CRC News |7.22.2021
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CRC a Pilot Site for EDCO
Community Resource Center has partnered with EDCO on their new organics recycling program and has begun recycling organic food waste and diverting it from the landfill as part of the next step to achieving California’s Zero Waste goals.
CEO's Blog: Because of You
From the Desk of John Van Cleef
"Every day passes with awareness of how many people give so much of themselves to the compassion expressed through CRC. Our donors, volunteers and staff offer self-giving love to people who are hungry, homeless and hurting from deep reservoirs that always have enough to help others..."
CRC Staff named Emerging Leader
CRC staff regularly provide exemplary service to our community. Recently, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce celebrated forty emerging leaders and CRC’s Domestic Violence Education and Prevention Specialist, Luis Canseco, was honored as one of 2021’s “40 Under 40.”
Resale Store Collabs with Coach
In the Spring of 2021, Dawn Rodriguez, a manager and Coach Cares Ambassador at the Coach Outlet Store in Carlsbad, reached out to CRC to discuss a possible volunteer opportunity with our Resale Stores. She was particularly interested in using her experience with visual merchandising and digital marketing, and felt she and others on her team could be of use.
Program Spotlight
Assisting Seniors in Need

Pat and his partner Ellen were struggling to make ends meet with their social security income. Pat had gotten a part time job to make sure they could pay their rent on time, but when he lost that job they needed help until his unemployment began and he could find another job.

CRC was able to provide short term rental assistance to these seniors and connect them with food and nutrition support to ensure they could remain in their home and had healthy food to eat.

CRC’s homelessness prevention programs provide assistance to help you remain in your home. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please contact Integrative Services at or call (760) 753-8300.
Partner Spotlight
Thank you for your generous support received in June:

Transforming Partners:
Roland E. Leadon and Janet S. Leadon Trust

Leading Partners:
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
Zable Foundation

Empowering Partners:
Bravo Foundation

Sustaining Partners:
City of Solana Beach
Jewish Community Foundation Vulnerable Populations

Get Involved
Volunteer Opportunity
Join our volunteer team! We are looking for a volunteer photographer to take weekly photos at our Resale Stores to be shared on social media. You don't have to be a professional, we'll provide tips for taking the photos ... this is a great way learn or brush up on your photography skills! Contact us to learn more.