 meals at our annual Thanksgiving Banquet. And at our Christmas Banquet we’re gearing up to serve 1,200 meals and give out 600 Christmas gifts! We mourned another year of the to-go style banquets,…