Child Reading

Reading with Kids is a No-Brainer

It’s a no-brainer that reading is one of the most important skills a child can possess, and once they learn to read, it can never be taken away.  Whether or not a child knows how to read has large ramifications for their success or failure in life. The Community Service team was surprised to learn that Maryland Elementary school, located just two miles from…

A Hoedown at Ivey Ranch in Oceanside

A Western style hoedown is coming to Oceanside October 16th.  This event is a huge fundraiser for Ivey Ranch Park Association to raise money for its riding programs that help hundreds in the community.  Guests can look forward to country music, a barbecue lunch, horseback riding demonstrations and lots of fun and games.    Who does Ivey Ranch…
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Donate Blood

There is still a severe shortage of blood.  Hospital demand continues to outpace donations, and your help is vital.  Make an appointment today at one of our North Coast locations supported by The American Red Cross or San Diego Blood Bank.  Appointments are necessary. SIGN UP TO GIVE BLOOD!AM I ELIGIBLE TO DONATE BLOOD?
outdoor projects

Outdoor Beautification Projects

Help enhance the natural beauty of the local area by improving the community forests, trails, roadsides and nature preserves.  Work may include planting, trail maintenance, trash pick-up, weeding, pruning, digging, and re-establishing native trees.  All the projects are outdoors and group sizes are limited in order to stay within Covid guidelines.  Please bring and wear a…

5 Ways to Love on Local Seniors!

North Coast has partnered with organizations in the community to serve our seniors because living alone can be tough for them.  Some don’t have family nearby to check on them, thus a blessing bag/toiletry kit, grocery delivery or a ride to the doctor’s office can be such an important service.  It can help uplift their…
Backpack

North Coast Has Been Stuffing Backpacks for Over 10 Years!  

Top Five Questions We Get Asked About the Drive  Why we do it? North Coast hosts the annual Backpack Drive in order to collect backpacks stuffed FULL of school supplies for local homeless children and at-risk youth.  The goal is to set up these children for success by providing them with the proper school supplies.  As simple as it seems,…
Infant

Baby Bottle Drive 2021 Was a Huge Success!

Thank you, North Coast! This past June, hundreds of you filled baby bottles with cash, check, and change in an effort to support our local pregnancy resource centers.  Together, we have collected over $64,000 so far for these life-affirming resource centers – and that number will only continue to grow as more baby bottles are…
Baby wrapped in towel

Thank You North Coast for Saving Lives!

10+ Years of Supporting Local Pregnancy Clinics! During the month of June, hundreds of you filled baby bottles with cash, check, and change in an effort to support our local pregnancy resource centers.  Together, we have collected over $64,000 so far for these life-affirming resource centers – and that number will only continue to grow…

Baby Bottle Drive: June 6-13, 2021

North Coast supports several clinics throughout North County during the annual baby bottle drive.  Each year, these pregnancy medical clinics serve thousands of women facing unplanned pregnancies and encourage pregnant women to choose life for their unborn child.  They provide free counseling, classes, ultrasounds, supplies and more.  Your donation will help these organizations continue their services…
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