News Archives - CC Rescue Mission


After Years Of Pushing People Away, Michael Accepts Help, Embraces Change

Michael was born in San Luis Obispo. He was active in the church in Nipomo as a child. “Church was more my parents idea,” he said. “I was just going

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Volunteer Marion Discovers Her Mission In Life

Marion came from a well-to-do family and was given a lot, but it was never enough. “I found myself searching for other things,” she said. “Through that process I came

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Looking Back On 2019

It feels like just yesterday when I was pondering what God would do in, around, and through the Central Coast Rescue Mission in 2019. I was trusting Ephesians 3:20-21 “Now

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Central Coast Rescue Mission serves hundreds during annual Christmas dinner

By Razi Syed / Santa Maria Times – December 20, 2019
Photos by Lynn Wood
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Hundreds of hungry people sat down to a traditional holiday meal on

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Dui Arrest Was The Wakeup Call Peter Needed To Get Help

Peter was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He moved out to California where he has been doing consulting work for the past 30 years. He was married for a while

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Ernie Finds His Calling At The Mission

You might remember Ernie. He was on his third stay at the mission and nearing graduation when we shared his story in March of last year. He not only graduated

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Central Coast Rescue Mission serves hundreds with an early Thanksgiving meal

By Razi Syed / Santa Maria Times – November 22, 2019
Photos by Len Wood, Staff
(To read entire article CLICK HERE)
Aiming to help Santa Maria’s most destitute community members, more than 100

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The Mission’s annual Thanksgiving Banquet is Nov. 22

Thanksgiving is a time of appreciation for what we have and those we love. We often take for granted the comforts and ease of driving ourselves to the grocery store,

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Addiction hits home for mission director

“I’ve seen how Jesus can take a life and transform it,” Jon said. “And that’s the motivation to step into the mission every day and work with the guys. And

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Nestor leaves drugs behind, looks forward to reuniting with his kids

Nestor was born in Mexico and moved to Carpinteria with his father when he was 17. His mother stayed behind. “The relationship between me and my father is not too

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