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Every purchase made from the Central Coast Rescue Mission Super Thrift Store helps improve the lives of those in your community.

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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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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Meals Served Last Year

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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Articles of 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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Boxes of Food

Needy families receive grocery assistance from our three pantry locations.

You can help us change lives for good.

Your donation supports people in need and helps them lead healthy, self-sufficient lives.

Lives Changed For Good.

Tim returns to mission to seek help after he veers off course

Tim led a normal, productive life for the first few decades of his life. He grew up on military bases-his father was in the Navy-and the family settled in Ventura County. He became well versed in construction, and was a union carpenter for 30 years. Trouble started brewing though when the company he worked for…

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Deja comes to work at the mission after addiction, loss strike her family

Six months into her new job managing Santa Maria Super Thrift, the Mission’s thrift store, Deja is seeing how the trauma she experienced as a daughter of an addict, can result in a perspective that’s helpful in her role. Deja grew up locally with two younger siblings-their mother was addicted to heroin. “It was pretty…

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Kylie revels in seeing god work in clients’ lives

“I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you came to visit me.” Matthew 25:35-37. When Kylie Alsin was in college, she felt…

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