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Pacificans Care 2020 annual Grants

Pacificans Care provides annual grants to Pacifica’s four core social service agencies: the
Pacifica Youth Service Bureau, Pacifica Resource Center, Pacifica Senior Services, and Pacifica
Child Care Services. This year, thanks to Pacifica’s generous donors, Pacificans Care contributed
$69,500 for services that significantly improve the lives of Pacifica’s children, youth, families,
and seniors.


The Pacificans Care Emergency Fund responded to the needs of Pacifica’s families
impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic with emergency grants totaling $35,000 thanks to the
generous support of the Pacifica community and businesses like Oceana Market and Grocery
Outlet. These grants supported groceries for those in need, housing and rental assistance,
senior Meals on Wheels and Grab and Go lunches, refrigeration and cooking equipment, and
summer camp experiences for our youth.

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Pacifica Youth Service Bureau

$12,500

The Youth Service Bureau is committed to never turning away anyone for services because of inability to pay and the Pacificans Care grant helps to ensure that Pacifica families receive
needed counseling services and to continue placing a MFT Counseling Intern at Terra Nova High School to provide onsite counseling for students.

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Pacifica Child Care Services

$7,000

Pacifica Child Care Services provides and extensive educational and recreational activities program including local community trips, distance learning activity packets and special events for the 260 children enrolled in summer Child Care programs. Summer activities are an important part of the summer program for children who spend nine hours per day for six weeks
at one location.

Pacifica Resource Center

$25,000

The Pacifica Resource Center will continue to provide over 40,000 services to 1,200
unduplicated households, increasing the financial stability of 1 in 10 Pacifica Families, preventing and reducing homelessness in Pacifica, and continuing monthly grocery deliveries to at least 150 Pacifica families. When families and individuals have the resources needed to maintain their households, they are less likely to become homeless and less likely to develop stress-related health issues, resulting in a healthier, happier, and more stable Pacifica.

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Pacifica Senior Services

$25,000

These are very uncertain times for providing services for seniors since they are the most vulnerable population for the COVID-19. The Pacificans Care grant will assist Senior Services in maintaining, enhancing, and reimagining how to continue providing social, nutritional, and essential programs to Pacifica seniors safely. Senior Services is currently providing Meal on Wheels services to homebound seniors and "Grab and Go" lunches for pick up during the week at the community center

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Pacificans Care 

Emergency Fund

COVID Can't Stop Good Campaign

2020

Pacifica Senior Services

$14,500

The Pacificans Care Emergency Fund grant to Pacifica Senior Services in now helping to serve up
to 200 Grab and Go lunches a day to seniors who pick up, what may be their substantial meal of the day, from the center and has provided 130 $50 grocery gift certificates for Meals on Wheels
clients and Shopping Assistance program generously provided by Oceana Market and matched
Pacificans Care.

Pacifica Resource Center

$8,000

The Pacificans Care Emergency Fund grant to the Pacifica Resource Center is covering installation costs for a container-size refrigerator unit to store produce and grocery items for food deliveries to over 200 Pacifica families and emergency rental or mortgage assistance to families in need as a result of job loss.

Pacifica Child Care Services

$5,500

Pacifica Child Care Services was able to provide subsidized pre-school child-care program families with seventy $50 grocery certificates from Oceana Market and forty $50 grocery gift cards from Grocery Outlet for school age program families. Certificates and cards were matched with funds from the Pacificans Care Emergency Fund.

Jefferson Union High School District Student Assistant Program

$2,000

130 Pacifica high school students at Terra Nova High School are receiving breakfast and lunch Jefferson Union High School District Student Assistance Program through the Pacificans Care Emergency Fund grant.

Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department Summer Adventure Camp

$5,000

The emergency fund grant supports the Parks, Beach and Recreation Department Summer
Adventure Camp program serving 96 Pacifica children and youth. The camp program has been modified to comply with mask wearing and social distancing requirements while providing a place where campers can make friends, learn, and have fun.

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