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Community Comes Together to Make Christmas Special for Over 300 Children

Printed in the Santa Maria Times, December 22, 2016
The Central Coast Rescue Mission teamed up with local churches, businesses and community members to provide gifts to more than 300 children

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A Father’s Future Focus

Henry’s father was in a gang and led his family in the gang lifestyle. Struggling to be a good example to his son, Henry is now trying to break away

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Service With a Smile

Enedina’s pastor asked his church to help at the rescue mission. She responded joyfully and served. She enjoyed it so much she came back multiple times and has served in

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Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens

For some time, mission volunteers, Tim and Judy, had been donating items. With their children having flown the coop, they decided to get more personally involved. Thinking it was a

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One Giant Leap

Growing up in Denver, Kevin’s childhood was relatively normal. His parents loved him, but he experienced quite a bit of anxiety. Not knowing how to deal with it, Kevin would

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Filling the Void in My Heart

My name is Vincent and for most of my life, I have felt a certain void in my heart. Growing up I was distant from my parents and I was

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Sometimes Life Throws You a Curveball

My name is Justin Robertson. I am 29 years old and was raised in Nipomo, California in a Christian household. As a child, I grew up playing sports. Sports were

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Progress Times Three

Internships offer graduates an opportunity to work, study, and to serve in ministry in a hands-on way. Graduate Ernie Avila is now working at the mission’s thrift store through the

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Bible Stories & a New Life

For ten months Mrs. Esperanza Bravo has come to the mission’s food pantry for help, and each time she has brought three small children she babysits at home. Several months

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From the Depths

My name is Michael Alameda. I am 34 years old, and I was raised in Oxnard, California. I have three older brothers and two wonderful parents, none of whom used

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