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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?
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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…
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,…
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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…
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Serve Your City 2021

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Wow Church!  Serve Your City Was a Huge Success!  Give, Serve, Love!  These are just a few highlights from the event that North Coast can celebrate.  The church could not have accomplished these without the generosity of the church members and community.    5,682 total volunteers overall projects   19,090 hours of labor overall projects   12,000 toiletry kits for homeless  848 Blessing Bags for seniors distributed  …

Make Toiletry Kits

Interfaith Community Services has a great need for toiletry kits during this crisis.  Those who come seeking help at Interfaith can enjoy a shower or take a toiletry bag.  Prepare toiletry kits with the suggested supply list and drop them off at their Escondido or Oceanside locations.  Complete details on the link below. Toiletry Kit…
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Love Working with Horses?

Ivey Ranch Ground Beautification, Select Saturdays every month, 9am-12pm – Oceanside Love spending time outdoors? Working with your hands? A great way to make a difference in the community is to help Ivey Ranch in Oceanside with their Grounds Beautification.  Activities include general gardening and beautification of the their grounds and garden plots, including clearing…

Food Drive

Our local food pantries are in GREAT need of non-perishables. They are serving the homeless and underserved populations that are in severe crisis during this time. Help support several of our partner organizations and drop off your donations on May 2, 9am-12pm at your North Coast Campus (please note that RB and Ramona drop off…
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