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After A Relapse In The Desert, Steve Builds On His Foundation At The Mission

Steve spent 15 years on the streets in the High Desert. He slept down by the Mojave River, and dropped into the Victor Valley Rescue Mission for meals and hygiene

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Marshall Wants Out Of The ‘Deep Hole’ He’s In After Overdose

Marshall was born in Santa Barbara, but spent most of his childhood in Mississippi. When he was 16, he tried meth. “I did it one time, and then we moved

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Jesse Is Lifting His Hands In Praise Once Again

Jesse grew up with his mom and sister near Monterey. “My dad was in my life, but my parents got divorced when I was 1,” he said. “My mom and

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Eugene Revels In His Newfound Feeling Of Contentment

Almost two years since entering the mission’s Life Recovery Program, Eugene has continued to make great strides. After graduating in February 2019, Eugene moved across the street into the transitional

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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
(To read entire article CLICK HERE)

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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