Barbara from MOM just called to cancel our time there this Friday.
No one will be available to let us in.
She profusely apologized.
Barbara promised she will be there in July,
Sorry for the short notice.
MOM is a national organization.
San Diego Military Outreach Ministries (SDMOM) has a long tradition of serving military families beginning in World War Two. In January 2006, SDMOM was incorporated as a separate ecumenical 501(c)(3) public charity. Supported by churches, businesses, civic organizations, military and their families and private donors, we provide helping services to enlisted military families (mostly ranks E-5 and below) and families of deployed and injured service members in San Diego County in the more than 14 military installations south of Camp Pendleton. We serve families of all faiths. Endorsed by the Ecumenical Council.
A San Diego faith based charity serving military families on bases, in housing areas, in the community and at our San Diego Military Outreach MinistriesDistribution Centerlocated at4426 Harbinson Ave., La Mesa, Ca. 91942.
Enlisted families (ranks E-5 and lower and wounded warriors) of all faiths at the more than 14 locations south of Camp Pendleton in San Diego county.
We provide (free of charge):
Food bags, bread, gift cards, children's clothing, toys and bikes, infant diapers and baby food, baby furniture, and small household goods (dishes, pots 'n pans....).
We host or provide:
Frequent baby showers on the Navy and Marine Corps bases
Family Readiness gatherings
Regular briefings on bases
The San Diego Community, you make it happen.
Donations of funds for operations: We employ 2 part time military wives and an administrative assistant, maintain 3 vehicles and maintain an office.
Donations in kind: The items and supplies we give away to about 1,000 families a month come from the generosity of our community businesses, organizations, churches and individuals.
Volunteers: Our organization is run by volunteers. About 80 volunteers a month assist with our programs.
Award from Third Marine Air Wing, Commanding General, and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Commanding Officer, reads in part:
"For your constant, faithful and devoted service to the Marines, Sailors and Family Members of the Third Marine Aircraft Wing and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Your devotion, dedication and endless support to service members and their families have left a lasting, positive impact on our ability to accomplish our missions. On behalf of the Marines and Sailors... please accept our sincerest appreciation for your contribution and your compassionate understanding in the role of a Marine Corps volunteer. You have become a vital member of our Marine Corps Family....Your volunteer service is in keeping with the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. Semper Fi!!"
"San Diego Military Outreach Ministries and San Diego Military Outreach Ministry are registered trade names by San Diego Military Outreach Ministries, a California Corporation."