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Outfit New Homeless Shelter

impacted hundreds of people Costa Mesa staff and IKEA designers, Allen wrenches in hand, outfit new homeless shelter A new permanent bridge shelter on Costa Mesa’s Airway Avenue was taking shape Tuesday — one Allen wrench turn at a time — as IKEA designers and volunteers worked side by side assembling donated furniture in advance of a mid-April opening. The …

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Food Insecurity in Orange County Rises

I was just so excited to get out of my house and do something I felt was useful Food insecurity in Orange County rises Bag of onions, in. A box of clinking canned goods. Bananas, pineapples, a big juicy watermelon. Load it up, close the trunk, onto the next. That was the routine 1,200 times Thursday morning as volunteers loaded …

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Supplies to 1,200 Families

The first COVID-19 drive-through food distribution held in Costa Mesa Community members give supplies to 1,200 families The first COVID-19 drive-through food distribution held in Costa Mesa was executed this week with precision and speed. On Thursday, 150 volunteers were needed to load boxes and bags packed with shelf-stable items and fresh produce into the trunks of 1,200 vehicles that …

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Costa Mesa Food Drive

we were able to serve 1,100 Families Costa Mesa Food Drive Trellis had the honor of collaborating with Ikea, City of Costa Mesa, OC Food Bank, Power of One Foundation, Community Action Partnership and many other local partners to distribute food to 1,100 families. Thank you so much to the 160 volunteers who came out and served, some as early …

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Homeward Bound

they have never seen people care so much and act so responsively to a person in need. Homeward Bound Outreach coordinator was on her way to work and got a phone call from a male on the street, within 5 minutes time she was at McDonalds meeting the client and doing a intake from a safe distance. As a housing …

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CONVERGENCE House of Prayer

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House of Prayer Hearing, Knowing, and Obeying the Voice of God. Let’s face it – life around us is becoming increasingly more chaotic in this world. It is very apparent that every believer hearing and knowing the voice of the Lord for ourselves will become even more vital in the days to come. As a House of Prayer, …

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Loving our Neighbor in a Tangible Way

five churches working together Loving our Neighbor in a Tangible Way Five Costa Mesa Churches work together to help an elderly woman (Judith) bring her front yard up to the city’s code and avoid a citation. After receiving a phone call from the Costa Mesa Police Department’s Code Enforcement, Trellis was able to facilitate a volunteer effort to help a …

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National Night Out 2019

I’ve lived here 35 years and we haven’t done this before. National Night Out 2019 Trellis partnered with the Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) to help facilitate and promote Neighborhood Block Parties.  This was the first time in over 15 years that National Night Out (NNO) was celebrated in this way. On August 6th the CMPD visited six Neighborhood BBQ’s …

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National Day of Prayer

impacted hundreds of people National day of prayer At Trellis, our biggest value and the roots of our organization are in prayer. It was our pleasure to facilitate a National Day of Prayer event this year that was held at Heroes Hall on the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa on Thursday, May 2nd. Two services were held that evening. The …

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Convergence

to come together from different directions Convergence Converge – “to come together from different directions (heavenly and earthly dimensions) to an intersecting point to achieve union.  Each dimension has distinction, yet with a significant merging or overlapping to form one unified reality”. Since its inception in November of last year, “Convergence House of Prayer” has drawn many people from various …