Welcome to Lakewood Village Community Church Missions program! Our congregation is committed to helping those in need. Throughout the year, we collect food, clothes, household goods, toys, hygiene products, school supplies and other items to donate to local charities. We make sandwiches and put together lunches for the local homeless community. We also contribute to local and international organizations that help improve the lives of others. Below is a list of our Missions Partners. If you feel called to help, please reach out to our Missions director, Chris Martin.
Bethune Booster Club (LBUSD) - Long Beach, CA
The Mary McLeod Bethune Transitional Center for Homeless Students provides Long Beach Unified School District homeless students and families with many necessary materials and services they would otherwise not have access to such as medical services and equipment, extracurricular activities, groceries, uniforms and shoes. They teach students their students to believe that all things are possible.
Christian Outreach in Action - Long Beach, CA
Provides food, shelter and additional support for families in need in Long Beach. Lakewood Village Community Church funds are used entirely for feeding the homeless.
For the Child - Long Beach, CA
Child abuse treatment and prevention and family focused mental health. Funds help provide safety net services for abused and neglected children and their families in Long Beach in instances where the families have no insurance or other method of getting assistance.
Long Beach Rescue Mission - Long Beach, CA
Provides Bible-based guidance and encouragement as well as meals, shelter and relief for homeless men, women and children in Long Beach. Funds are used as a general contribution.
Lilly’s Legacy - Long Beach, CA
Lilly’s Legacy distributes critical supplies with care and dignity to over 200 men and women per month in the Long Beach area. These individual are sheltering in non-traditional outdoor spaces where essential life-sustaining amenities are otherwise not available. We distribute lunches, blankets and personal hygiene bags to improve the lives of others.
Precious Lamb Childcare - Long Beach, CA
At Precious Lamb, it is our goal to provide a balance of social, emotional, intellectual and physical stimulation which is essential for the development of the whole child in addition to specializing in working with at-risk children with behavioral, development and social/emotional needs.
Ray Fletcher Outreach - Compton, CA
Founded by legacy Lakewood Village Community Church members this original "grass roots" shelter outreach service uses funds for mission work throughout Compton, Los Angeles and Long Beach for homeless and needy / low income families as well as homeless pregnant teens. Funds are used as a general contribution.
Lakewood Village Community Church helps church members and our friends by providing a location to donating unneeded goods. Items that fit can be dropped off to the donation shed or you can call Sallie Del Rio at (310) 780-7219 to schedule a pickup of large items. To donate, is more than an act of convenience or the simple decluttering of a garage or closet. Your donations are changing lives every day!
Relay for Life
The Relay or Life movement is dedicated to helping communities attack cancer. Through funds donated, time given, or awareness raised, our communities are teaming up - virtually or in person - to make a difference. When we rally together in the fight against cancer, we can accomplish anything. Walk with us.
Communidad para Baja California - Ensenada, Mexico
Funds used for the BECA program providing scholarships to keep the native children in the indigenous areas outside Ensenada Mexico in school.
Happy Life Children's Home - Nairobi, Kenya
Provides housing and adoption assistance for abandoned babies in Kenya. A portion of the funds are used as a designated donation to hire a worker full time to assist with the children and a portion of the funds are used as a general contribution.
Pan American Institute - Tijuana, Mexico
School for local students providing, through education, hope for a better life for students and their families. Funds used to provide two free meals and a snack as well as uniforms and school supplies.