OUT BAG GUIDELINES

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choose your ministry and pick which bag you want to shop for.

stick to the list
make sure to stick to the specific items and quantities listed. please don't buy bulk and make sure all items fit into one bag.

shop smart
it can be cost effective to shop at dollar type stores for many of these items. no specific brands are required.

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IMPORTANT: we will be frequently updating and adjusting the lists as the needs of our ministry partners change. make sure you are using a current list as you shop.

about OUT BAGS

CLINICA SIERRA VISTA

Clinica Sierra Vista, a non-profit corporation, was created to provide health care to poor, migrant farmworkers who harvest the lush agricultural fields in the southern San Joaquin Valley. Today, Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population.

BAG #1
cleaning supplies - est. cost $15-30

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BAKERSFIELD HOMELESS CENTER

The mission of the Bakersfield Homeless Center is to provide the support and resources to families and individuals in crisis while helping them to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.

BAG #1
baby items – est. cost $20-30
(items for expecting or parenting teens)

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DREAM CENTER

The Dream Center assists current and former Kern County foster youth transition to independence and self-sufficiency.

BAG #1 MEN
men’s hygiene – est. cost $10-30

BAG #1 WOMEN
women’s hygiene – est. cost $11-31

BAG #2
cleaning supplies - est. cost $15-30

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YOUTH FOR CHRIST

Our vision is to mobilize caring adults and student leaders in order to meet the physical, social, mental and spiritual needs of every young person in Kern County through collaborations and partnerships with local churches, schools, institutions and community programs.

BAG #1
cleaning supplies - est. cost $15-30

Bag #2
baby items – est. cost $20-30
(items for expecting or parenting teens)

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THE MISSION

The Mission at Kern County’s purpose is to offer an environment conducive to the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the people we serve by providing hope and a future through Jesus Christ.

BAG #1
men’s hygiene – est. cost $10-30

BAG #2
women’s hygiene – est. cost $11-31

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PLAZA TOWERS

This ministry exists to take care of the elderly who live in the Plaza Towers complex.

BAG #1
cleaning supplies - est. cost $15-30

CHURCH WITHOUT WALLS

With the help of God Almighty, we assist in meeting the basic needs of the people of the Oildale community, providing spiritual and physical nourishment. We also show local church congregations how they can serve right here at home.

BAG #1
food and toilet paper – est. cost $14-25
(pop tops for any canned items)

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FLOOD

Flood Ministry is dedicated to meet the physical, relational and spiritual needs for those who are deeply impoverished in our community with an emphasis on housing stability to promote self-worth, increased self-sufficiency and greater overall health.

BAG #1
bed room – est. cost $30-50

BAG #2
bathroom bag – est. cost $15-60

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