Since 1972, the Long Beach Rescue Mission has been dedicated to helping others and committed to changing broken lives through the power of Jesus Christ. They apply their own unique approach with resources from local agencies. The Rescue Mission provides shelter and an extensive of portfolio of programs proven to transform the mind, body and spirit of those seeking a better life. The Long Beach Rescue Mission provides emergency services, case management, a New Life Program, a Bridge Program, a Learning Center, and a chapel to all individuals that ask for help.

West Lakewood Baptist makes monetary donations in addition to food donations given during the holiday season. For more information on the work done at the Long Beach Rescue Mission, please visit their website.