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Faith Lutheran hold fundraiser for HB homeless

by: HB news staff writer
Posted: May 22, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH...Faith Lutheran Church on Saturday morning, May 20th partnered with the Coast to Coast Foundation in a fundraising event to aid the homeless of Huntington Beach.

Head of the Outreach program Becky and Joe Patton



Church volunteer Justin Marciniec


The parking lot of the church at the corner of Ellis Avenue and Chapel Lane was turned into an area where the public for a small donation would relax and have a awesome Midwest style smoked BBQ sandwich and more.

Church members give up their Saturday to help the homeless



This is their secret sauce for the meat


The church's Praise music group provided the entertainment music while some of the younger members of the congregation were out by Ellis Ave. holding signs for passing motorists to see.

Albert Rasch Jr. with HB City Councilman Patrick Brenden


Newly elected City Councilman Patrick Brenden came to lend a hand during the three-hour event. Brenden tries to attend as many local events as his busy schedule allows.

Several church volunteers came to meet our popular councilman including Reverend Dr. Richard Paul (second from right)


The city's Patrol/Taxi (half and half) vehicle was parked in the front of the church's lot to remind motorists of the dangers of driving non-sobber. It was later replaced with a regular patrol vehicle.

Carlene Hendricks and Sue Harris from Coast to Coast Foundation hand out information on their organization



Marva Grimm stands next to a Coast to Coast sign


Members of the Coast to Coast Foundation were on hand to show the public where their donations will go towards at helping out the homeless as well as talking about some of their awesome success stories.

Coast to Coast Foundation Outreaches meetings are held regularly with Law Enforcement Agency that they contract with. Presently the outreaches include Fullerton Police, Huntington Beach Police, O.C. Sheriff's - Lake Forest, Tustin police, Corona Police and Anaheim Police.

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