Blessing Our Schools is an outreach to local schools in an effort to assist them with various projects. Serve: Assist in tutoring and pop-up tasks for which help is needed.
PCOM is a very active participant in various disaster relief projects, which have included seven years for Katrina relief in Pearlington, Mississippi and New Orleans, Louisiana; tornado relief projects in Joplin, Missouri, and Birmingham, Alabama and Milltown, California for those who wish to stay closer to home. An abundance of opportunities are available for those skilled and unskilled workers to travel to various cities to work on relief projects. PCOM participates in one big project each year. The focus will be on local communities wherever the need is the greatest that can accommodate 20-30 workers.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been touching lives since 1954 as a Christian sports organization by challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school and junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. Serve: Volunteering to assist with school “huddles” and fundraising events. Contact: www.fca.org.
Forest Home is a non-denominational Christian camp that was founded in 1938 by Dr. Henrietta C. Mears. It is a place where people encounter Jesus, experience transformation and return home refreshed to engage the world. Forest Home Boosters is a Bible Study Group on campus whose projects include raising funds to send PCOM children to camp. Serve: Volunteer opportunities exist for construction projects, inter-generational volunteer days and prayer. Contact: www.foresthome.org.
Forest Home Military Program is a program conducted at Forest Home by chaplains and consists of retreats for groups of active duty singles, couples and families. These programs are funded by benevolent donors, in which PCOM participates. Serve: Offer prayers and financial assistance.
Organization offers family support, advocates for legislation and supports research efforts and works to educate the public to reduce stigma those with mental illness. In collaboration with the entire community, NAMI advocates for a life of quality and dignity, one without discrimination, for all those persons affected by mental illness. Contact: www.namioc.org.
South Coast Literacy Council is an English as a Second Language tutoring class that meets at PCOM every Monday and Wednesday morning. Serve: Opportunities are available for tutor in English.
South County Outreach is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization providing comprehensive services to families and seniors. Founded in 1989, SCO serves thousands of families each month with food, shelter, services and counseling. Serve: Many opportunities exist to volunteer with food drives, book drives, restocking the food pantry, office assistance, driving a truck to pick up food barrels at churches; computer lab, Resale Thrift Shop, adopt a family for the holidays with meals, toys, back to school backpacks and school supplies, prayers and donations. Contact: www.sco-oc.org.
Adults who care enough about kids to go to them on their turf and culture in Ladera Ranch to build bridges of authentic friendships that dramatically influence their lifelong journey in walking with God. Contact: www.younglife.org.