CRC News | 6.24.2021
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Community Resource Center named 2021 Nonprofit of the Year for District 76!
Each year, California Assemblymembers and State Senators select a nonprofit from their district to be recognized for their work to provide services to those in need, promote social change, and improve the quality of life in their communities. On June 23, 2021, "California Nonprofits Day," Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath honored Community Resource Center as the 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year for Assembly District 76.
CEO's Blog: Making Life Beautiful for Others
From the Desk of John Van Cleef
"An organization is defined by its people – who they are and how they show up. I am grateful for the compassionate people who are the heart of Community Resource Center – volunteers, staff and community supporters – who show up to help their neighbors create paths to healthy food, stable homes and safe relationships..."
Housing Assistance Available
If you live in Oceanside, Carlsbad or Encinitas and are struggling to pay your rent, CRC may be able to help. Learn more about our assistance with housing resources, rental assistance, financial education and individualized support at
Partner Spotlight
Thank you for your generous support received in May:

Leading Partners:
Seth Sprague Foundation

Empowering Partners:
David Tanner Trust
San Diego Food Bank Super Pantry
Susan Chance and Igor Korneitchouk
Wells Fargo Foundation - Housing Affordability Program

Sustaining Partners:
Oberto Family Charitable Fund
Samuel Kernel

Supporting Partners:
Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary
Students Working to End Homelessness

Meet Daniel, Jasmine and Fabiola: young philanthropists on a mission to end homelessness in our community. These students from Ocean Knoll Elementary set out on a project to “create safe housing for our neighborhood.” They raised funds in a bake sale and donated to CRC to help support this cause. Thank you to these caring students! 
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.
Join us for Special Discount Days at Our Resale Stores
Summer is officially here and our Resale Stores are stocked with fun items! Stop by anytime or during our special discount days:

  • Tuesdays: Pick your discount day. Select an envelope to find out if your purchase will be discounted 25-50%.
  • Fridays and Saturdays: 50% discount on a specific colored price tag.
  • Daily: 10% discount for seniors, students and active duty military.

Whether you donate or shop in our stores this summer, you help your community and change lives. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for the latest.