Christmas with a Mission - Ventura County Rescue Mission


Christmas with a Mission

Ventura County Rescue Mission’s annual Community Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway

Dec. 15 at Faith Community Church, 723 South D St., Oxnard, starting at 8 a.m.

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The Mission is partnering with several county agencies that will be available throughout the day to provide services and information:

  • The County of Ventura will be present with the Mobile Health Clinic, which will offer health screenings and medical services, including flu shots.
  • Ventura County Human Services and Gold Coast Health Plan will be offering information on medical programs, including Cal Fresh and Medi-Cal.


More than 200 volunteers will be running the event, which will feature games, a bounce house, and balloon artists.

Nearly 1,500 kids are expected to receive toys at the event. Pre-registration for the toy giveaway take place at the Mission three weeks prior to the event. Toys distributed as part of the giveaway are being donated by community members, who have been running toy drives and collections all month. Motor4Toys also made a generous toy donation.

Donations of new, unwrapped toys are still needed. Both can be dropped off at the Mission at 234 E. 6th St, Oxnard. Contact Suzanne West, Community Relations, as (805) 436-4592 or at for more information.